Danielle Foreman

As the demographics of the Bay Area continue to change, every organization must evolve to stay relevant. Jewish organizations need to involve the next generation in designing a community that represents their interests and priorities.

Danielle Foreman

Director of Programs

Danielle joined Koret in 2010. She currently serves as the director of programs, overseeing the grantmaking team and working closely with the staff and board to advance the Foundation’s philanthropic priorities. She also collaborates with the CEO and the CFO on Foundation operations and planning. Danielle originally joined Koret as a program officer for the Jewish community grant portfolio.

Since 2015, Danielle has also provided independent philanthropic consulting services to high-net-worth individuals and family foundations who want to leverage their wealth to impact the community. Danielle assists her clients with foundation management and governance, mission development, strategic planning, and grantmaking and evaluation.

Danielle’s prior experience spans both the public and private sectors, including working at the New York City Department of Education in New York, and as a political media and strategy consultant at Terris Barnes and Walters in the Bay Area.

Danielle holds an M.P.A. in Public and Non-Profit Management and Policy from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School for Public Service. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication, where she minored in international relations and photography.

Danielle is an advisory board member of IsraAID and of the Headlands Center for the Arts. She is a past board member of Slingshot, a national organization that fosters innovation in Jewish life. She is also a graduate of Leadership San Francisco.

Danielle, a native of the Bay Area, grew up in Marin County. She and her husband live in San Francisco with their twin sons, Zachary and Noah. Danielle enjoys downhill skiing, almost anything outdoors, travel, photography, and art.