We will once again be offering Anything Grants in 2021 funded by the Staenberg Family Foundation and friends of the Federation for Jewish organizations in Omaha, Lincoln and Council Bluffs.  These special one-time matching grants will range from $1000 to $5000, equal to 50 percent of the project budget.  Organizations are responsible for raising the remaining 50 percent from other sources. Project budgets should not to exceed $10,000.  Michael and Carol Staenberg chose to establish the Staenberg Family Foundation in 2005 to mobilize resources needed to preserve and enhance Jewish life in St. Louis, Israel and around the world. They have now expanded their support to Omaha where Michael was born and raised. The Staenbergs hope that their actions will inspire others to give back to the community by funding Anything Grants to benefit Jewish non-profit organizations or synagogues in Omaha, Lincoln or Council Bluffs.  

    All applicants must have a 501(c)3 tax status.

    Grant applications will be accepted 2/2/21-2/28/21.

    Anything Grants, like the name says, could be for anything, such as hiring a nonprofit consultant, purchasing technology, Staff development  or building needs.

    Applications will be accepted at: anything-grant-application.

    You must complete the application all at once, this program does not allow for saving and budgets will need to be emailed to me.

    These grants are intended for projects or programs on your wish list that would not be funded without this grant.  For more information please visit our website: https://

    For questions or to discuss possibly grant ideas, please contact Senior Director of Community Impact and Special Projects Louri Sullivan at