Executive Director, Slingshot
Stefanie Rhodes is a natural network weaver who has spent the last 14 years working in Jewish philanthropy. Most recently, she ran the Annual Fund at the JCC Manhattan where she started the first JCC Giving Circle to benefit JCC programs. She also spent 9 years working at the Jewish Funders Network, where she ran the Younger Funders programing and was the founding Director of the Foundation Professionals program. Stefanie marries her passion for community building, innovation and Jewish life in her role as Executive Director of Slingshot.
What motivates Stefanie's work at Slingshot is the conviction that innovation is essential to carrying vibrant Jewish life into the future. By connecting funders with innovative Jewish projects and training Next Gen funders, Slingshot's serves as vehicles for prioritizing innovation in the Jewish community, raising visibility for, cultivating interest in and driving more funding toward innovative Jewish projects.