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Lisa and Michael Leffell Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

Lisa and Michael Leffell Family Foundation

600 Madison Ave., 20th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10022-1615

Telephone: (646) 532-2445

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $28,148,516

Total giving: $1,805,790






Established in 1999 in NY

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to inspiring passion for Jewish education and strengthening the security and vibrancy of the State of Israel. To build strong support for Israel, The foundation advances initiatives that educate and engage opinion leaders to become effective advocates of Israel and research issues impacting the Jewish community. To pursue these goals, the foundation fosters strategic partnerships, collaboration, and ongoing communication with other foundations, organizations, and individuals to leverage opportunities for cooperation and change. .

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Goodwill promotion
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • International relations
  • Judaism
  • Leadership development
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
  • Public affairs
  • Public policy
  • Undergraduate education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Jewish people
  • Military personnel
  • Students
  • Judaic institutions
  • Public charities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $28,148,516 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,429,417

Total giving: $1,805,790

Qualifying distributions: $1,979,533