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Foundation in the News

July 13, 2017:
Jewish Community Foundation marks 50 years of giving
La Jolla Light

June 3, 2017:
Helping people make choices about causes that matter most to them
The San Diego Union-Tribune

May 25, 2017:
New JCF CEO Takes Entrepreneurial Approach To Philanthropy
San Diego Business Journal
Jewish Teens Present $20,000 in Grants
San Diego Jewish Journal

May 24, 2017:
JCF announces new investment programs for donors
San Diego Jewish World

May 21, 2017:
Jewish Teen Foundation donates $20K in grants to local groups and beyond
KUSI News
Jewish Teen Foundation presents $20K to nonprofits
The San Diego Union-Tribune

May 5, 2017:
Beth Sirull named new President and CEO of Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego
Del Mar Times

April 26, 2017:
Links in the Chain
San Diego Jewish Journal

April 25, 2017:
JCF Honors Two Local Institutions with Endowment Leadership Awards
San Diego Jewish Journal
JCF Potiker Awards go to JFS and Hillel
San Diego Jewish World

April 5, 2017:
New President and CEO of Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego
Giving Back Magazine
New CEO Takes Helm of San Diego Jewish Community Foundation
Times of San Diego

March 30, 2017:
Bay Area Nonprofit Leader Named CEO of Jewish Community Foundation
San Diego Business Journal
Jewish Community Foundation Appoints New President
San Diego Jewish Journal
Beth Sirull named new CEO of Jewish Community Foundation
San Diego Jewish World
Veteran San Francisco Nonprofit Executive Named CEO of Jewish Community Foundation
San Diego Metro

November 2016:
JCF is Awarded a 4-Star Rating
Charity Navigator

November 4, 2016:
A Customized Approach to Grantmaking
San Diego Grantmakers

August 29, 2016:
The Rise of the Donor Advised Fund
San Diego Jewish Journal / Click here for the PDF version.

June 27, 2016:
Teen Philanthropy Far and Wide
San Diego Jewish Journal / Click here for the PDF version.

April 29, 2016:
In Search of More than a Friendly Hello
San Diego Jewish Journal

January 28, 2016:
Leadership Transition Announcement
by Jane Scher

October 5, 2015:
Charitable Giving, The Jewish Community that Could
San Diego Jewish Journal

December 9, 2014:
Making a Difference: Jewish Foundation is a billion-dollar success
The San Diego Union Tribune

November 21, 2014:
A landmark for the Jewish Community Foundation
The San Diego Union Tribune

November 19, 2014:
Jewish Community Foundation Tops $1 Billion in Charitable Grants
San Diego Metro

November 18, 2014:
Jewish Community Foundation Surpasses $1 Billion in Grants Given
La Jolla Patch

September 25, 2014:
Charlene Seidle is One of 5 People to Watch this Month
San Diego Magazine

August 14, 2014:
Successor Named to 20-Year Jewish Community Foundation CEO
Times of San Diego

Press Releases

September 2017 – Harold and Shirley Pidgeon Honor Their Son’s Memory with Help from the Jewish Community Foundation

August 2017 – Jewish Community Foundation Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Donors Achieve Their Philanthropic Goals

April 2017 – JCF Announces Sheila Potiker Endowment Leadership Awards

March 2017 – Beth Sirull Named as New President and CEO of the Foundation

June 2016 – Teen Philanthropists Award $33,900 in Grants to Eight Nonprofits

June 2016 – JCF Welcomes Claudia Ehrlich as Director of Philanthropy

May 2016 – Announcing the 2015 Peter Chortek Leadership Award Recipient

March 2016 – Sheila Potiker Endowment Leadership Awards Announcement

December 2015 – The Jewish Community Foundation Promotes Sharleen Wollach to Vice President, Operations

November 2015 – Announcing Rady’s Commitment to Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem

August 2015 – JCF Welcomes Three New Board Members and Promotes Jeremy Pearl to Senior Vice President and CFO

May 2015 – Jewish Teen Foundation Awards $25,000 in Grants

February 2015 – The Peter Chortek Leadership Award Recognizes Three Teens’ Commitment to Advocacy in San Diego

November 2014 – Jewish Community Foundation Surpasses One Billion Dollars in Charitable Grants

August 2014 – Announcing Charlene Seidle as New Jewish Community Foundation President and CEO

July 2014 – Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego Appoints Jane Scher as New Board Chair

July 2014 – Jewish Women’s Foundation Invests in Improving the Lives of Isolated Jewish Older Adult Women in San Diego

February 2014 – The Third Annual Peter Chortek Leadership Award: Recognizing Three Teens’ Contributions to the Community

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