2021 Nominations: JJ Greenberg Memorial Award

Now is the time to nominate a young and talented foundation professional for the J.J. Greenberg Memorial Award!

This award, administered by JFN, honors foundation professionals engaged in grantmaking, age 40 and under, who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in Jewish philanthropy. Learn more about the award and meet past honorees here.

Deadline for all Nomination, Reference, and Personal Statement Forms:

Monday, December 21, 5 pm ET

The winner will be announced at the JFN 2021 International Conference.

All forms must be fully complete and submitted by the deadline. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.

To renominate someone from a previous year, or if you have other questions, please write to jjaward@jfunders.org.

Each nomination should consist of one Nomination Form (completed by person making the nomination), two Reference Forms, and one Personal Statement Form (written by the nominee). 

IMPORTANT: Do not fill the forms out in your web browser. Save the blank forms to your computer first, then fill them out and save as you go.

Please email all completed forms (save as PDFs, with the nominee's name in the file name), with the nominee's name in the subject line, to jjaward@jfunders.org

Candidates should exemplify J.J.’s legacy:

  • Be of good character, exhibiting qualities such as humility, kindness, thoughtfulness, and humor;
  • Display creativity and innovation in their professional work;
  • Possess strong leadership and communications skills;
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of the commitment to tikkun olam;
  • Be collaborative and persuasive advocates for Judaism, Jewish causes, Israel, and Klal Yisrael and committed to the full integration of Jewish living in the general society; and
  • Show potential for growth and advancement in the field of Jewish philanthropy.


About the Award >>

Past Recipients >>