David Belkin has been on the board of the Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation since its inception in 2009. He has more than 30 years experience working with philanthropic institutions. He assists non-profits in all aspects of their fundraising, including directing capital campaigns, creating endowment and planned giving programs, and supervising grant making.
For a good portion of those 30 years, he was with the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington as the director of its United Jewish Endowment Fund helping develop its assets from $3 million to in excess of $120 million. He was on the Board of the National Capital Gift Planning Council and chaired their three day Planned Giving Days in 1998 for endowment professionals of all skill levels. He also chaired the annual UJC Endowment Professionals Institute for his colleagues.
Mr. Belkin spent his early career as a lawyer in government service including positions with the Securities and Exchange Commission investigating and prosecuting securities fraud, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the General Services Administration and the House of Representatives Ethics Committee.
He is a past Chairman of the Board of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, an organization of prominent public and private grantmakers in the Washington DC area. He is currently on the Board of two other non-profit organizations. He also volunteers weekly, working directly with a group of men who are afflicted with Alzheimer’s.
A Certified Public Accountant, he received his undergraduate degree from Temple University and his law degree from Villanova University. He is married with two daughters and four grandchildren and has lived in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife, Ellen, since 1972.