Slingshot has released its ninth annual guide to North America’s top 50 innovative Jewish organizations and a number of organizations directly influenced by Wexner Alumni were recognized.  The following organizations and/or their leaders have received professional development from our own Wexner Graduate Fellowship and Wexner Heritage programs, including organizations in the Slingshot ’13-’14 and in the supplements.  They are:
Wexner Graduate Fellowship and Alumni    
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AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
INCLUDE North Peninsula
Jewish Farm School
Jewish New Teacher Project
Jewish Without Walls (JWOW)
Jews United for Justice
Mechon Hadar
MyJewishLearning, Inc.
Rabbis Without Borders, Clal
Ramah Tikvah Network
Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
The Kavana Cooperative
The Kitchen
Uri L’Tzedek
Yeshivat Maharat

Wexner Heritage Program and Alumni
J-Teen Leadership
Rabbis Without Borders, Clal
Ramah Tikvah Network
Sunflower Bakery
The Kitchen

Slingshot’s mission is to strengthen innovation in Jewish life by developing next-generation funders and providing resources to leverage their impact in the Jewish community. To address this mission, Slingshot facilitates networks and run programs for the three central stakeholders of Jewish innovation:

  • Next generation funders
  • Innovative organizations
  • Funders of Jewish innovations

Since its inception, Slingshot has grown to become an important funding source, a closely watched seal of approval, and a leading voice advocating for innovation in Jewish life.  For the first time this year, Slingshot also published two supplements
to accompany the Slingshot Guide. The supplements, Disabilities &
Inclusion, and Women & Girls, each recognize Jewish organizations
supporting specific populations in novel ways.