Our mission is to contribute to the flourishing of the United States and Israel as just, inclusive, compassionate and democratic 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 Tuesday, June 5, the Cleveland Zoological Society and Cleveland Metroparks Zoo hosted a dedication ceremony of the new Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Welcome Pavilion at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The Mandel Pavilion raises awareness of the Zoo’s longstanding commitment to securing a future for species in the wild, and…
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…
An enthusiastic crowd of students, staff and parents at the Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School in Beachwood, Ohio, celebrated its third phase of renovation on June 4 with an official beam-signing ceremony. Morton L. Mandel, Chairman and CEO of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, proudly wrote…