Charles “Chip” Edelsberg, Ph.D., has spent his entire career working in the fields of education and philanthropy. In December 2016, he retired as the founding executive director of the Jim Joseph Foundation, an organization that invests in promising Jewish education grant initiatives. During his 11 year tenure, Dr. Edelsberg was instrumental in growing the organization’s initiatives to engage, educate, and inspire young people to discover the joy of living vibrant Jewish lives. The Foundation has awarded more than $400 million in grants to Jewish education programs for children, teens, and young adults since its founding in 2006. Dr. Edelsberg has been dedicated to supporting and enriching Jewish learning and has touched the lives of thousands of young people who have benefited from his tireless dedication.