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The Atlas Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Atlas Family Foundation

(formerly Richard & Lezlie Atlas Foundation)

P.O. Box 25338

Los Angeles, CA United States 90025-0338


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-02-28)

Assets: $2,893,300

Total giving: $1,213,461




Established in 1985 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily for early childhood education, parenting education, and early child development, pre-natal to age 3, and vulnerable children and families in Los Angeles County, CA. Funding in the area of pre-natal to age 3 includes: direct services, infant and toddler mental health, parenting education, seed grants to strengthen organizational and programmatic capacity, public policy and advocacy, program/project evaluation, strategic planning, staff education and training—clinical and leadership.

Fields of Interest

  • Child development
  • Child educational development
  • Early childhood education
  • Mental health care
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-02-28

Assets: $2,893,300 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,720,730

Expenditures: $1,484,997

Total giving: $1,213,461

Qualifying distributions: $1,465,141