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    Honoring a Milestone

    Happy 60th anniversary to us! And happy 25th anniversary to Marvin Schotland, our president and CEO.

    Max Steinberg Memorial Fund

    "Max Steinberg gave his life in defense of Israel and the Jewish people," said Consul General of Israel in L.A. David Siegel. "A native son of L.A, he was also an American hero. He honored our two nations by representing America and Israel and our shared values." DONATE to the Max Steinberg Memorial Fund, established by the Steinberg family.


    In 2013, The Foundation and its donors distributed $65m in grants to more than a thousand nonprofits.

    Community Impact

    • Legacy - Summer 2014

      Legacy - Summer 2014
    • 2012 Annual Report

      2012 Annual Report
    • Women, Money and Power

    • Crowdfunding

    • Design & Impact News - Vol. 3 No. 1

      Design & Impact News - Vol. 3 No. 1

    Our Grantmaking in Action

    Vista Inspire Community Inclusion Program (VICIP)

    To equip 5 Los Angeles-based synagogues with the tools to include...


    Teach practical financial skills in Spanish to Latino adults who have...

    Los Angeles Jewish Abilities Center

    To enhance quality of life for hundreds of adults with special needs...

    People Are Saying

    More Testimonials

    "Ever since I was introduced to The Foundation three decades ago, I've been advising my Jewish clients to consider The Foundation for estate and charitable gift planning needs."

    - Paul Frimmer, Partner, Loeb & Loeb

    Our Panel of Experts

    From the Desk of Marvin I. Schotland - The Power of Endowment Funds to Sustain Community

    President & CEO


    Sixty years ago—in 1954—our founders conceived The Foundation to ensure a source of permanent funding to support the needs of a burgeoning post-World War II Los Angeles Jewish community, as well as the recently created State of Israel. These visionaries, of blessed memory, certainly could not imagine the twists and turns that the future held. The founders’ prescience is now beyond question. They’d take considerable pride...


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