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Pursuing More Just and Inclusive societies


At Schusterman Family Philanthropies, we strive for a future in which the United States and Israel live up to their highest ideals. Guided by our values, we listen to, invest in, and connect leaders and organizations to pursue long-term solutions to pressing issues and systemic challenges. 


invested across our seven portfolios since 1987


In the United States, our work is focused in six core portfolio areas that seek to advance racial, gender and economic equity and to strengthen Jewish communities.

Funding in Israel

Through Schusterman Family Philanthropies – Israel, we work to strengthen Israel as a secure homeland for the Jewish people, a thriving democracy and an inclusive society.

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Quote from Stacy Schusterman

Our Jewish values have always been—and will always be—at the core of our family’s philanthropy: a commitment to the pursuit of justice, repairing the world, and treating all people with dignity and civility.
Chair, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies


Telling The Next Chapter of Schusterman’s Story

From a reimagined logo to a cutting-edge new website, our Chief Communications Officer shares how the latest updates at Schusterman embody the organization's legacy while looking toward its future.

With a Criminal Record, a Fair Chance to Reentry Depends on a Living Wage

Today, nearly 1 in 4 people in the U.S. has a criminal record, and millions more interact with the justice system each year. Even a small interaction with the criminal legal system can make it difficult for a person to regain economic stability and can create lifelong hardship for the families impacted.

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3 Leadership Competencies for Making Sustainable Change

My experience working with over 160 Jewish executive-level leaders over the past seven years has shown me that authentic leadership is much more than the hard skills we have and the outcomes we achieve. It is also about our personal capacity for growth and transformation.

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Now is the Time to Invest in Women and Girls

Declining workforce participation. Increased unpaid caregiving burdens. Rising domestic violence rates. Over the past two years, women and girls have disproportionately suffered from the consequences of COVID-19.

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Signature Initiatives

We operate three programs that connect high-potential leaders and Jewish professionals to resources, experiences and opportunities that support them in creating change.

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Schusterman Fellowship

Building a robust, diverse, and talented pipeline of exceptional Jewish leaders who are driving change in their organizations, the Jewish community, and beyond.

REALITY program participants explore Israel on a journey.


Bringing a diverse network of inspiring changemakers on a formative journey to Israel to strengthen their leadership and passion for repairing the world and build their understanding of and connection to Israel.

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ROI Community

Creating a global network of rising Jewish leaders who are transforming Jewish life and fostering positive social change in Israel, the U.S. and global Jewry.

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