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 October 10, 2018, the third Morton L. Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty was presented to Carlos Crespo-Hernández, associate professor of chemistry and co-director of the Center for Chemical Dynamics at Case Western Reserve University. Crespo-Hernández grew up in Puerto Rico and earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the…
The Morton and Barbara Mandel Foundation is making a grant of up to $4.8 million towards a new recreation facility in Palm Beach, Florida, to be called the Morton and Barbara Mandel Recreation Center. The grant is a matching grant with the Palm Beach Friends of Recreation organization and the…
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…