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Hy and Bella Vile Legacy Fund

A mother and daughter reciting the Shabbat blessing
A mother and daughter reciting the Shabbat blessing


The Hy and Bella Vile Legacy Fund awards $10,000 each year as a means for the Vile’s grandchildren and great grandchildren to perpetuate the names of Hy and Bella Vile and their love of the Kansas City Jewish community.
Applications must be for programs which have a positive impact on the Jewish community and are restricted to the Greater Kansas City area. Grant applications are due April 15.

Fund Objectives:

Funding priorities include innovative programs that make a significant impact in Jewish identity formation and assist members of the Jewish community within the Greater Kansas City area who are facing financial crisis.

Application Instructions:

Grant applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Beatrice Fine at (913) 327-4618 before applying for a grant.
Applications are due April 15.
If a deadline falls on a weekend, applications are due the next business day.

To apply for funding, please submit a 1-2 paragraph description of a program from your agency which would benefit from a grant of $5,000 or less to Beatrice Fine AND Antoinette Starks. It is not necessary to submit agency and program budgets.