Mark Charendoff

President, the Maimonides Fund

Mark Charendoff is the President of the Maimonides Fund, a foundation dedicated to education and Jewish identity in North America and Israel. He is the former President of the Jewish Funders Network (JFN), an umbrella body of over 900 Jewish family foundations and independent funders. Prior to JFN, Mark was the Vice President of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies where he helped to establish the Birthright Israel program, and he previously served as Director of Jewish Educational Services for the JCC Association of North America. He currently serves as Vice Chair of Birthright Israel Next and serves on the boards of Birthright Israel, Moishe House, the New York Jewish Week, the Karev Foundation and on the Advisory Board of the Genesis Philanthropy Group. He is the recipient of the Bernard Reisman Award for Professional Excellence from Brandeis University.