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Federations and Orthodox groups call for quadrupling security funds for nonprofits

 

October 23, 2020



WASHINGTON (JTA) — Two Orthodox umbrella groups and the Jewish Federations of North America joined a faith groups’ letter to congressional appropriators asking them to quadruple funds for security grants for vulnerable nonprofits, to $360 million.

The letter, also signed by Christian, Sikh and Muslim groups, says the $90 million available has run out.

“At a time of increasing extremism and antagonism towards different religious groups and religion in general, we believe significant increased funding for this important government program in fiscal year 2021 is imperative,” said the l...



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