Rella Kaplowitz is a Director of US Jewish Grantmaking at Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies. Rella helps to make sure the organization has the right information to gain insights to inform its work, and works with grantees and partners to enhance their capacity for data, metrics, strategy, performance and evaluation. Rella is the author of the Schusterman Family Philanthropies’ More Than Numbers guide, as well as the Data Playbook, an online resource for organizations looking to enhance their use of data for decision-making and storytelling.
In a volunteer capacity, Rella is a board member of Elijah’s Journey, a Jewish nonprofit based in New York that promotes mental health and suicide awareness in the Jewish community. Rella also serves as a peer support counselor for the National Capital Region chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Rella holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.