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Calling Jewish women of action, heart— and chutzpah

We are always looking for more caring, enthusiastic Jewish women to join the cause. You are invited to become a Trustee or assume a leadership role in any aspect of the Foundation. Not only will you be doing so much good for others, you’ll have the chance to work with bright, like-minded women on a mission of social change. We debate, we are vocal, we exchange ideas and celebrate outcomes. It is hands-on philanthropy and it is deeply rewarding to say the least.

What’s your interest?

JWF provides opportunities on committees of all kinds. Choose one that matches your skills, experience or sparks a desire to learn. They include:

  • Leadership development
  • Special events
  • Grant subcommittees
  • Membership outreach
  • Mentorship
  • Trustee education
  • Research
  • Grant proposal presentations

Benefits of participation:

  • Develop effective, thoughtful and strategic grant-making skills
  • Enjoy the presence of other women who come together over compelling issues
  • Learn about philanthropy within the context of Jewish tradition
  • Build lasting friendships with active women who share the same values


Become a Trustee Today

You can begin your membership in the Jewish Women’s Foundation with a tax-deductible, minimum contribution of $2,000 per year for five years (totaling $10,000), which goes directly to the grants you will be voting on. This investment ensures your membership on the JWF Board of Trustees for all five years. All Trustees have an equal vote and equal opportunities for participation. In fact, you can choose how much involvement you wish to have in the grant process— whether it’s helping to select which programs to fund (and at which amounts to fund them), or it’s simply supporting your sister Trustees’ decisions. Your level of participation is all up to you.

Become a Trustee for Life

Contribute $10,000 per year for five years (totaling $50,000) and you will be taking your place at the grant-making table and on the Board of Trustees for your entire lifetime. Like at the Trustee level, your contribution goes directly to the grants you’ll be voting on. Please note: All past trustee contributions will be credited towards this commitment.

Become a Legacy Trustee

Become a Trustee for Life

Contribute $20,000 per year for five years (totaling $100,000) to secure a lifetime membership not only for yourself, but for a loved one. As a Legacy Trustee you can gift your mother, daughter, daughter-in-law, granddaughter and niece with JWF membership in perpetuity. Can you imagine a more special or profound legacy to leave a woman you love? She’ll have the chance to improve the lives of Jewish women and children well into the future. Mazel Tov!

Which membership level is right for you?


Susan Levine, Director, Jewish Women’s Foundation
561.852.6034 |