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The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is one of the largest private charitable foundations in the United States. Our sole purpose is to assist low-income and vulnerable individuals and families through nonprofit grants to direct-service providers. We invite you to learn more about the Foundation by visiting the rest of our site. Please click here to see videos highlighting the Foundation's work.

Program Areas

The Weinberg Foundation awards grants through seven areas of giving: Basic Human Needs & Health, Disabilities, Education, General Community Support, Older Adults, Veterans, and Workforce Development.


  • Basic Human Needs & Health

    Basic Human Needs & Health

    The Foundation supports organizations that meet the basic needs of individuals, families, and communities. These include programs in the areas of homeless services, economic assistance, food security, and health. Learn More
  • Disabilities

    Disabilities

    The Foundation supports organizations that respect and promote the independence, integration, and individual choice of children and adults with intellectual, physical, and sensory disabilities as necessary preconditions for a good life. Learn More
  • Education

    Education

    The Foundation supports organizations that ensure children are ready for kindergarten; achieve grade-level academic performance in reading, math, and science; and graduate from high school prepared for college and the workplace. Learn More
  • General Community Support

    General Community Support

    The Foundation supports Jewish and general community development efforts including major programs of coalition charity organizations. Grants also support efforts such as affordable housing and community improvement projects in low-income neighborhoods. Learn More
  • Older Adults

    Older Adults

    The Foundation supports organizations that help the frailest, poorest older adults to live dignified, meaningful, and engaged lives in the community and maintain their independence for as long as possible. This is the largest single area of grantmaking by The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. Learn More
  • Veterans

    Veterans

    The Foundation supports organizations and programs committed to ensuring military members and their families effectively reintegrate into their communities. Grants will focus on workforce development, physical and mental health, and the elimination of barriers to a variety of services. Learn More
  • Workforce Development

    Workforce Development

    The Foundation supports organizations that provide “life-tools” for clients to lift themselves from poverty into solid self-support. The Weinberg Foundation is committed to helping people help themselves by obtaining and retaining employment, preferably on a career track. Learn More

Weinberg Foundation Facts

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in total assets


100

in annual grants to nonprofits


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program areas


443

average number of grants approved per year


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