By Gail Baer As vice president of philanthropic services for Jewish Family & Children’s Service, I have the rare privilege of working with individuals and families who transform others’ lives. Their generosity exemplifies the giving spirit of our community. Although the COV … [Read more...] about Cultivating a Giving Spirit in Children
By Leonard Fuld “My name is Michael Anthony, and for many years I was executive secretary to John Beresford Tipton, a multi-millionaire, whose charity was as boundless as it was mysterious. For it was his policy to give away anonymously and tax free one million dollars…” So … [Read more...] about Could MacKenzie Scott Disrupt Jewish Philanthropy Forever?
A Review of The American Jewish Philanthropic Complex: The History of a Multibillion-Dollar Institution by Lila Corwin Berman Princeton University Press, 2020, $35.00 By Stephen G. Donshik Many people have wanted to know more about the development of the organized Jewish … [Read more...] about The Development of the Organized Jewish Philanthropic Community in the United States
Faced with unprecedented needs during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jewish philanthropists and foundations have significantly increased their giving. Additionally, they have widened their support to include grantees in areas they had not previously funded, … [Read more...] about JFN Members Increased Giving to Meet COVID Needs
Endaoment, a nonprofit community foundation that has developed software to enable cryptocurrency holders to convert their crypto into USD grants for charities, announced a new partnership with the San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund. Together, they … [Read more...] about SF-Based Crypto Foundation and Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund Launch Partnership to Expand Crypto Giving