Adam Milstein – Philanthropist, Innovator and Motivator
Adam Milstein founded the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation in 2000, referred to as the MFF. Milstein’s vision for the MFF is to strengthen the State of Israel and instill in its people’s minds their story of homeland, triumph and heritage. The Foundation also supports and nourishes ties between the State of Israel and the United States.
The Milstein Family Foundation focuses on US-based organizations whose activities are in the United States. The Foundation makes donations only to 501(c)(3) organizations.
Adam Milstein has implemented three principles as the foundation’s pillars of strength: Active Philanthropy, Life Path Impact and Philanthropic Synergy.
Adam Milstein believes in being an active philanthropist. He becomes involved with every organization he supports. He helps in tailoring the right program for each organization. He also helps them with the content of the program, the strategy, the marketing, and the funding. He follows through and makes sure it is a success.
In his hands-on approach, Adam Milstein eliminates redundancy while multiplying the organizations’ activities. Because he invests his own money, he can make fast decisions. His involvement goes far beyond just writing checks.
Life Path Impact continuously engages people of the State of Israel from young ages in school through adulthood and inspires student leaders to infuse the love of Israel in college campuses across the United States. Life Path Impact builds new community leadership rooted in Jewish heritage to ensure a vibrant and dynamic future and at the same time safeguarding Jewish values.
Philanthropic Synergy connects multiple philanthropic organizations whose combined efforts result in greater impact and effectiveness than the sum of individual efforts.
Adam Milstein is also a co-founder and Chairman of the Israeli-American Council whose mission is to build a nationwide community of interconnected Jewish people, young and old alike, in the true Jewish spirit. To achieve this end, the IAC has established well-embraced programs such as the IAC Keshet, an enrichment program highlighting the Hebrew Language and Israeli culture for families with children 2 to 8. The IAC Beyachad inspires volunteers to develop and sponsor grassroots events in their local communities.