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Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist organization of america
Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America established the Hadassah Foundation in 1998, with the goal of refocusing the priorities of the Jewish community through innovative and creative funding to improve gender equality in the United States and Israel. We enjoy a close relationship and share a commitment to empowering women in Israel and the North American Jewish community.
We are an independent 501c3 with our own board of directors and do not fund Hadassah WZOA programs.
jewish women’s funding network
The Hadassah Foundation is a founding member of the Jewish Women’s Funding Network, which brings together the boards and staff of 18 Jewish women’s foundations. The Network unleashes and leverages the power of members to act on behalf of gender justice in the Jewish and secular women’s funding movements through collaborative grant making, advocacy, shared learning, and expanded visibility.
SRE: Safety, Respect, Equity
The Hadassah Foundation is a member of SRE, an initiative to ensure safe, respectful, and equitable Jewish workplaces and communal spaces. Inspired by broader national movements and informed by Jewish values and traditions, SRE is specifically committed to addressing sexual harassment, sexism, and gender discrimination.
jewish funders network
The Hadassah Foundation is a member of Jewish Funders Network, a global community of private foundations and philanthropists whose mission is to promote meaningful giving and to improve philanthropy in the Jewish world.
Propel is the only San Francisco-based Jewish philanthropic fund focused exclusively on women and girls in the Jewish community locally and in Israel. Learn about our partnership here.