New Grants Recognize Young Jewish Innovators

A new grant-making partnership between the Natan Fund and ROI Community connects the former’s philanthropists directly with the latter’s global network of young Jewish innovators.

Two and a half years ago, Amy Beth Oppenheimer quit her consulting job in New York, sold her belongings and bought an RV. She has been crisscrossing the United States ever since, presenting an interactive program that she created called “Faces of Israel” at synagogues, Jewish Community Centers, Hillels and summer camps − all without any institutional backing.