Helping Teens Evaluate Charities

Jewish Communal Fund helps teens evaluate charities In mid-March, 20 teens who are members of the JCC Rockland Teen Leadership Initiative (TLI) will sit around a table in the teen lounge and review requests for funding from several local Jewish communal agencies. They will have a maximum of $5,400 to allocate toward grants for local organizations…

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Make the Most of Thanksgivukkah: JTFN Shares 8 Giving Rituals To Try

[Note: This post is reprinted with permission of Jewish Teen Funders Network; view the original post here.] From menurkeys to sweet potato latke recipes, there are many creative ways to celebrate this year’s unique overlap of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving. In an effort to move beyond the kitsch, I would like to offer some additional ideas for blending…

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JCF NextGen Grants

In early May, Jewish Communal Fund (JCF) brought together a group of NextGen donors for a 90-Minute Grant Making Experience, in partnership with Slingshot. In just an hour-and-a-half, the group examined the values that drive their charitable giving and, as a collective, learned more about 30 innovative Jewish organizations listed in the most recent Slingshot…

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