Designed Philanthropy

The Center for Designed Philanthropy provides philanthropic advising to Foundation donors to create meaningful, individualized strategies to enhance their philanthropy.

As a Foundation donor, you have access to our expertise and resources. Our team of professionals will work with you to help you identify your passions, explore your areas of interest (e.g. Jewish life in Los Angeles, supportive housing for the homeless, or special needs in Israel), and connect you with outstanding nonprofits that are repairing the world every day. Our approach is strategic and thoughtful, and is meant to help you better achieve your charitable goals and ensure your legacy. You can learn more about The Center's work with this helpful infographic.

To schedule a complimentary consultation, call 323.761.8710 or email the Center today.


How We Help


Together we discover what values motivate your giving and prioritize what is most important to you.


Identify nonprofits that match your interest areas and significantly impact the communities they serve.

Family Meetings

Build consensus among your family and engage each family member in philanthropy.

Site Visits

Visit nonprofits to learn firsthand about their missions, activities, and accomplishments.


Connect you to like-minded funders to leverage the impact of your giving.

Design Solutions

Develop clear benchmarks to ensure your charitable dollars are impactful.