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Legacy Magazine: Opening a Fund Is Just the Beginning

By Reiner Lily | December 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Legacy Magazine: Opening a Fund Is Just the Beginning

by Steve Gamer, Vice President of Advancement Financial services institutions play a vital role in the smooth functioning of our society. Among many other things, they enable us to secure home mortgages, finance business transactions, and take out loans for college. Yet, there is one area of impact where a bank or brokerage firm’s abilities…

Fall 2022 Legacy Magazine

By Reiner Lily | December 13, 2022 | Comments Off on Fall 2022 Legacy Magazine

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Awards $2.5 Million in Israel Grants

By Reiner Lily | December 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Awards $2.5 Million in Israel Grants

2022 Funding Supports Jewish Engagement and Economic Development For Diverse Populations Across Israel LOS ANGELES (Dec. 7, 2022) – The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) today announced that it has awarded approximately $2.5 million in grants to ten organizations in Israel focused on strengthening Jewish engagement and advancing economic development. Through the…

Giving Voice: Marvin Schotland’s Final Reflection

By Reiner Lily | November 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Giving Voice: Marvin Schotland’s Final Reflection

My Final Reflection by Marvin I. Schotland, President & CEO I learned a long time ago that when you become a donor at The Foundation, it’s not just a fund you acquire; it’s also a family you join. And just like a loving family can nourish its members in innumerable ways, so too The Foundation’s…

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Awards $2.5 Million in Cutting Edge Grants 2.0

By Reiner Lily | November 17, 2022 | Comments Off on Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Awards $2.5 Million in Cutting Edge Grants 2.0

The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) today announced that it awarded $2.5 million in Cutting Edge Grants 2.0 (CEG 2.0) – a record amount for this institutional grant initiative – to 10 organizations focused on seeding and growing innovative programs in the Los Angeles Jewish community. The programs receiving funding will reach…

Marvin Schotland: Erwin Rautenberg – A Humble Man’s Profound Impact on Jewish L.A.

By Reiner Lily | November 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Marvin Schotland: Erwin Rautenberg – A Humble Man’s Profound Impact on Jewish L.A.

By Marvin I. Schotland, President and CEO To download a PDF of this article, click here. This is one in a series of articles looking at some of our community’s most notable philanthropists and how they are achieving their vision of “tikun olam” – repairing the world. In each case, these generous people have partnered…

Steve Gamer: Empower Your Giving With A Donor Advised Fund

By Reiner Lily | November 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Steve Gamer: Empower Your Giving With A Donor Advised Fund

By Steve Gamer, Vice President, Advancement To download a PDF of this article, click here. Financial services institutions play a vital role in the smooth functioning of our society and enable us, for example, to secure home mortgages, finance business transactions, and take out loans for college. Yet, there is one area of impact where…

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Selects Rabbi Aaron Lerner as President and C.E.O.

By Reiner Lily | October 6, 2022 | Comments Off on Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Selects Rabbi Aaron Lerner as President and C.E.O.

Hillel at UCLA Executive Director to Assume Post from Retiring Longtime Foundation Leader Marvin Schotland in January 2023 The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) today announced that it has named Rabbi Aaron Lerner as its next president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 2, 2023. Lerner will transition from Hillel at UCLA,…

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…