Jewish 100: Elisa Spungen Bildner – Innovation
Elisa Spungen Bildner
Foundation for Jewish Camp, JTA, JFN
Bildner has been an active leader in the Jewish and secular philanthropic communities for years. In 1998, with her husband, Rob, she co-founded the Foundation for Jewish Camp, a $20 million public foundation that supports and promotes non-profit Jewish overnight camps. She served as president and is still current co-chair of JTA—the Global News Service of the Jewish People, and was formerly chair of the Jewish Funders Network. In 2007, she was named one of 10 “Jewish Women to Watch” by Jewish Women’s International.