The Fundermentalist will also be watching where Jewish foundations are giving their money – to causes both inherently Jewish and not.
The San Fransisco-based Koret Foundation has given $1 million to Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business, part of a $48 million campaign.
The foundation, started in 1979 with money from the estate of fashion entrepreneurs Joseph and Stephanie Koret, has agiven away almost $400 million towards initiatives in the Bay area and Israel, and is heavily involved in Arab-Israeli causes.
If you are a grant maker or grant recipient and know of a significant gift in the offing, give the Fundermentalist a heads up, and the Fundermentalist will give you a nod. Reach me here.