2004 New York Ride Grantees

Total amount raised by the 2004 NY Ride $143,700
Applied toward the cost of the Ride (20%) $28,740
Total proceeds of 2004 NY Ride supporting educational projects $114,960
Launching Tuv Ha’Aretz / Community-Supported Agriculture Project $25,000
General Hazon Support $16,050
Rabbinic Fellowship $8,000
Leadership Development $3,000
Projects in the United States
Canfei Nesharim
to support the Shabbaton held by the first Orthodox environmental organization
general support and scholarships for COEJL conference
Huntington Jewish Center
to create a community garden in honor of HJC’s hosting the 2003 NY Ride
Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center / ADAMAH
half of this grant is used to support the operating costs of the ADAMAH program; half is being used to build a new teen village on the other side of the lake
Teva Learning Center
to support some of the most exciting Jewish environmental education in the US today
The Shalom Nature Center
to support the Marla Bennet memorial garden
Hebrew College Rabbinical School
to support work in Jewish environmental scholarship
Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center
to support environmental programming at the Hebrew School
Partners In Creation
PIC is a coalition of cutting-edge Jewish environmental organizations; this money was used to purchase a banner for use at conferences
Temple Israel Center
to create a community garden in honor of TIC’s hosting the 2004 NY Ride
Projects in Israel and Overseas
American Jewish World Service
to support their work on sustainable development
Arava Institute for Environmental Studies
to support the Masters in Environmental Leadership program
Heschel Center for Environmental Leadership
for general operating costs
Kibbutz Lotan
to support the Lotan Center for Creative Ecology
SPNI Jerusalem
to support the Sustainable Jerusalem Project and to provide resources for the urban garden at the Old Leper Hospital
The Torah Yoga Institute
to support the creation of a Torah Yoga Leadership Program
Other Organizations
Adventure Cycling $100
Green Restaurant Association $180
Hudson Valley Sustainable Communities Network $180
Just Food $360
Sierra Club $180
Transportation Alternatives $180
Other, misc. $100