Director of Foundation Relations

Becca Freedman oversees foundation relations at J Street — working across the organization to grow and strengthen J Street’s institutional funding portfolio. She brings with her a decade of experience in philanthropy and foundation operations. As grants officer to the Arca Foundation, she facilitated grants in support of international peace and security and domestic social and economic justice initiatives. As a member of the programs team at the Koret Foundation, she resourced the Bay Area’s Jewish communal infrastructure and helped to oversee much of the foundation’s support of Israel and the international Jewish community. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she holds a degree from Georgetown University and spent fifteen years living and working in Washington, DC. Becca now resides in San Francisco with her husband and two children.