Currently, there are over 10,000 active nonprofits in Israel. Many people are looking for ways to help others but are unsure of what to do or where to start. People don’t know what cause or initiative is more deserving of their time, money, and attention.
For this reason, we will list a few famous Israeli foundations and discuss how they are doing good in their communities and worldwide.
Leket Israel is one of the leading food rescue organizations in Israel. Their focus is to gather surplus food items and then deliver them to those in need through different partner nonprofit organizations.
The Nathan Cummings Foundation
The Nathan Cummings Foundation is a multigenerational family foundation that is firmly rooted in the Jewish value of social justice. Through grantmaking in Israel and work in the United States, the foundation is working toward creating a more sustainable and democratic society. For more than 27 years now, they have invested resources into movements, organizations, and individuals supporting democracy in Israel.
The Israel Forever Foundation
This foundation is an engagement organization that develops and promotes learning opportunities that celebrate and strengthen one’s personal connection to Israel. They see that connection as an integral part of Jewish life and identity.
Through content and programming, the Israel Forever Foundation works toward encouraging dynamic engagement with the history and legacy of Israel. They also cultivate local engagement through personal reflection. The foundation proudly acts as a resource for others to learn and highlight the relevance of Israel to Jewish identity, personally and collectively.
The Israel Forever Foundation is a nonprofit and non-governmental charitable organization, with its main offices located in Washington, D.C. and Israel.
The Ted Arison Family Foundation
The Ted Arison Family Foundation seeks to improve social environments. They understand that doing good helps impact social investments and is strategic philanthropy.
Ted Arison established the foundation as a way to give back to the community and find a more proactive way to stay involved in society. He established the foundation with his daughter, Shari Arison, who shares his desire for the gift of giving.
This foundation is one of Israel’s largest. It leads activities in the fields of health, education, children and youth, culture, art, sports, distressed populations, and disabilities.
Those are just a small sampling of famous Israeli foundations that are currently active and focused on improving their communities while spreading good deeds across the globe.