NET WORTH: Unknown
SOURCE OF WEALTH: Philadelphia Financial
FUNDING AREAS: Education & Youth, Jewish Causes, Arts & Culture, Health & Human Services
OVERVIEW: Jordan Hymowitz and his wife Sarah move their philanthropy through the Hymowitz Family Foundation, which gave away around $143,000 in a recent year. The couple supports their schools. Other interests include Jewish causes and health. The Hymowitzes give a number of small grants, spread widely. The Bay Area is an important giving region.
BACKGROUND: Jordan Hymowitz graduated from University of Michigan. He worked for Montgomery Securities as a vice president and was a principal and senior analyst with Robertson Stephens. Hymowitz is currently a managing partner of Philadelphia Financial.
EDUCATION & YOUTH: The couple supports Jordan's alma mater, University of Michigan, as well as Sarah's schools Swarthmore and UCSF, where they've funded the Discovery Fellows Program in support of Ph.D. students in basic and biomedical sciences. Sarah is vice president of protein sciences at Genentech. Other grantees include University School of Nashville (Sarah attended the school), Brandeis School of San Francisco, and St. Ignatius High School.
JEWISH CAUSES: The family supports their temple, Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco. Other grantees include Congregation Beth Tovim, Jewish Community Relations Council of San Francisco, Jewish Family & Children's Services, and Hebrew Jewish College - Jewish Institute of Religion.
ARTS & CULTURE: Grantees include American Conservatory Theatre Foundation.
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES: Hymowitz is on the board of Treatment Advocacy Center, which the couple supports. The couple has supported Family House and San Francisco General Hospital via their foundation.
LOOKING FORWARD: Jordan and Sarah are young and much engaged in business, but perhaps larger sums will stream through their foundation in the coming years. Health and science research is an area to look for, given Sarah's prominent role in the space.
Hymowitz Family Foundation
Foundation Source 581 Silverside Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19809