Covid-19 Response

COVID-19 is one of the most serious global public health threats in modern history. And it is also creating enormous economic upheaval worldwide, endangering the entire nonprofit sector, including Jewish communal infrastructure. Jewish Funders Network is working to ensure philanthropic responses are coordinated and effective by listing the needs and responses sector by sector and sharing resources here. Together, we can help meet the many needs of our community, and of our entire world.

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Philanthropy and COVID-19 Measuring One Year of Giving

Philanthropy and COVID-19 Measuring One Year of Giving

In August 2020, Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) looked at the philanthropic dollars that were distributed for COVID-19 in the first half of 2020. In the report, they found that total philanthropic funding awarded for COVID-19-related efforts...

Mergers on the Horizon in Wake of COVID-19 Crisis

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the world of philanthropy was braced for an “extinction-level event,” as John MacIntosh, the managing partner of a nonprofit merchant bank that supports nonprofits, described it in a CNN op-ed on March 20. Jewish nonprofits...

Special Briefing on Security in a Time of Unrest

Special Briefing on Security in a Time of Unrest

https://youtu.be/0A3eQyuM1nM Due to the current climate of civil unrest and the continued impact of Covid-19, leading Jewish organizations and Jewish communities throughout the United States are developing new and innovative approaches to community security. Learn...

NYC Covid Response & Impact Fund Report

NYC Covid Response & Impact Fund Report

On March 20, 2020, a group of donors (including UJA-Federation of New York) announced that they were launching the NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund to provide emergency financial support to help small and midsize nonprofits respond to emerging needs, cover...

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: January Newsletter

National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty: January Newsletter

The National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty is a collaborative of funders, Jewish Federations, direct service providers, researchers, media outlets, and advocates dedicated to fighting poverty in the American Jewish community. Founded in 2019, it is coordinated by...