Tagged Oregon Jewish Community Foundation

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Registration Now Open for the Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation

  The Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation (OJCYF) is a program of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF), designed to encourage a lifelong passion for Jewish philanthropy, leadership and community. Through OJCYF, high school students develop a deep understanding of the importance and operations of nonprofit organizations. They evaluate local Jewish and secular organizations through…

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OJCF welcomes new trustees

  Photo: Glen Levy, Lindsay Krivosha and Sharon Morell The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Sharon Morell, Lindsay Krivosha and Glen Levy to its Board of Trustees. Lindsay Krivosha is Portland born, from a family who has a strong history of involvement in OJCF.  Lindsay’s father, Steve Kantor, was one of the…

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Julie Diamond Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

  Julie Diamond, retiring president and C.E.O. of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation has been awarded the Allan Price Award for Distinguished Service to the Fundraising Profession. This award recognizes fundraising professionals who demonstrate exceptional skill and enthusiasm for their work, who pursue big ideas and successfully engage others in achieving them, and who inspire…

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A new chapter for Julie Diamond

  Julie Diamond, who has been at the helm of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation as its executive director since 2010, is retiring and will begin serving the foundation as a consultant starting July 1. (Effective May 1, Chief Financial Officer Chris Vitron began serving as interim CEO and OJCF has begun the search for…

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Legacy donors to be honored at May 25 virtual event

  The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation is pleased to continue its long partnership with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s LIFE & LEGACY initiative for the first North American Legacy Donor Appreciation Event. This virtual event will take place on May 25 at 4:30 pm and will celebrate the 18,000 donors from 71 communities who have made legacy commitments through the initiative. This includes local donors who have made more than 550 legacy commitments to Jewish organizations in Oregon and…

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New opportunities for LIFE & LEGACY

  Photo: These Legacy donors added their names and personal stories to the community-wide Endowment Book of Life, on display at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center. For the new partner organizations starting out, their legacy donors can also sign the Book of Life. You can visit the Book of Life online at ojcfbookoflife.org. The LIFE…

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National Jewish Endowment Building Initiative Tops $1 Billion in Commitments

By Julie Diamond In less than eight years, LIFE & LEGACY, an initiative of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, has motivated more than 17,000 donors in 63 communities across North America, including Oregon and SW Washington, to commit more than $1 billion in current and after-lifetime assets to Jewish organizations. What a fantastic milestone to celebrate, especially in…

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New Impact Investing Opportunity at OJCF

Above: The six pillars of Judaism’s framework of mitzvot (obligations) guide JLens’ evaluation of companies and investor advocacy priorities. Philanthropy is more dynamic than you may realize. As our financial and social approaches to making a difference in the world have evolved, so too have the investment options for our charitable dollars. For decades, having…