From generation to generation, we work together with our communities, in the spirit of tikkun olam, to catalyze and advance just and lasting social impact

Honoring Jim Crown

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Who We Are

Crown Family Philanthropies is a family-led foundation dedicated to partnering with our communities to effect just and lasting social impact across generations.

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Our Work

We maintain deep strategic focus in the areas of education; the environment; health and human services; global health; gun violence prevention; and the Jewish Community and Israel.

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