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Jewish Community Foundation San Diego educates and inspires donors to become well-informed and engaged change-makers and philanthropists.
These include site visits to specific non-profits, our Access to Insight series focusing on specific societal issues and the role of philanthropy, curated reading lists and custom research for donors.
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Director of Philanthropy and Social Impact
We provide JCF fundholders with access to social sector thought leaders and nonprofit experts on important issues. Watch our webinars below.
Access To Insight with Philanthropist Harold Grinspoon
With Harold Grinspoon and Winnie Sandler Grinspoon
November 18, 2021
Access To Insight with Robert Price and Janet Acheatel
May 26, 2020
Decolonizing Wealth: Connecting Jewish Values to Indigenous Healing
With Edgar Villanueva and Beth Sirull
July 15, 2021
Access To Insight – giv4 Homelessness in San Diego
With Amy Denhart and Drew Moser
August 19, 2021
Newish and Jewish in California
With Rabbi Gabi Arad, Rabbi Zelig Golden, and Jenny Camhi, and facilitated by Karen Parry
May 12, 2021
Newish and Jewish in Israel
With Tamar Gil Manachem, Zipi Mizrachi, and Amy Sorensen, and facilitated by Jane Fantel
August 12, 2021
The 411 on 2-1-1 San Diego
With William York, Camey Christenson, and Jessica Peter
June 30, 2020
Surviving 30 Years Wrongfully on Death Row with Prayer and Dignity
With Anthony Ray Hinton and Rabbi Ron Shulman
August 10, 2020
JCF and JWF present: The Journey to Women’s Suffrage
With Tina Zarpour, Ph.D., Samantha Alberts, Leilani Alontaga-Caithness, M.A., and Dr. Melissa R. Klapper
August 18, 2020
Elections 2020 with Voice of San Diego
With Scott Lewis, Beth Sirull, and Mark Stuart
September 9, 2020
End of Year Planning
With Sheryl Rowling, Daniel J. Wilson, and Sharleen Wollach
December 9, 2020
Now What? Financial Planning Experts’ Straight Talk on the Stock Market, Social Security, and the Stimulus Plan
With Sheryl Rowling, Steve Doster, and Orin Green
March 31, 2020
Teen Emotional Well-Being One Year Into the Pandemic – From Surviving to Thriving
With Dr. Suzie Button, Emily Bader, LMSW, Allie Donahoo, and Danielle Jurow
February 17, 2021
Mental Health Resource Packet
JED Foundation – The Teenage Brain
Schools and Mental Health
With Cindy Marten, San Diego Unified School District’s Superintendent
May 8, 2020
The Future of Sports: No High-Fives, Empty Stadiums but Some Silver Linings
With Scott Kaplan and Jack Berkman
July 30, 2020
The Arts During a Time of Crisis
With Martha Gilmer, David Bennett, Maria Mingalone, and Todd Salovey
June 25, 2020
The Extreme Needs Among Vulnerable Populations
With Anahid Brakke, Greg Anglea, and Paul Downey
April 21, 2020
Real-time Update on the Fight to Cure the Pandemic
With Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire
March 26, 2020
We read widely on philanthropy, local challenges, and issues relating to Judaism and Israel. See what has captured our attention recently.
Our giv4 initiative democratizes philanthropy and helps donors focus on making an impact on big issues.
When crises happen, JCF provides fundholders resources to learn and give impactfully to affected communities.
Use your JCF assets to make a difference in the community while also earning a financial return for your fund.