Welcome to the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba.

Funding the future. Changing lives.

 

The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba is a public foundation that manages a growing asset base that exceeds $125 million. The Foundation pools gifts from generous donors and permanently invests them.

The Foundation only distributes income earned by the investment; the capital asset base is never touched. Since its inception in 1964, the Foundation has distributed over $55 million in grants and scholarships in Winnipeg and across Canada.

Your gift to the Foundation will sustain and enhance a myriad of programs, services, and charitable agencies across the province and help ensure a strong and viable future for all Manitobans. Your gift to the Foundation will be your lasting legacy.




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JFM NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS


Tara Fainstein Named New CEO of the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba

by Zachary R. Minuk | Nov 24, 2017
Appointment comes as part of a planned leadership transition announced earlier this year

The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba has announced the appointment of Tara Fainstein as their incoming Chief Executive Officer. She will assume responsibilities on January 1, 2018, and will succeed Marsha Cowan.

Originally from Winnipeg, Fainstein has served both non-profit and corporate sectors in senior and advisory roles for close to 30 years. She will be leaving her current role of Chief Operating Officer (Senior Executive Officer & Publisher) at the Toronto/Montreal-based Canadian Jewish News, where she has lead for the past three years.

Fainstein holds both a Masters in Management from the University of Guelph and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba. She has also completed the Executive Program from McGill University and is currently completing her Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation.

Fainstein is looking forward to returning to the city she grew up in and leading the Foundation into a new chapter of growth and impact.