Philanthropy for intensive, immersive Jewish education in Greater Seattle area and initiatives in the State of Israel

OUR VISION AND MISSION
IN Greater Seattle area AND ISRAEL

VISION

The Samis Foundation envisions a world where the preservation and continuity of Judaism and the State of Israel are secured, a vibrant, healthy Greater Seattle area Jewish community flourishes, and the educated Jew is thriving.

MISSION

The Samis Foundation supports access for Jewish youth in Greater Seattle area to high-quality intensive and immersive Jewish educational experiences and fulfills Samuel Israel’s philanthropic goals of supporting the State of Israel and worldwide disaster relief.

READ THE 2021-2025 SAMIS FOUNDATION STRATEGIC PLAN FOR PHILANTHROPY | EXPLORE THE SAMIS STRATEGIC PLAN BOOKLET

STRATEGIC PLAN FOR PHILANTHROPY:
2021-2025 I 5 YEAR PLAN

GOAL 1

JEWISH DAY SCHOOL EDUCATION

Promote the sustainability, vitality, and growth of Seattle Jewish day school education

GOAL 2

EXPERIENTIAL JEWISH EDUCATION

Increase accessibility and participation in high-quality experiential Jewish education for Jewish youth in Greater Seattle area

GOAL 3

PERIPHERIES OF ISRAELI SOCIETY

Improve lives for targeted populations on the peripheries of Israeli society

GOAL 4

ISRAELI WILDLIFE & ARCHAEOLOGY

Preserve and develop Israel’s wildlife and archaeological riches and support opportunities to make these resources available to the general public

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn.” — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN