Deena Fuchs


Senior Director of Strategy and Partnerships

Deena K. Fuchs is the Senior Director of Strategy and Partnerships for The AVI CHAI Foundation where she is responsible for developing philanthropic partnerships to advance the Foundation’s goals and for overseeing the Foundation’s strategic communications.

Deena joined AVI CHAI in 2000 as the Foundation’s Director of Communications where she managed the Foundation’s internal and external communications. Prior to joining AVI CHAI’s staff, Deena worked in public relations, with a focus on non-profits in the Jewish community.

In addition to her position at AVI CHAI, Deena serves on the board of a number of Jewish organizations and is an active volunteer for her children’s school. Deena writes and speaks widely on non-profit marketing and philanthropy.

Deena, herself a day school graduate, is the mother of four day school students.