The Executive Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund was the successor organization to the Executive Committee of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Toronto. Its first Executive Director was Mr. Martin Cohn, whose responsibilities also included attending meetings of the Administrative Committee. Like its predecessor, the UJWF Executive Committee consisted of members appointed from and by the Board of Directors to manage the day-to-day activities and responsibilities of the UJWF. As the UJWF expanded its responsibilities, this committees' members also came to include the chairs of the most important permanent committees; Budget, Administration, and Social Planning. Based on the agendas of specific meetings, other committee chairs might also attend when requested. The Executive Committee included the Executive Director of the UJWF, who was also appointed by the Board. Meetings of this committee were chaired by various members, including the Executive Director.
Scope and Content
Series consists of the records of the Executive Committee of the United Jewish Welfare Fund of Toronto. Records include minutes of all regular meetings of the Committee, various records of the Executive Directors of the Committee, and minutes of various special and sub-committee meetings on topics concerning joint fundraising efforts, education, and self-study.
Records in this series have been arranged into seven sub-series: (5-1) Meeting Minutes; (5-2) New Mount Sinai fundraising; (5-3) Jewish Home for the Aged fundraising; (5-4) Earmarked gifts; (5-5) Executive Director; (5-6) Special Committee on Jewish Education; and (5-7) Self-Study Committee.
Access restriction note: Records documenting the meeting minutes and activities of this committee are CLOSED until they are more than ten years old.
See Fonds 66, series 5 for records of the Executive Committee of the predecessor organization, the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies.