The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) has awarded $1.65 million through its annual Israel Grants program to strengthen the country’s Jewish identity and advance economic development and self-sufficiency, including programs focused on at-risk youth.
Since 2010, The Foundation has distributed grants in Israel totaling close to $9 million to nearly 60 organizations. The Foundation, the largest manager of charitable assets and planned giving solutions for Los Angeles Jewish philanthropists, awards its Israel Grants to organizations that possess a strong track record of creating meaningful change, have achievable outcomes, affect a significant number of people or regions, and offer opportunities for partnerships with other funders.
2017 Israel Grant recipients are:
- Educating for Excellence
- Jaffa Institute
- Machshava Tova
- YEDID: The Association for Community Empowerment
Additional information, including grant amounts and designated programs, can be found by visiting The Foundation’s website.