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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. 


of supporting partners to pursue justice, repair the world, and treat all people with dignity and respect.


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


Explainer: What is Care Work?

Care work encompasses various services that caregivers provide to support another person’s needs related to age, disability and illness. While these services are essential to society, care workers have fewer legal protections, lack access to adequate support and are paid less than workers in other labor sectors. Investments in care infrastructure offer significant opportunities to strengthen families and communities and bolster economic equity for women.

How Jewish Organizations are Showing Up for Women’s Rights and Safety

Amid increasing threats to women’s rights and freedoms, Jewish organizations are at the forefront of advancing women’s rights within Jewish communities and throughout the United States. The groups’ efforts range from advocating for abortion access to supporting survivors of domestic violence, to encouraging safe, respectful and equitable Jewish workplaces and communal spaces.

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4 Podcast Interviews with Leaders Focused on Systemic Change

It’s one thing to read about the work that amazing nonprofits are doing, but it’s so much more powerful to hear directly from their leaders, in their own words. Check out four podcast episodes from Lemonada Media featuring interviews with our grantees on the frontlines of achieving criminal justice, shaping an equitable education system and advancing gender and reproductive equity.

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Jewish Values in Action: 6 Inspiring Stories of Service and Volunteerism

With young Jews across the country seeking opportunities to better our world, the Jewish nonprofit sector is responding by making service a defining element of Jewish life. OLAM, Repair the World and JDC Entwine are examples of three organizations offering young people opportunities to engage in service and connect with Jewish values.

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Leadership Guide


Network Know-How Guides: Scale Social Change Through Peer-led Networks 

The Network Know-How Guides are a collection of six easy-to-use resources to help social entrepreneurs worldwide organize strategic networks that address today's most complex challenges.

Each Guide answers common network-building questions, outlines real-world examples, and includes accompanying worksheets to support changemakers in shaping impactful and sustainable networks right now. 


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 community of influential leaders on a formative learning journey to Israel to build their understanding of Israeli society and deepen their ability to lead on complex issues.

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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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