Engaging a community of young Jewish philanthropists to make a lasting impact on the Jewish world and beyond.Learn more about our mission
Slingshot offers passionate young Jewish philanthropists the tools they need to build game-changing partnerships with organizations that will strengthen the Jewish future.
In this time of crisis, Slingshot is here to help you navigate unprecedented challenges, exercise your leadership and direct your philanthropy for change. We invite you to join us at one of our upcoming programs.
The Jewish Imperative for Funding with a Gender Lens (Part Two)
June 4, 12pm EST: This interactive workshop will support Jewish funders of all genders in learning how to take concrete actions to advance gender equity, and commit to lifting up women and girls in the philanthropic landscape at large.
Leadership During COVID: An Open Space Dialogue for Young Philanthropists
Thursday, June 11, 12pm EST: The Slingshot community has been learning together about COVID-19's impact on the Jewish community. There are still many more questions than answers. In our next session, we are creating space for you to explore what's on your mind with peers in a virtual "open space" format. Participants will set the agenda and have the opportunity to join up to 3 conversations.
Cocktails & Conversation with Barbara Dobkin
Join us for an unfiltered, unplugged conversation with Barbara Dobkin, on stepping into your leadership NOW to effect change on the issues you care about most. Barbara is a trailblazing feminist funder and leader. She speaks her mind and touts a lifetime of impactful philanthropy in the Jewish community and beyond.
The United States is on the cusp of the largest transfer of generational wealth in history. That’s why we’re enabling young Jewish philanthropists to hone their leadership and become full communal partners — as funders, board members, and innovators — to build a more vibrant and engaging Jewish world.
Take part in a one-of-a-kind, cohort-based experience that will enhance your leadership as a young philanthropist and deepen your knowledge to make an enduring difference in the Jewish community and beyond.
Become a Board Member
Participate in a board training program that will give you the tools you need to be a full partner in leading and shaping a vibrant Jewish future. We’ll also help you find a board that aligns with your values and reflects your vision for the world.
Join a group of like-minded peers to develop your own philanthropic priorities and make an impact on the critical issues of our time.
With a new mix of programs and resources, Slingshot is partnering with Jewish organizations to find solutions to enduring problems and glean the leadership, creativity, and innovative thinking that trained young philanthropic leaders can offer.
Interested in welcoming young Jewish philanthropists to your board? Connect with Slingshot’s network of leaders. We match trained, sophisticated, young philanthropic leaders with organizations that inspire them.
10 to Watch List
Our new “10 to Watch” list highlights cutting-edge organizations that are transforming Jewish life today and inspiring a better future for everyone.
As we’ve grown and evolved, Slingshot is proud to offer resources to Jewish funders, innovators, and leaders of all kinds who are eager to make a difference in the Jewish world and beyond.
10 to Watch
Annual list of emerging organizations and programs showcasing ground-breaking innovation.
Visit our archive of Slingshot Guides chronicling 13 years of Jewish innovation and featuring more than 300 organizations that have transformed Jewish life.
Money, Gender, and Power: A Guide to Funding with a Gender Lens
Our newest tool sparks critical conversations and transformative change at the intersection of philanthropy, gender equity, and Jewish values, equipping funders with the tools they need to integrate a gender-based analysis into all of their philanthropic priorities.