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Shimon ben Joseph Foundation


Last profile update: 05/03/2018
Last grant data update: 05/24/2018

At A Glance

Shimon ben Joseph Foundation

(also known as Jim Joseph Foundation)

343 Sansome Street

San Francisco, CA United States 94104

Telephone: (415) 658-8730


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Established in 2003 in CA following the death of Jim Joseph; classified as a private foundation in 2006 - Jim Joseph was founder and president of a successful real estate development company. When he passed away in 2003, he left the Jim Joseph Foundation to benefit the education of Jewish youth in the United States. The Jim Joseph Foundation began operations in January 2006.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation will take a broad view of education including day schools, camping, youth groups, congregational education and the like. The foundation seeks to identify funding opportunities in support of educational experiences that make an indelible impact on the lives of its Jewish participants. .