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Joanne Posner-Mayer has found many ways to be philanthropic, using her time, her money and even her credit to help organizations she loves.
"I didn’t want the evening to end. I didn’t want to say goodbye to the group,” says Robin Glickstein, in response to sharing a unique and special experience with 11 others through a “micro-giving circle” at Rose Community Foundation.
Alison Koff is an energetic, personable teenager who’s done more in her 17 years than most kids her age. She’s written a business plan, organized a large benefit concert and been on television – all in the name of philanthropy.
William (“Dr.Bill”) Silvers, MD, encourages his patients to live life to the fullest. “Asthma should not hold anyone back from aspiring to be an Olympian,” he affirms. A dedicated board-certified allergist for 37 years, Dr. Silvers started the donor-advised Allergy and Asthma Health Fund at Rose Community Foundation to create a legacy focused on medicine and Jewish values.
Rose Community Foundation has been working for many years to help make nonprofit organizations more sustainable. One way we do that is through endowment fund services.
Margery Goldman loved many things about her husband Marvin Naiman, a successful real estate developer and investor who died in 2005. So in 2011, she established a donor-advised fund at Rose Community Foundation called the Papa Marv Fund to honor the name Marvin was called by his grandkids.
We spoke with Julie Shaffer, executive director of the Oreg Foundation, about the benefits of collaborative funding. Oreg is a long-time funding partner with Rose Community Foundation, having joined us in supporting several strategic initiatives.