Jason Belinkie

Board Member and Program Director, Bender Foundation

Jason is a board member and also serves as Program Director for the Bender Foundation, Inc. in Bethesda, MD focused on the physical, mental, emotional and academic success of youth. In this role Jason works with the foundation staff to engage the board and broader family in both learning and strategy development. Jason is also CEO of Athletes for Hope a nonprofit focused on educating and encouraging athletes in their efforts to engage with community and charitable causes. Jason coaches cross country and track at the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, and serves on the boards of Hope for Henry and the University of Pennsylvania Track & Field Team. He is also the author of a children’s book, Little Moments, which was inspired by his children. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education.


Designing Effective Board Meetings: Purpose, Outcomes, Process, and People

Posted on December 7, 2021 by Jason Belinkie, Bobbi Hapgood, Holli Rivera

Board meetings serve as a touchpoint for engaged family members and decision makers to come together in service of a collective giving effort—to make choices about strategy, direct funding, and receive updates on the philanthropy. Board meetings can also provide a space for learning and education. Join us for a discussion on how to intentionally design meetings to engage family… Read More