The Jewish grantmaker Slingshot released its ninth annual guide to the 50 North American Jewish organizations it considers the most innovative on Thursday, adding two supplemental guides in order to encourage under-represented categories to apply.
Jewish Meditation Center’s funding crisis reflects community’s struggle to support fledgling groups.
Most Wednesday nights find Jonathan Matz not only in the same place, but in the same position: his legs tucked under a simple wood bench, his back straight, his chest rising and falling as he struggles to return his focus from his thoughts to his breath.
Jaimie Mayer Phinney, 28, grew up around philanthropy. Nathan Cummings was her great-grandfather, and she has childhood memories of wearing cowboy boots around the swimming pool at family retreats to work on building the foundation named for him.