Jon Gruber leads the Campus and Community portfolios at the Einhorn Family Charitable Trust (EFCT), which invests nationally in research-backed nonprofits that advance EFCT’s mission of helping people get along better. Jon also leads a new fund through which EFCT made targeted grants to efforts designed to decrease polarization and foster understanding across divides at the citizen level. Before joining EFCT, Jon was a Principal at the management consulting firm Booz & Company, advising clients across sectors on strategy and organizational performance, and also worked as a consultant at Katzenbach Partners. He started his career teaching politics and history at the Stowe School in England and serving as Director of Education at The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous. Jon and his wife Lara live in Brooklyn with their son Ethan.


Civil Conversations in Uncivil Times

Posted on April 19, 2018 by Anita Brown-Graham, Courtney Pullen, Jon Gruber

Society is becoming increasingly divisive. What roles can family foundations play in finding ways to support meaningful dialogue across “party lines” within their community? Is this role appropriate for family foundations? What are the biggest mistakes that funders make when trying to provide a forum for these types of conversations? Join NCFP as we discuss these and other questions about… Read More