Since its founding in 1966, the Jerusalem Foundation has completed over 4000 projects. From small neighborhood parks to world-renowned landmarks, the Jerusalem Foundation is enhancing the life and vitality of every resident and every neighborhood of Jerusalem.


Our projects are documented on the interactive map which can be found on our home page. Click here to access the map and search for all different kinds of projects spearheaded by the Jerusalem Foundation.


Major Projects and Gifts:


The Jerusalem Foundation has spearheaded a number of cultural, community and research-based institutions that are the fabric of Jerusalem's landscape. These projects have been in existence for many years and we continue to support them because of their impact and importance for the city and its residents. These projects are significant ventures, require constant funding, and we seek to support them through endowments and major gifts. These projects include:

Mishkenot Sha'ananim:  Click here to access  Mishkenot's website.  

The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies:  Click here to read more about JIIS and its vast research projects that greatly impact policy in Jerusalem. 

Adopt a Neighborhood campaign: Click here to read more about this project.

The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens:  To view the Zoo's website, click here. To view the most recent report about the zoo, click here.

The Cinematheque: Click here to read about Cinematheque and click here to access their website.  

Some of our other flagship projects include:

  • The Bernard M. Bloomfield Science Museum
  • The Central Arab Library
  • The Joseph Meyerhoff Youth Center for Advanced Studies
  • The Belmonte Science Laboratories Center at the Hebrew University 
  • The Beit Bretter Youth Hostel for Science Education
  • The Hattie Friedland School for the Deaf
  • The Beit Zusman Multiservice Center for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired
  • The Max Rayne Hand in Hand School for Jewish-Arab Education in Jerusalem
  • The Esther Greenberg School Complex
  • The Museum on the Seam
  • The Beit Alpert Music Center
  • The "Gan Hashalom" Erna D. Leir Peace Kindergarten for Jewish and Arab Children at the YMCA
  • The Mishkenot Sha'ananim Culture Center and its Konrad Adenauer Conference Center
  • The Jerusalem Khan Theater
  • The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies
  • The Jerusalem Cinematheque and Film Archive
  • The Yellow Submarine Music Center
  • The Jerusalem Music Center
  • The Jerusalem Shelter for Battered Women
  • The Center for Children at Risk
  • Golden Era Comprehensive Center for the Elderly
  • The Sheikh Jarrach Health Center
  • The Zichron Menachem Day Care Center for Children with Cancer and their Families
  • The Jerusalem Business Development Center
  • Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
  • Wohl Rose Park of Jerusalem
  • The University Botanical Gardens Jerusalem
  • The Wilf Independence Park
  • The Koret Liberty Bell Park
  • The Mitchell Gardens
  • The Golem "Hamifletzet" Playground and Noah's Ark Sculpture
  • Haas and Goldman Promenades in Armon Hanatziv
  • The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies
  • Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
  • Teddy Kollek Stadium
  • The Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem
  • Renovation of the Via Dolorosa
  • The Lea and Maurice Goldberg Sports Hall (Malha Basketball Stadium)
  • The John Rubens Center and the Vi Rubens Sportsfields
  • The Ein Yael Living Museum
  • Restoration of Zion Gate, Herod's Gate and Tanner's Gate
  • The Yitzhak Yosef Levy Ophel Archaeological Gardens
  • 21 Community Centers Throughout the City
  • Numerous synagogues around the city