Our mission is to contribute to the flourishing of the United States and Israel as just, inclusive and compassionate societies, and to improve the quality of life in both countries.
The Mandel Foundation is an operating foundation. We support leadership educational programs at our own institutions and with select universities and organizations.
Our philanthropic work is devoted to these areas of engagement: leadership development, management of nonprofits, humanities, Jewish life, and urban renewal.
AREAS OF ENGAGEMENT
The Foundation thinks of the world as having a huge number of candles and only a small fraction are lit. Powerful ideas, driven by outstanding people can light more candles and help illuminate the world.
On March 6, 2017, the second Morton L. Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty was presented to Professor John Protasiewicz of Case Western Reserve University. The award was named last year in honor of Morton L. Mandel, Chairman and CEO of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, and reflects…
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL/the Library) to establish the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Memory Lab (the Memory Lab) in the CCPL South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch. The Memory Lab will provide space, equipment and training to individuals and…
The Mandel Teacher Educator Institute (MTEI) celebrated the graduation of its seventh cohort this past spring. A program of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, MTEI’s goal is to develop leaders – “teachers of teachers” - who can produce significant change in teaching and learning through planning and implementing improved…