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Irving J. Fain Social Justice Awards 2019

Fain Awards

The biennial Irving J. Fain Awards honor URJ congregations doing exemplary work to bring about a world filled with justice, compassion and wholeness.

Irving J. Fain Awards

Apply Now

Apply here through July 8, 2019. Reach out to Liz Mitlak, Leadership Development Associate with questions. 

From activism to racial justice, stimulating interfaith dialogue, and refugee assistance, these 17 programs from URJ congregations have been honored with the 2017 Fain Award for their engaging, innovative, and impactful social justice work. Read more about these inspiring programs and learn how your congregation can replicate their successes in your own community. 

View Past Winners

View the official brochures highlighting Fain Award-winning projects (and honorable mentions) from 2001 to 2017 at the links below.