Foundation for Jewish Camp

Location: New York, NY

Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Jeremy Fingerman


The Foundation for Jewish Camp is a nonprofit organization that advocates and provides resources for overnight Jewish camps across North America. Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, fellows of the Wexner Heritage Foundation, founded the organization in 1998 with the goal of supporting and strengthening the American Jewish community. The foundation provides resources for camps and a guide of member camps and the programs they offer on its website.

Jeremy Fingerman has served as CEO of the Foundation for Jewish Camp since 2010. He has an extensive history as a businessman, having worked for more than 20 years in consumer packaged goods and served as president of US Soup, Campbell Soup Company’s largest division. He began serving as CEO of Manischewitz in 2005.


Institution Total Expenses: $12,407,621

Employees: 28

Salary: $443,552

Overpaid by: 45%


Institution Total Expenses: $16,028,203

Employees: 31

Salary: $423,600


Institution Total Expenses: $18,130,523

Salary: $400,83310


Salary: $348,7189


Salary: $196,0005

  • 1Interim head of organization
  • 2Data from 2012
  • 3Data from 2011
  • 4Data from 2010
  • 5Data from 2009
  • 6Data from 2008
  • 7Data from 2007
  • 8Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
  • 9Predecessor's salary
  • 10Partial year
  • 11Not a 501(c)3
  • 12Annualized
  • 13Position currently vacant
  • 14As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
  • 15Base salary
  • 16Data from president-elect period
  • 172010 Employees
  • 18Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
  • 19Highest paid professional, not CEO
  • 20Paid from two related organizations
  • 21Data from 2013
  • 22Data from 2014
  • 23Data from 2015
  • 24Includes a one-time honorarium of $55,000
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