Azrieli Foundation Israel

Azrieli Foundation Israel is a registered Israeli non-profit organization (amutah) that is dedicated to strengthening Israeli society by advancing initiatives in the fields of education, medical and scientific research, community, welfare, arts and culture.

The Foundation continues the Azrieli family's tradition of giving, which began in the 1980's. The Israeli foundation was established in 2008 thanks to funding and support of the Azrieli family. Its values are grounded on David Azrieli's commitment to help individuals make the most of their potential.  Additional funding is made available by annual donations of the Azrieli Group, and income from holdings in the Group. 

The Foundation’s activities focus on:

v  Philanthropic donations to non-profit organizations and institutions in Israel in the fields of:

o    Education, with special emphasis on:

§ Reducing educational gaps

§ Technological/vocational education

§ Environmental education

§ Pluralistic Jewish education

§ Architecture and design

§ Holocaust education

o    Medical and scientific research

o    Developmental disabilities, with emphasis on integrated housing in the community

o    Israeli society and welfare

o    Arts and culture, with emphasis on music

Most donations are initiated by the Foundation and yet, the Foundation does consider proposals from non-profit organizations in Israel that operate in its areas of interest, and according to its criteria.

v  Management of the Azrieli Institute for Educational Empowerment, which operates in more than 80 middle schools in Israel empowering over 4,000 pupils each year.

v  Management of the Azrieli Fellows Program, which promotes academic excellence and leadership by provision of Israeli graduate studies fellowships, international post-doctoral fellowships and returning faculty fellowships.

Azrieli Foundation Israel works in close collaboration with Azrieli Foundation in Canada, and operates the Azrieli Institute for Educational Empowerment and Azrieli Fellows Program on its behalf.

Contact information:

Azrieli Foundation Israel

85 Medinat Hayehudim Street

P. O. Box 4151

Herzliya Pituach 4614101

Tel: + 972-9-9705900

Fax: +972-9-95705919

Azrieli Foundation Canada

22 St. Clair Ave. East, Suite 202
Toronto, Ontario M4T 2S3
Tel: + 1-416-322-5928
Fax: + 1-416-322-5930


1010 St. Catherine Street West, Suite 1200
Montreal, Quebec H3B 3S3
Tel: + 1-514-282-1155
Fax: + 1-514-282-1794