Congregation Beth Israel Social Action Committee | Donation Application

Congregation Beth Israel Social Action Committee | Donation Application

Submission Guidelines and Eligibility

  1. Applicants should be nonprofit organizations recognized for their tax-exempt status under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Please include a copy of the letter verifying your organization’s tax exempt status. 
  2. Organizations should provide services to people living in the greater Portland community including Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, and Clark Counties.
  3. Organizations should clarify whether they are applying for a Social Action General Tribute Fund or a Social Action Food Fund donation.

CBI Donation Application

Please provide an overview of your organization and your request. Include:

  • Please provide details about your request, including a) total amount b) purpose of the donation c) who will benefit d) donation period and e) other funders for this project/program
  • Please include project budget details, annual budget amount, and primary organization funders

For questions, please call Tracy Manaster Alifanz at (503) 222-1069 or email You may also send supporting information and documents to this address. 


Application review and timetable

Applications received by February 28th for June distribution and applications received by August 31st for December distribution. Organizations may submit an application for consideration more than once in a year. Time sensitivity should be noted.

 Final report

Please provide a letter to the Social Action Committee within 60 days of using the donation detailing how the funds were spent, who benefited, and any challenges you experienced.

Add the Social Action Committee to your organization email/mailing list for updates and annual report.