Applying for Residency

Interested In Applying To Future Rounds Of Incubation At Bikkurim?

For additional information you may contact:
Administrative Coordinator / 212.284.6896 / info@bikkurim.org

Interested parties should download and complete a pre-application.

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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 amazor@bikkurim.org.

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