Registration & Eligibility information

Registration Information

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Registration Is Now Closed

We are no longer accepting registration requests for the conference.

If you already requested to register and were approved and provided a registration code, you have until 10am ET on Wednesday March 10 to complete the registration form and pay. After that deadline, registrations will no longer be accepted.

In order to process registrations and prepare for the event, we are unable to accept registration requests after the March 8 deadline. Please contact conference@jfunders.org with any questions.

Payment Options

Registrations may be paid by American Express, Visa, Mastercard, ACH, check, or wire transfer.

JFN Israel is an Amutah Reshuma (No. 580502672), with 46A certificate. (In Israel, conference registration is not a donation for tax purposes.)

To pay by ACH

Please contact registration@jfunders.org to request payment details.

To pay by check or e-check

Make your check payable to Jewish Funders Network and send it to:

In U.S.

Jewish Funders Network
Attn: Conference Registration
150 W. 30th St. #900
New York, NY 10001

In Israel

רשת התורמים
P.O. Box 376
Shefayim, 6099000
Israel

To pay by wire:

In U.S.
  • Account: Jewish Funders Network
  • Account number: 1502282235
  • Bank: Signature Bank, 565 5th Avenue, 12th Floor,
  • New York, NY 10017
  • ABA Code: 026013576
  • SWIFT Code: SIGNUS33
In Israel

Account Name: Funders Network / רשת התורמים
Bank: Hapoalim (12)
Branch: Hagalim (584)
Account Number: 80794
IBAN: IL190125840000000080794
SWIFT: POALILIT
Account: FUNDERS NETWORK

Both US$ and ILS are acceptable – ILS is preferred.

Please inform JFN when a wire is sent and its purpose by emailing Lenore@jfunders.org for wires going to the U.S. and sarit@jfunders.org for wires going to Israel. Please be sure to indicate the name(s) of the registrant(s) your wire pays for in a memo line.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be provided in writing; please email registration@jfunders.org. The refund policy is as follows:

Through Feb. 26: Full refund minus $50 cancellation fee
Feb. 27 – March 7: 50% of registration fee refunded
March 8 and after: No refund available.

Rather than canceling, a registrant may send a substitute in his/her place (the substitute must also be eligible).

For More Information

For any questions regarding registration, rates, or cancellations and substitutions, please contact:

In U.S.

registration@jfunders.org
(212) 726-0177 x222

In Israel

sarit@jfunders.org
09-953-3889

Eligibility Information

The JFN conference is a community of Jewish funders. Participation is open to donors, foundation professionals, and some staff of other organizations eligible for membership in JFN. Membership in JFN is not required to attend.

Please review the criteria below to confirm the eligibility of everyone you wish to register before requesting a registration access code.

Questions on eligibility and membership?
In USA: Shannon Alexander, at (212) 726-0177 x222 / shannon@jfunders.org
In Israel: Sharon Dwek at 09-953-3889 / sharon@jfunders.org

Eligibility Criteria

We welcome to the virtual conference:

  • Independent donors, trustees of private foundations, and full-time grantmaking professionals whose annual philanthropic allocation is US $25,000 or more.
  • Donors under 40 years of age who give $7,500–$24,999 per year.
  • Fund-holders of donor-advised funds not yet granting $25,000 if the fund contains at least US $500,000.
  • Board members, the president/executive director, and the grantmaking staff from public charities (e.g. Federations, Jewish Community Foundations) whose primary purpose is allocating or granting funds to multiple grantee organizations.
    • Unless otherwise authorized, a public charity may send a maximum of three staff representatives.
    • Board members of public charities must be eligible as funders per the above criteria (allocating at least $25,000 philanthropically per year).
    • Staff members—other than the CEO—who have development or partnerships responsibility as any part of their work are not eligible.
  • Philanthropic consultants, or the part-time grantmaking staff of a donor, must be approved by JFN’s membership staff to participate.
    • Philanthropic consultants/advisers may attend only on behalf of a member funder. JFN membership staff may require a letter from the funder authorizing the consultant’s participation.
    • Consultants whose principal work for their clients focuses on fundraising or finding partners for a donor’s nonprofit organization or other business ventures are not eligible to attend.
  • Individuals who make the requisite philanthropic allocation, or who are trustees of eligible organizations, but who also work as the paid staff of a nonprofit organization, must be authorized by JFN on a case-by-case basis.
  • People who do not fit any criteria above may be approved to register on a case-by-case basis, if their work supports the overall community of Jewish donors and Jewish philanthropy.

Please see our complete membership guidelines for more information.