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.
By on January 5th, 2011
In December of 2010, I was asked to present lessons learned and recommendations for funding Jewish young adult programs at the opening meeting of the Impact Grants Initiative sponsored by the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. Here is a link to the slides I prepared for the presentation. ...More
By on November 18th, 2006
I am gratified to report that the Foundation has kept pace with an aggressive schedule for conducting its first ever strategic planning process. This site contains links to many of the documents that inform our work. The staff's ongoing research into myriad programs of education for Jewish children and youth in the United States complements this baseline material. Our due diligence efforts are both concentrated and extensive. In the next eight weeks, Directors will refine the Foundation's mission; articulate its vision; determine major goals; and delineate grant making strategies. We will make difficult decisions among countless philanthropic opportunities. The Foundation seeks relevance as it strives to craft a focused agenda. We will frame grant making in a Jewish lens which reflects the ...More