Upcoming Events

Upcoming events for Jewish Funders Network.

  • 2017 NEXUS Global Youth Summit (Third Party Event)

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM through July 28, 2017


    NEXUS will be holding their 7th annual Global Youth Summit in collaboration with the U.N. in NYC July 27-28, with an opening reception on July 26th.  This is an exclusive gathering of 600+ leading next gen philanthropists, impact investors and social entrepreneurs under the age of 45 from over 70 countries.  You will hear from innovative young change-makers and U.N. leaders and brainstorm creative solutions to pressing problems facing the world in 2017.  

    Jewish Funders Network members have been offered a reduced registration rate of $850 and the opportunity to bypass the application review process. Please contact MikuakR@nexusglobal.org for details.

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  • Strategic Philanthropy (Third Party Event from the Geller-Gallagher Leadership Institute)

    Thursday, August 03, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    SmogShoppe in Los Angeles, CA


    A conversation exploring the value of strategic philanthropy in the Jewish communal landscape with:

    • Chip Edelsberg, immediate past and founding Executive Director of the Jim Joseph Foundation, which has awarded over $450 million in grants as a leader in funding Jewish Education since its founding in 2006 and

    • Rachel Levin, President of Fundamental and Executive Director of the Righteous Persons Foundation, which has awarded more than $100 million in grants to support a meaningful and relevant Jewish community through arts and culture and social justice initiatives,

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  • Exponent Philanthropy CONNECT Conference 2017 (Third Party Event)

    Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 09:00 AM through October 17, 2017
    Hilton Denver Inverness in Denver, CO

    2017 CONNECT Conference


    Designed specifically for funders who practice philanthropy with few or no staff, Exponent Philanthropy's CONNECT is your opportunity to challenge your assumptions, build community, and learn about strategies that will help you achieve your philanthropic goals.

    Jewish Funders Network members are eligible to attend at the Exponent Philanthropy member rate. Members: click here to see the discount code (you must be logged in as a member)

    CONNECT Conference information > >

  • Asia Gathering 2017: Hong Kong

    Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 09:00 AM through November 22, 2017
    Island Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong, Hong Kong


    Following on from the success of the last three Asia gatherings—Hong Kong 2014Singapore 2015, and Shanghai 2016—we are delighted to invite JFN members back to Hong Kong for another informative, impactful, and inspirational event that explores the synergy between Israel, Asia and the strength of Jewish peoplehood.

    This year's gathering will take place at the Island Shangri-La Hotel and the Jewish Community Center in Hong Kong.

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  • JFN 2018 International Conference—Israel

    Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 01:00 PM through March 15, 2018
    Hilton Tel Aviv in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel


    The Jewish Funders Network International Conference is the premiere annual event in Jewish philanthropy. Independent funders, foundation trustees, and foundation professionals from all over the world gather for networking, learning, and fun.

    The 2018 conference takes place in Israel, March 11 – 15.

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    Detailed program and schedule information will be available in the fall. For now, please use the following information to help you make your travel plans. 

    Conference Schedule

    March 11 – 12: Preconference programs* (multiple locations)
    March 12, 7:00 PM: Conference begins: Opening Night Party (Jerusalem, location TBA)
    March 13: Conference day 1: Program at Hilton Tel Aviv, evening events in and around Tel Aviv
    March 14: Conference day 2: Site Tours, departing from Hilton Tel Aviv
    March 15: Conference day 3: Program at Hilton Tel Aviv, concluding at 2:15 PM

    * Preconference programs include a two-day "Jerusalem Experience", beginning Sunday 11 March at 1:00 PM and concluding Monday 12 March at approximately 3:00 PM.

    Conference Hotel and Travel

    JFN has arranged a room block at a discounted rate at the Hilton Tel Aviv for the conference week. JFN also has arranged a room block at the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem (for March 8 – 12), for attendees participating in the Jerusalem Experience preconference program. Booking forms and information will be available later this summer. To get the JFN rate, you must go through our booking form; please do not contact the the hotels directly.

    For questions about schedule or travel, please contact conference@jfunders.org.

    Conference Sponsorship

    Interested in being a leader of the JFN community at the conference and hosting a dinner, preconference program, or other event? Contact david@jfunders.org for information and options.