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.
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation has donated $3 million to Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Preventive Medicine. Funds will support projects and programs to better understand and advance personal wellness in areas including applied clinical genetics, cardiovascular disease prevention and cognitive disease prevention. In recognition of this generous donation,…
The Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS) offers a rare glimpse into the past with Cleveland Starts Here®, a new Cleveland history exhibit experience and digital portal sponsored by the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation at the Cleveland History Center in University Circle. The exhibit kicked off with an opening…
In October, the Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership, a project of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, will announce the inaugural cohort of its Executive Leadership Program. More than 100 senior Jewish community center and Jewish federation professionals were nominated for the program, from which 18 will be selected…