Jewish teen foundations work with thousands of non-profits each year. Join us for an interview with Leah Siskin, Assistant Director of the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, and formally the Program Director of the Jewish Youth Philanthropy Initiative (JYPI) in Rockville, Maryland. She will share her perspective on the teen foundation grant application process from “both sides of the table,” based on her experiences as a teen foundation professional and a grant applicant to a teen foundation.
Presenter Bio: Leah Siskin is the Assistant Director of the Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (JCADA). She oversees their non-clinical programs, including the AWARE initiative which focuses on promoting healthy relationships to middle school, high school and college-age populations, parents and professionals who serve those populations. Leah was the Program Director for the Jewish Youth Philanthropy Initiative (JYPI) at the Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning in Rockville, MD for six years, where she built community capacity for teen philanthropy in the Greater Washington area. Leah received her Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Pennsylvania and B.A. from Ithaca College.