Kim Kaplan is the Deputy Director of the Hebrew Free Loan Society (HFLS), where she manages lending programs and partnerships and plays a leadership role across the organization’s operations, including communications, systems, strategic planning, and fundraising.
Prior to joining HFLS in 2014, Kim spent a decade working in development, grant making, communications, and administration at The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and the Charles H. Revson Foundation. She is the co-editor of “Sharing the Well: A Resource Guide for Jewish-Muslim Engagement,” a joint project of JTS, Hartford Seminary, and the Islamic Society of North America published in 2014.
Kim is a former Board Chair of JPRO New York, a volunteer-run network for Jewish communal professionals, and is a recipient of the national 2015 JPRO Network Young Professional Award. She served as the first Board Chair of Kids n Culture, an academic enrichment program for lower-income, culturally diverse high school students in New York City.
Kim earned an MPA in Nonprofit Management and an MA in Judaic Studies from New York University and a BA in Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Studies from Washington University in St. Louis. Kim spends her free time exploring New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley, where she resides with her husband and twin boys.