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Lynn Handleman Charitable Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Lynn Handleman Charitable Foundation

(doing business as The Left Tilt Fund)

(formerly Joseph & Sally Handleman Charitable Foundation Trust B)

P.O. Box 3610

Oakland, CA United States 94609-0610


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $11,909,130

Total giving: $987,000




Established in FL

Purpose and Activities

The fund's mission is to promote social change, resist oppression, and empower marginalized communities. The fund gives to organizations that address the root causes of economic, political, and social injustice through community-based organizing, education, legal advocacy, and other innovative means. The fund is particularly interested in economic equality, civil liberties, prisoners’ rights, labor issues, racial justice, homelessness, the environment, the arts, and international work pertaining to Palestine, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • International development
International Interests
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants and migrants
  • Low-income and poor people

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $11,909,130 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,314

Expenditures: $1,151,038

Total giving: $987,000

Qualifying distributions: $1,059,946