Impact Areas

The mission of the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation is to enrich humanity by strengthening and empowering children and families in need.

Jewish

The Foundation works with partners and leaders to provide for the needs of and ensure the ongoing vitality, success, and well-being of the Jewish People.

Together with our partners, The Foundation’s work will lead to more:

  • Jews feeling a lifelong connection to their Jewish identity, Israel, and other Jews throughout the world.
  • Children and families having a greater connection to tzedakah (justice) and tikkun olam (to repair the world).
  • Jewish youth in need being empowered to achieve their goals leading to personal success.

Our Grant Partners

Jewish

The Foundation works with partners and leaders to provide for the needs of and ensure the ongoing vitality, success, and well-being of the Jewish People.

Together with our partners, The Foundation’s work will lead to more:

  • Jews feeling a lifelong connection to their Jewish identity, Israel, and other Jews throughout the world.
  • Children and families having a greater connection to tzedakah (justice) and tikkun olam (to repair the world).
  • Jewish youth in need being empowered to achieve their goals leading to personal success.

Our Grant Partners

Early Childhood

The Foundation works with partners and leaders to provide children ages 0 to 8 and their families the opportunity to access and engage with high quality early childhood development resources that meet their needs, leading to success in school and throughout life.

Together with our partners, The Foundation’s work will lead to:

  • Healthy, thriving children and families: Children are healthy and developmentally on track.
  • Parent and Family Leadership: Families are strengthened, and parents and caregivers are better equipped to children’s  first teachers and champions.
  • High quality programs and professionals: The early childhood system has high quality professionals and programs.
  • Safe and inspiring environments: Early childhood learning environments are safe and inspiring.
  • Better system alignment: The early childhood system is better aligned to improve impacts for families and children.
  • Increased and aligned funding: Aligned funding leads to better use of resources in the early childhood system.

Our Grant Partners

Early Childhood

The Foundation works with partners and leaders to provide children ages 0 to 8 and their families the opportunity to access and engage with high quality early childhood development resources that meet their needs, leading to success in school and throughout life.

Together with our partners, The Foundation’s work will lead to:

  • Healthy, thriving children and families: Children are healthy and developmentally on track.
  • Parent and Family Leadership: Families are strengthened, and parents and caregivers are better equipped to children’s  first teachers and champions.
  • High quality programs and professionals: The early childhood system has high quality professionals and programs.
  • Safe and inspiring environments: Early childhood learning environments are safe and inspiring.
  • Better system alignment: The early childhood system is better aligned to improve impacts for families and children.
  • Increased and aligned funding: Aligned funding leads to better use of resources in the early childhood system.

Our Grant Partners

Arts & Culture

The Foundation works with partners and leaders to provide children and youth in need with enrichment, exposure, and instruction in arts and culture.

Together with our partners, The Foundation’s work will lead to more:

  • Children and youth pursuing opportunities in arts and culture.
  • Vibrant opportunities of arts and culture exposure and enrichment in neighborhoods.

Our Grant Partners

Arts & Culture

The Foundation works with partners and leaders to provide children and youth in need with enrichment, exposure, and instruction in arts and culture.

Together with our partners, The Foundation’s work will lead to more:

  • Children and youth pursuing opportunities in arts and culture.
  • Vibrant opportunities of arts and culture exposure and enrichment in neighborhoods.

Our Grant Partners

Impact Investing

The Foundation works with partners and leaders to ensure organizations focused on social and environmental impact have access to growth capital to expand innovation and grow organizational capacity and sustainability.

Together with our partners, we:

  • Lead alongside others by investing in individual deals to build the field of impact investing.
  • Learn through participating in collaborative investments with seasoned impact investors.
  • Accelerate the field by investing in opportunities that create on-ramps for new impact investors.
  • Align Foundation assets to further our mission and increase impact.

Our Investments

Impact Investing

The Foundation works with partners and leaders to ensure organizations focused on social and environmental impact have access to growth capital to expand innovation and grow organizational capacity and sustainability.

Together with our partners, we:

  • Lead alongside others by investing in individual deals to build the field of impact investing.
  • Learn through participating in collaborative investments with seasoned impact investors.
  • Accelerate the field by investing in opportunities that create on-ramps for new impact investors.
  • Align Foundation assets to further our mission and increase impact.

Our Investments