Weinberg Foundation Blog

ByThe Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
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Many hands make light work, and the proof of that is on display in Ashkelon, Israel, where three nine-foot, cylindrical sculptures of mosaic art now stand in the center courtyard...
ByJon Hornstein, Program Director
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As the Foundation’s lead on the National Affinity Group on Jewish Poverty—which includes funders, service providers, and others dedicated to fighting poverty in the American Jewish community—I am often asked...
ByAnne Allen, Program Officer, and Jon Hornstein, Program Director
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For decades, technology has been key to nonprofit capacity building, but the pandemic made technology infrastructure critical to nonprofit survival in delivering basic services. Since March 2020, Weinberg Foundation grantees...
ByCraig Demchak, Chief Communications Officer, Rafi Rone, Program Director, Israel and Jewish Community, US, and Jonathan Hornstein, Program Director
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Over the past three years, the Weinberg Foundation has been compelled to publicly respond to various acts of antisemitism, racial violence, and injustice through a series of statements shared externally...
ByDarius Graham, Program Director, Baltimore, Nakia Horton, Manager of Diversity and Special Initiatives, and Erin McManus, Grants Assistant
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In 2018, the Weinberg Foundation launched the Baltimore City Community Grants program, a unique funding opportunity exclusively for small grassroots nonprofits. With a streamlined application process and fewer eligibility requirements...
ByDarius Graham, Program Director, Baltimore
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Originally published by Philanthropy News Digest https://philanthropynewsdigest.org/commentary-and-opinion/arpa-s-350-billion-opportunity-and-what-philanthropy-can-do In March 2021, President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which provides $1.9 trillion in funds across federal, state, and...
ByJonathan Hook, Chief Investment Officer
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I have had the honor of managing the Weinberg Foundation’s investment portfolio for more than seven years, since the Foundation moved to manage its capital internally. Prior to joining the...
ByArlene Cox, Chief Operating Officer
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The Weinberg Foundation offers a wide range of professional and staff development trainings. These opportunities include a yearly (pre-COVID) CPR training. Most of us appreciate the potentially life-saving knowledge and...
ByAnne Allen, Program Officer
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The economic consequences of COVID-19 have caused staggering hardship for many nonprofits. In the summer of 2020—at the height of the economic shutdown—nonprofit revenues were hit hard. Many nonprofits, including...
ByEarl Millet, Program Director
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Serving low-income and vulnerable older adults has always been at the heart of the Weinberg Foundation’s mission. In particular, the Foundation prioritizes projects that enable older adults to age independently,...