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18 Pomegranates Inc.


Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

18 Pomegranates Inc.

501 Silverside Rd., Ste. 123

Wilmington, DE United States 19809-1377

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $1,395,241

Total giving: $380,615




Established in 2008 in CO

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Chidush Awards

The awards recognize local educators who creatively design and execute innovative Jewish educational experiences and share them with the community. The mission of the program is to reward the efforts of Boulder’s Jewish educators to innovate and share outstanding teaching ideas, while building the Chidush virtual lesson plan library and teacher resource section at HaSifria, Boulder’s Jewish library at the BJCC. Past, present and future Jewish educators and creative thinkers are encouraged to submit ideas that inspire a commitment to Jewish values and love of Jewish learning. The Chidush Awards and the virtual lesson plan library are initiatives of 18 Pomegranates in cooperation with HaSifria and the Colorado Agency for Jewish Education (CAJE). .

Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream is a community-wide project focusing on the future of Jewish learners in Boulder, Colorado. Its mission is to help meet the needs of 21st century learners and promote relevant, life-centered, interactive Jewish education for people of all ages in Boulder. Dare to Dream works to raise community awareness and provide opportunities for local community initiatives.

Seed Council

The Seed Council is charged with making a difference by becoming knowledgeable about philanthropy and exploring ways to promote Tikkun Olam ("repairing the world"). Through joint learning about grant making and philanthropy, the Seed Council will have an opportunity to gain skills in identifying needs in the community, learn about ways to support nonprofit organizations and engage in individual and group philanthropy.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
  • Religion
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Jewish people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $1,395,241 (market value)

Expenditures: $504,066

Total giving: $380,615

Qualifying distributions: $498,630

Giving activities include:

$380,615 for 42 grants (high: $72,000; low: $180)