Applying for Residency

Interested In Applying To Future Rounds Of Incubation At Bikkurim?

For additional information you may contact:
Administrative Coordinator / 212.284.6896 /

Interested parties should download and complete a pre-application.


Incubator Eligibility

Applicant organizations must be:

  • Early stage (founded within the past five years)
  • Headquartered in New York City
  • Non-profit (or aiming to become one or become a part of one)
  • Jewish

Criteria for Incubator Residency

Content – the project is innovative, brings added value to the Jewish landscape and direct benefit to the Jewish people.

Leadership – key activists have an entrepreneurial spirit, can devote sufficient time and energy to the project, and are eager to participate in the Bikkurim community.

Readiness – the organization is ripe for accelerated growth, has realistic and feasible goals, is open to advice and critique, and can demonstrate a commitment to organization-building.

Atid Hazak Eligibility

The process for bringing new organizations into Atid Hazak is still under development. Interested organizations and funders should contact the Executive Director, Aliza Mazor at

General Eligibility

The organizations best positioned to take advantage of this initiative are relatively stable, have a proven program model, market demand, and an appetite for growth. They are:

  • Post-Start-up (8-15 years old)
  • Growing steadily and have a budget of $1-5 million
  • Founded by entrepreneurs or grassroots leaders
  • Innovative and have successfully advanced new concepts, models, or programs
  • Recognized for significant impacts that are relevant to broad elements of the Jewish community
  • Of interest to multiple potential investors