Stanley and Zea Lewis Family Foundation

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The Stanley and Zea Lewis Family Foundation (no 1021805) is a grant making foundation with a particular focus on Jewish and Zionist causes. In 2011 the foundation gave £3 million to Oxford University to establish a chair in Modern Israel Studies. [1] Derek J. Penslar is the current Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies at Oxford. The Foundation, donated a total of £193,239 to the United Jewish Israel Appeal between April 2009 and March 2011. [2]

People

Trustees

Cheryl Lewis, Renee Feinstein, Wendy Gail Press, Michael Lewis (born 27 January 1959) Zea Lewis.

Activities

Grants have been awarded by the foundation to the following organisations:

Funds Dispersed in £ sterling [3]
Organisation 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total 2005-2013
Ahavas Torah 0 0 0 0 0 6,460 0 0 0 6,460
Anne Frank Trust UK 0 0 0 0 0 0 350 0 0 350
British ORT 0 0 0 0 0 500 0 0 0 500
Central Synagogue 0 0 0 0 0 5,000 0 0 0 5,000
Chai Cancer Care 0 0 0 0 5,000 5,000 15,050 5,875 0 30,925
Chicken Shed Theatre Trust 0 0 0 0 0 8,100 0 0 0 8,100
Community Security Trust 0 0 0 0 16,000 17,000 17,000 17,000 17,000 84,000
DALAID 0 0 0 0 0 12,000 25,000 0 0 37,000
Emunah 0 0 0 0 0 250 0 0 0 250
Hammerson House 0 0 0 0 0 1,000 0 0 0 1,000
Help the Aged 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 12
The Holocaust Educational Trust 0 0 0 0 0 5,000 0 0 10,000 15,000
Institute for Strategic Dialogue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25,000 25,000
Jewish Care 0 0 0 0 750 12,500 12,500 12,500 10,000 48,250
London International Orchestra 0 0 0 0 600 0 0 0 0 600
MacMillan 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 100
Nightingale 0 0 0 0 0 500 0 0 0 500
Norwood 0 0 0 0 0 10,000 10,500 10,000 8,250 38,750
Oxford University 0 0 0 0 0 250,000 500,000 1,100,000 1,250,000 3,100,000
Paley Foundation 0 0 0 0 0 0 12,997 0 0 12,997
Prostrate Cancer Research Foundation 0 0 0 0 7,500 7,500 0 0 ? 15,000
Stonehenge Charitable Trust 0 0 0 0 0 250 0 0 0 250
UJIA 0 0 0 0 1,000 120,000 63,239 61,000 60,550 197,789
UK Friends of AWIS 0 0 0 0 ? 250 0 0 0 250
United Synagogue 0 0 5,213 5,371 2,026 689 0 0 17,105 30,404
WIZO 0 0 0 0 0 4,000 0 0 0 4,000
Unnamed Grants - Less than 10,000 0 0 0 0 0 39,961 44,261 54,960 66,923 206,105
Total Dispersed Funds 3,868,592


Finances


Income and Outgoings 2013-2012 in £ sterling [4]
Financial year end (FYE) Income Spending
31 Mar 2013 1,430,000 1,467,092
31 Mar 2012 1,276,614 1,259,871
31 Mar 2011 710,000 704,973
31 Mar 2010 455,000 469,050
31 Mar 2009 50,762 32,989
31 Mar 2008 11,881 5438



Notes

  1. University of Oxford University of Oxford Website. Accessed 16 October 2014.
  2. Stanley & Zea Lewis Family Foundation Financial Statements Year Ended 31 March 2010; Stanley & Zea Lewis Family Foundation Financial Statements Year Ended 31 March 2011
  3. Data compiled from filings at the Charity Commission.
  4. Data compiled from filings at the Charity Commission.