& Partners

Institutions committed to building the Jewish community of the future.


We are so grateful for the investments of our generous national and family foundation supporters.

Our community of funding supporters fuels our work to expand the picture of how Jews find meaning and come together. Together, we take bold, intentional risks – and learn together – as we pursue our shared mission to make Jewish life thrive.

In Alphabetical Order:

  • Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies
  • Crown Family Philanthropies
  • Frederick J. Isaac Philanthropic Fund
  • Jim Joseph Foundation
  • John Pritzker Family Fund
  • Joyce & Irving Goldman Family Foundation
  • Leslie Family Foundation
  • Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund
  • Rodan Family Foundation
  • The Marcus Foundation
  • William Davidson Foundation


These organizations are helping to shape Jewish life across the country for the better.

Project partners are institutions, businesses, and organizations that have chosen to collaborate with UpStart on projects or initiatives through programmatic collaboration, financial contribution, sponsorship, or general reciprocal support.

Our Recent Partners Include:

  • 92nd Street Y
  • Foundation for Jewish Camp
  • Hillel International
  • Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, The Peninsula, Marin, and Sonoma Counties
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
  • Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Jewish Women’s Foundation of New York
  • JPRO Network
  • Orthodox Union
  • Program and Engagement Professionals of Reform Judaism (PEP-RJ)
  • San Diego Teen Educator Coalition
  • The Jewish Education Project
  • The Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation
  • UJA-Federation of New York


Our funders help us serve entrepreneurs and their communities, collectively creating a Jewish community and experiences in which everyone can participate.

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