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Marvin Schotland Op-Ed in LA Daily News: Our Older Adults Need a Hand, Not The Back of a Hand

By Reiner Lily | August 23, 2022 | Comments Off on Marvin Schotland Op-Ed in LA Daily News: Our Older Adults Need a Hand, Not The Back of a Hand

To read the article on Los Angeles Daily News‘ website, click here. Our Older Adults Need a Hand, Not The Back of a Hand by Marvin I. Schotland, Foundation President & CEO I ate dinner last night. There will be food on my table again this evening. My housing is secure. I have access to…

Foundation Hosts Networking Event For Professional Advisors at Wende Museum

By Reiner Lily | August 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Foundation Hosts Networking Event For Professional Advisors at Wende Museum

On a warm July evening in the Wende Museum’s beautiful succulent garden in Culver City, The Foundation hosted a group of professional advisors to connect in person and learn more about how The Foundation can collaborate with them. Guests mingled over hors d’oeuvres and drinks, formed personal and professional connections and delighted in the summer…

La Opinión: Donation for seniors includes those in the LGBTQ community

By Reiner Lily | July 21, 2022 | Comments Off on La Opinión: Donation for seniors includes those in the LGBTQ community

Click here to read the original Spanish article on La Opinión’s website. Jewish foundation grants the money so that the elderly have a dignified old age By Jacqueline Garcia Julia is a 61-year-old transgender woman who is currently homeless. As an undocumented immigrant who does not speak English, she said that she faces many challenges…

Spectrum News 1: Jewish Community Foundation of LA awards grants addressing adult poverty

By Reiner Lily | July 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Spectrum News 1: Jewish Community Foundation of LA awards grants addressing adult poverty

Read the article on Spectrum News 1 by clicking here. LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles will give $1 million in grants to five local nonprofits working to alleviate poverty in older adults, the foundation announced Wednesday. The recipients are: Los Angeles LGBT Center, Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, ONEgeneration, Partners…

Foundation Awards $1 Million to Address Older Adult Poverty

By Reiner Lily | July 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Foundation Awards $1 Million to Address Older Adult Poverty

Current Cycle of General Community Grants Targets Support to Diverse and Impacted Communities Across Los Angeles The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) today announced $1 million in grants to five community nonprofits working to alleviate older adult poverty. The funding – part of The Foundation’s General Community Grants initiative – expands support…

Jewish Journal: Jewish Community Foundation Funds Federation’s Landmark Study of Jewish L.A.

By Reiner Lily | June 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Jewish Journal: Jewish Community Foundation Funds Federation’s Landmark Study of Jewish L.A.

How to Determine Where To Give

By Reiner Lily | June 20, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Determine Where To Give

How to Determine Where To Give: An Exercise By Warren Fong, Senior Program Officer, Center for Designed Philanthropy With hundreds of causes and thousands of nonprofits, choosing where and how much to give can be an understandably daunting task. This brief guide provides a simple step-by-step framework and starting point to assist donors in determining…

How to Vet a Nonprofit Organization: Five Steps

By Reiner Lily | June 17, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Vet a Nonprofit Organization: Five Steps

How to Vet a Nonprofit Organization in Five Steps By Naomi Strongin, Vice President, Center for Designed Philanthropy What does it mean to vet a nonprofit organization? Vetting is the thorough investigation of a nonprofit that a funder conducts before making a decision to support it. Vetting gives a funder insight into an organization’s mission…

How to Make a Meaningful Gift

By Reiner Lily | June 17, 2022 | Comments Off on How to Make a Meaningful Gift

How to Make a Meaningful Gift By Sara Hahn, Senior Program Officer, Center for Designed Philanthropy A gift to a nonprofit has the potential for great impact, not only for the organization but also for the person who is making the charitable contribution. But how can someone ensure that their gift is meaningful? For a…

The Foundation Hires Offi Zisser As On-The-Ground Resource to Bolster Grantmaking in Israel

By Reiner Lily | May 3, 2022 | Comments Off on The Foundation Hires Offi Zisser As On-The-Ground Resource to Bolster Grantmaking in Israel

Career Philanthropy Professional Complements Institution’s Grantmaking Team, Positions It To Extend In-Country Impact The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) today announced that it has retained philanthropic expert Offi Zisser as a consultant on its grantmaking in Israel. Based in Caesarea, she brings on-the-ground perspective to The Foundation’s extensive giving in Israel, as…