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Templeton Prize

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth who has spent decades bringing spiritual insight to the public conversation, has won the 2016 Templeton Prize.

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Templeton Prize
Templeton Prize

Grantmaking Calendar Announcement

We are pleased to announce two (2) distinct grant application programs in 2016.

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Grantmaking Calendar Announcement
Grantmaking Calendar Announcement

New discovery

JTF grantees at Harvard and MIT have identified a new rocky planet that seems to be an analog of Venus. The newfound world is cool enough to potentially host an atmosphere and close enough (only 39 light-years) that it could be studied in the coming years.

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New discovery
New discovery

The Hunt for Dark Matter

Deep in an abandoned gold mine in rural South Dakota, a team of physicists are hunting for astrophysical treasure. Follow their journey in this short film from Science Friday. 

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The Hunt for Dark Matter
The Hunt for Dark Matter

Gratitude Revealed

Take a journey into the science, mystery, and building blocks of gratitude through 16 film shorts. From wonder and curiosity, to courage and generosity, explore what gratitude is, why it’s important, and what we can do to live more gracious lives.

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Gratitude Revealed
Gratitude Revealed

Funding Timeline

We are currently accepting Online Funding Inquiries for our Core Funding Areas.

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FEATURED GRANTS

FQXi: Foundational Questions in Physics and Cosmology

FEATURED GRANTS

The Purpose Prize™: A Prize for Social Innovators Over the Age of 60

FEATURED GRANTS

Program on Indian Economic Policies: Free Trade, Democracy, and Entrepreneurial Development

FEATURED GRANTS

Religion as the Basis for Power and Property in the First Civilizations: Analysis of the Findings at Çatalhöyük, Turkey