The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

The Koret Foundation is dedicated to creating a vibrant Bay Area and a thriving Jewish community.

Grantee Spotlights

Jewish Story Partners: Supporting Jewish filmmaking from many angles

Jewish Story Partners (JSP) believes that films generate empathy, inviting Jews and non-Jews alike to see each other across perceived boundaries and gain insight into the human condition. JSP has funded 85 films in its first two years, selected from well over 700 applications. We spoke with Roberta Grossman, JSP’s co-executive director, about the diversity of films JSP funds and the range of additional support it offers filmmakers to maximize impact.

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St. Anthony Foundation: Be our guest

St. Anthony Foundation has been a pillar of San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood for over 70 years, and provides a plethora of services in pursuit of their goal to serve as a gateway to stability. But the dining room is regarded as the heart of the organization. We spoke with CEO Nils Behnke about the organization’s deep-seeded values of dignity and respect, the importance of treating every individual they serve as a guest, and the role that food plays in building relationships.

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United for the Jewish State: Koret grantees supporting Israel and Jews worldwide

Koret stands with our grantees—both in the U.S. and abroad—who are showing up for Jews and Israel during this time of need. We are inspired by the courage and resilience of Israelis fighting for their country and, in turn, the Jewish Community. Learn more about how our grantees are helping.

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Guided by Jewish values, the Koret Foundation is committed to improving the quality of life for all who live in the Bay Area and to ensuring the vitality of the global Jewish community. We champion community leaders and institutions that can do the greatest good for the most people.  

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Updates

CA Department of Education brings survivor testimony to Bay Area schools
Feb 2024 | Grantee in the News

CA Department of Education brings survivor testimony to Bay Area schools

The California Department of Education recently launched an oral history speaker series to bring Holocaust testimony to public school districts across the state. With support from the JFCS, the series aims to give students a deeper understanding of the Holocaust by allowing them to hear directly from survivors and their family members.

Lunar New Year 2024: Celebrate the Year of the Dragon in the Bay Area
Feb 2024 | Grantee in the News

Lunar New Year 2024: Celebrate the Year of the Dragon in the Bay Area

Celebrate the Lunar New Year by attending one of many cultural events in the Bay Area at Koret-supported organizations like museums, educational centers, and other cultural institutions.

To better support Bay Area veterans, local nonprofits bridge gaps
Feb 2024 | Thoughts & Opinions

To better support Bay Area veterans, local nonprofits bridge gaps

“Locally-based nonprofits, when supported by philanthropy, are in a unique position to understand and offer the right support at the right time that could make a crucial difference between [a veteran] regaining stability or remaining on the street.” In this op-ed, Koret’s Ashley Rodwick and Insight Housing’s Calleene Egan explore how private philanthropies and community organizations can help fill gaps in government funding to support veterans.