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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

    • 2013 Annual Report

      2013 Annual Report
    • Legacy - Summer 2014

      Legacy - Summer 2014
    • 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...

    Smart Consumer

    Teach financial education to over 250 women to increase their...

    Caring for LGBTQ Jews, Families, and Allies in Need

    To provide vital resources, programming, and services to care for...

    People Are Saying

    More Testimonials

    "The Foundation helped perpetuate our family's involvement in this process of philanthropy even beyond our lives. Future generations will automatically be involved with representatives of The Foundation in making distributions from our fund. It ties us with generations yet unborn."

    - Milton and the late Ben Baran, Foundation Donors

    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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