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Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation

“The hallmark of our philanthropy is our commitment to invest in people with the values, ability and passion to change the world.”

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation

“The hallmark of our philanthropy is our commitment to invest in people with the values, ability and passion to change the world.”

The Mandel Foundation

A Legacy of Giving

The Mandel brothers began donating modestly to charities in the late 1940s. As their business success increased, so did their giving. In 1953, the brothers founded the Mandel Foundation (now named the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation), which supports civic and philanthropic activities in their various areas of interest. In 1990, the Foundation launched the Mandel Foundation-Israel.

From the beginning, the Mandel Foundation has been a vehicle for supporting work to which the Foundation can bring strategic direction and guidance as well as financial resources. The work of the Foundation is grounded in the belief that exceptional leaders, inspired by powerful ideas, are the key to improving society and the lives of people around the world. The Mandel Foundation has identified five areas of engagement that receive its support:

1. Leadership Development
2. Management of Nonprofits
3.
Humanities
4.
Jewish Life
5.
Urban Renewal

Parkwood maintains a close relationship with the Mandel Foundation and serves as its Administrative Trustee. To learn more about the Mandel Foundation, please visit mandelfoundation.org or read about their areas of engagement below.

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Mandel Foundation: Areas of Engagement

Leadership Development

Management of Nonprofits

Humanities

Jewish Life

Urban Renewal

Leadership Development

Investing in leaders of educational, nonprofit and public sector institutions with the aim of deepening their impact on the larger society.

Significant Grantees Include:

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Continuing Scholars Program
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University
Mandel Initiative for Visionary Leadership at Hebrew Union College
Mandel Institute for Nonprofit Leadership
Neighborhood Leadership Development Program

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Management of Nonprofits

Fostering excellence in the management of nonprofit and public sector institutions.

Significant Grantees Include:

Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University
Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence, Jewish Federations of North America

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Humanities

Embracing the humanities as the foundation of human aspiration and human experience.

Significant Grantees Include:

Morton L. Mandel Program for Civic Discourse and Membership Engagement, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Barbara and Morton Mandel Design Gallery, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Mandel Center for the Humanities at Brandeis University
Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
Mandel Humanities Center at Cuyahoga Community College
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Armor Court, Cleveland Museum of Art
Mandel Honors College at Cleveland State University

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Jewish Life

Helping successive generations of Jews to discover the beauty of the Jewish cultural and religious heritage and to build and sustain vibrant Jewish communities.

Significant Grantees Include:

Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis University
Mandel Teacher Educator Institute
Mandel Center for Jewish Education, Jewish Community Center Association
Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School
Commission on Jewish Continuity, Jewish Education Center of Cleveland

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Urban Renewal

Supporting urban renewal and community development as an expression of our commitment to just, inclusive, and democratic societies.

Significant Grantees Include:

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
Neighborhood Leadership Development Program
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Concert Hill
Midtown Cleveland

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