Seeks Nominees for $5,000 Roslyn A. Wolf Grant Award
(Cleveland, OH - December 29, 2014) -- The National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland (NCJW/Cleveland) has opened the nomination process for the eighth annual Roslyn Z. Wolf Award for Youth, Family and Education. Community non-profit organizations that demonstrate outstanding contributions to our community in the areas of youth, family and education in the past year are encouraged to apply. The award, which will fund a project outlined in the application, includes a $5,000 grant and a permanent plaque with the awardee's name.
The award was established to honor the late Roslyn Z. Wolf's ideals. Mrs. Wolf was a lifelong participant in the academic, fine arts, and Jewish communities. Born in Cleveland, she graduated from Cleveland Heights High School and received a B.S. degree in Art History from Case Western Reserve University. She served on the boards of The Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, Cleveland State University, the Great Lakes Science Center, The Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Play House, Jewish Family Service Association, Ohio Arts Council and Bellefaire/Jewish Children's Bureau. She was also active in many other Cleveland organizations. Roslyn was married to Milton A. Wolf, former United States ambassador to Austria.
Visit www.ncjwcleveland.org for the award criteria and application form to be completed by March 1, 2015 and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 216-378-2205, or mailed to President, NCJW/Cleveland, 26055 Emery Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44128. Contact Linda Barnett, president at 216-378-2204 ext. 102 with any questions.
The National Council of Jewish Women is a volunteer organization that has been at the forefront of social change for over a century. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW works to improve the quality of life for women, children, and families and to ensure individual rights and freedoms through programs and projects initiated by its network of 90,000 members and supporters nationwide.