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Genesis Prize, Jewish Funders Network Launch Matching Grant Initiative

The Genesis Prize Foundation and the Jewish Funders Network have announced a new matching grant initiative in honor of this year's Genesis Prize laureate, actor Michael Douglas... [More...]
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Weinberg Foundation Matching Grant Initiative Raises More Than $9 million for Workforce Development

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, in partnership with the Jewish Funders Network, announced today $9.3 million in total funding for a matching grant initiative intended to energize the philanthropic community in the area of wo [More...]
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A Day Like Today in Jerusalem

As funders, we need to stop watching [the] deterioration of civility from the sidelines. We certainly are part of the problem, but we are also part of the solution. By choosing who, what, and how we fund, we can reward or punish specific behaviors. [More...]
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Five Lessons for New Philanthropists

In this piece for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Kimberly Dasher Tripp & Michael Kleinman offer five suggestions that new philanthropists should consider to more effectively maximize and measure impact. [More...]
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Lessons for a Lifetime of Judaism

In the final installment of a four-part series about the long-term impact of Jewish teen philanthropy in eJewish Philanthropy, Dafna Laskin, Communications Associate with JTFN, highlights how one teen's involvement in his local Jewish youth philanthropy program helped him find his Jewish [More...]

Featured Events

Webinar: Applying for Matching Funds from the Avenues to Jewish Engagement for Intermarried Families Initiative

September 9, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
EDT

A comprehensive overview of eligibility guidelines, the application process, and the timeline. Intended for nonprofits considering applying for matching funds.

Working Together: Linking Education to Meaningful Employment with the GANDYR Foundation

October 15, 2015 -
9:00am to 11:30am
EDT

A breakfast to learn about the GANDYR Foundation's new initiative, Working Together, which encourages cross-sector coordination and cooperation integrating at-risk youth into meaningful places of employment.

Exploring Trends in Israeli Philanthropy

October 16, 2015 -
9:00am to 10:00am
EDT

JFN's Director of Advisory Services in Israel, Sigal Yaniv Feller, will lead a conversation on philanthropic trends and innovations in Israel, and on how American Jewish funders can connect with their Israeli peers.

Environmental Greenbook Salon: Washington, DC

October 19, 2015 -
6:30pm to 9:00pm
EDT

Join us in Washington, DC for a conversation with Sigal Yaniv Feller, the Director of Advisory Services at our Israel Office as we discuss our recently released Greenbook on "Funding Environmental Stewardship in Israel."