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MATCH is a matching grants program which aims to spark dynamic new funding relationships for Jewish day school education.  Funded by the AVI CHAI and Kohelet Foundations and in partnership with the Jewish Funders Network (JFN) and the Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE).

We are pleased to announce the final MATCH 2012-13 program statistics:

Thank you to the AVI CHAI and Kohelet foundations for their generous support of Jewish day schools in North America.

As of April 15, 2013, all MATCH 2012-13 communications should be directed to

Expired MATCH deadlines:

Thank you to the federations that supported PEJE’s research of day schools.

PEJE looks forward to our continued work with schools and communities to strengthen the field of day school education. Day schools with questions are invited to contact PEJE at May we go from strength to strength.

match-boysOur school received a MATCH in a previous challenge. At that time, MATCH helped us to form meaningful, long-term partnerships with donors who contributed major gifts. How exciting to have this incentive once again! We look forward to engaging new donors who will make an important impact on day school education. Thank you for helping us motivate our community to engage in the mitzvah of tzedakah.

—Elaine L. Suchow, Director of Development, Solomon Schechter School of Queens

match-girlThank you for this incredible MATCH opportunity. I completely understand the focus of the MATCH as being targeted to non-current parents. This will compel us to work harder to reach beyond our parent donor base in a new way to alumni, grandparents, alumni parents and community friends. I am inspired to cultivate new donors to our school’s annual campaign.

—Stephanie Bash-Soudry, Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Golda Och Academy