The Jim Joseph Foundation invests in promising Jewish education grant initiatives. We partner with effective organizations that seek to inspire young people to discover the joy of living vibrant Jewish lives.
Josh Miller is Chief Program Officer of the Jim Joseph Foundation. In this role, Josh is responsible for the planning and development of the Foundation’s grantmaking strategies to ensure achievement of its mission and goals. Josh also manages a portfolio of special projects and major grants that have strategic implications for the Foundation. His current areas of focus include: building effective multi-funder collaborations, cross-portfolio evaluation and research, organizational capacity building, and new approaches to investing in educational technology and digital engagement.
Prior to transitioning into the field of philanthropy in 2008, Josh spent fifteen years as an experiential educator, community builder, and social entrepreneur in a range of settings. Josh holds an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. from Brown University. He was the 2014 recipient of the JJ Greenberg Memorial Award for extraordinary leadership in Jewish philanthropy. As a volunteer, Josh serves as a Board Member and Chair of the Finance and Personnel Committee of the Berkeley Public Schools Fund. When he isn’t working, Josh enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons hiking, bik