News

December 2021

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Koret Winter Update: Helping bring back Bay Area arts & culture

Over the past nearly two years, COVID-19 taught us many lessons about what really matters. Among them was how vital it is to have access to high-quality local arts and cultural programming. Across the Bay Area, concert halls, art galleries, and exhibition spaces were the first to shutter in March 2020, and many of them remained closed well into 2021. But now, as the Bay Area continues to reopen, the art world is poised to make a comeback.

July 2021

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Koret Summer Update: Building Bridges for the Future

The Koret Foundation is committed to supporting a strong US-Israel relationship, and one way we do this is by funding research collaborations between top Israeli and US academic institutions.

March 2021

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2020 in Review

2020 was a challenging year and clearly not what anyone expected, and yet we have been inspired by the ingenuity and strength of our grantees, who have risen to the occasion and found new and expanded ways of serving the community.

December 2019

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Happy Holidays from Koret!

As we enter the holiday season, we are reminded of the importance of caring for our community members who are most in need. The Koret Food Program is one of the Foundation’s longest-standing initiatives. Since 1981, we have provided more than $11 million in grants to 24 Bay Area nonprofits that offer food, support, and basic necessities to the most vulnerable in our community.

October 2019

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Building Bridges Between Bay Area and Israeli Jews

The Koret Foundation seeks to strengthen the US-Israel relationship through bridge-building activities, including academic collaborations, trips to Israel, leadership development, and education programs. One of the signature grants in this portfolio is to Shalem College in Israel for the Koret Jewish Peoplehood Project.

July 2019

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Our two new grantmaking initiatives: K-12 Education Innovation Initiative & Veterans Initiative

2020 was a challenging year and clearly not what anyone expected, and yet we have been inspired by the ingenuity and strength of our grantees, who have risen to the occasion and found new and expanded ways of serving the community.