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Adelson Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-10

At A Glance

Adelson Family Foundation

300 First Ave.

Needham, MA United States 02494-2736

Telephone: (781) 972-5950


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $23,524

Total giving: $94,520,295



Bridge Number



Established in 2007 - Founded by Sheldon G. Adelson and Miriam Adelson. Mr. Adelson is the chairman of the Las Vegas Sands Corp., which owns and operates properties in Las Vegas, including the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino. Dr. Adelson works in the area of treating substance addiction

Purpose and Activities

The primary purpose of the foundation is to strengthen the State of Israel and the Jewish people. The foundation focuses on the following categories: Healthcare, Holocaust and Anti-Semitism awareness, Israel Advocacy and defense, Israel studies, Jewish and Zionist identity and education, media and culture, and welfare .

Fields of Interest

  • Health
  • Human services
  • Judaism
  • Religion
International Interests
  • Israel
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Jewish people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $23,524 (market value)

Gifts received: $95,248,492

Expenditures: $95,251,814

Total giving: $94,520,295

Qualifying distributions: $95,251,292