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New JCF CEO Takes Entrepreneurial Approach To Philanthropy

GIVING: Group Establishes Active Role For Donors in Process By Emmet Pierce Originally published May 25, 2017 at 2:27 p.m., updated May 25, 2017 at 2:27 p.m.
   

Beth Sirull, who was named CEO of the nonprofit Jewish Community Foundation earlier this year, has a few philanthropic innovations she’d like to introduce.

Beth Sirull, who was named CEO of the nonprofit Jewish Community Foundation earlier this year, has a few philanthropic innovations she’d like to introduce. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

CEO: Beth Sirull

Financial information: The foundation’s donors have granted more than $1 billion since the organization’s founding in 1967, including $112 million in the 2016 fiscal year. It has an annual operating budget of about $3 million

No. of local employees: 17

What makes the foundation innovative: The foundation strives to be forward-thinking in legacy giving, youth philanthropy, and impact vesting

When firm was founded: 1967

— Beth Sirull, CEO of the nonprofit Jewish Community Foundation of San Diego, is bringing new fundraising strategies to the post she assumed in March...

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