Jewish Funders Network is a community that grows the size and impact of Jewish philanthropy. We connect funders together, empower individual excellence, and catalyze collective action. We work for a vibrant, meaningful, inclusive, interconnected, creative, and compassionate world.

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    First-Time Attendees Webinar: JFN Conference 2019
    Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM

    JFN 2019

    This webinar will empower first-time conference attendees to get as much out of the conference as you can. We'll discuss everything you need to know to have an enjoyable and productive experience—from the flow of a typical conference day to strategies for networking and side meetings to information about site tours and hosted dinners. Plus we'll answer whatever other questions you may have.

    Webinar login and dial-in information will be provided upon RSVP.

    How to Use the 2019 Conference Website & Mobile App
    Wednesday, March 06, 2019 at 12:00 PM

    JFN 2019

    Join David Ezer, Senior Director of Programs for Jewish Funders Network, to learn how to best use and navigate the website and mobile app that was created for the conference.  These tools will help you get the most out of your experience at the conference. You will learn how to look up session, set up networking meetings and more!

    Webinar login and dial-in information will be provided upon RSVP.

    JFN 2019 International Conference (San Francisco)
    Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM through March 19, 2019

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    JFN’s annual conference is the premier event in Jewish philanthropy.

    Hundreds of funders and foundation professionals come together to leverage the power of networks and immerse themselves in a vibrant dialogue about the pressing issues. Every conference is a place to connect, reunite, and bond with other Jewish funders, and a time for active learning. Panel discussions and programs feature leading experts in philanthropy illuminating tools and techniques that can make your giving more impactful and meaningful.

    More information will be forthcoming.

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    Video: Holocaust Ignorance: Problems & Solutions

    A webinar on the state of Holocaust knowledge and education in North America, with experts from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany (Claims Conference), Yad Vashem, and the Azrieli Foundation.

    On this past Yom HaShoah, the Claims Conference released the findings of a Holocaust Awareness and Knowledge Survey, conducted in the United States. The study revealed alarming gaps in knowledge; while most Americans have some level of awareness of the Holocaust, 41% of those surveyed, and two thirds of Millennials, did not know about Auschwitz, and one third of all those surveyed thought fewer than 2 million Jews were killed during the Holocaust.

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    The Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund (LA) Opens 2019 Grant Cycle


    The Jewish Venture Philanthropy Fund announces the opening of its 2019 grant cycle on February 1. (Submission deadline: March 1.) The Fund seeks to support the Jewish community in North America and Israel by searching out and supporting those unique ideas that are backed by passion and by leadership with a plan to strengthen and positively impact our Jewish community.

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