Recent Grants

Grant Distributions and Beneficiaries

For the year ended December 31, 2015, in excess of $14 million was distributed in grants to charitable beneficiaries from restricted, designated and donor advised funds. In that connection, Foundation donors recommended grants to over 1,096 local, national and international charitable organizations in support of religious, cultural, educational, social service and humanitarian causes.

Distributions are made on the basis of donor recommendations and restrictions. The Foundation cannot consider unsolicited grant proposals or requests for funds.

BENEFICIARIES  GRANTS
Annual Campaign/Buffalo Jewish Federation   $1,070,259
Local Jewish Agencies
Grant recipients include: The Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, Jewish Family
Service, Kadimah Academy, The Bureau of Jewish Education, The Holocaust Resource Center,
Weinberg Campus, and Area Temples and Synagogues
 $3,903,681
Local Non-Jewish Organizations
Grant recipients include: The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, University at Buffalo, Olmsted Center for the Visually Impaired, Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the
Burchfield-Penney Art Center
 $3,934,728
National Non-Jewish Organizations
Grant recipients include: The American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, American Civil
Liberties Union (ACLU), Carnegie-Mellon University, Hospice, and the Museum of Modern Art
$2,704,164
National Jewish Organizations
Grant recipients include: B’nai Brith, American Jewish Committee, Jewish Federations of North America, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
 

$2,652,222

Scholarship Grants and Awards
Academic Scholarships and Israel Experience Grants
$348,381
Total Distributions $14,613,435