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Boston Jewish Community Women’s Fund (BJCWF)


Cindy R.

The BJCWF is a philanthropic community committed to creating an equitable world that expands opportunities for women and girls. Through strategic grant making, the Fund aims to inspire and strengthen women and girls within and beyond our Jewish community and, in the process, encourage its members to be advocates, leaders and agents of change.

Upcoming Events

Check out our calendar for important dates and learning opportunities.

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News and Stories

Current articles on topics we address through our grant-making.

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Grants & Proposals

Apply for program grants to help more women and girls in Israel and Greater Boston.

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Our Leadership

Leslie B. Gaffin, Betsy Banks Epstein and Esta Gordon Epstein, chairs, 2013-14 Boston Jewish Community Women's Fund.

Become a Member

We ask women over 35 to make a minimum contribution of $10,000 to be paid over five years. Women under 35 may join at the $5,000 level. For more information, please contact Cindy at or 617-457-8589.