David and Fela Shapell Family Foundation

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The David and Fela Shapell Family Foundation (EIN: 95-6187271) is a grant making foundation which supports an array of Jewish and pro-Israel causes. The foundation is a major donor to Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, the US body that sends funds to the Israeli Association for the Wellbeing of Israel's Soldiers. Between 2002-2013 the foundation donated $2,626,371 to the FIDF.[1]


Directors (circa 2013)

Rochelle Shapell (Chief Executive Officer) | David Shapell (Vice President and Assistant Secretary) | Irvin N. Shapell (Chief Financial Officer) | Benjamin Shapell (Secretary)

Foundation Grantees

Organisations supported by the foundation include:

American Friends Of Bar-Ilan University, American Friends Of IDC, American Friends Of Leket Israel, American Israel Education Foundation, American Society Of The University Of Haifa, Friends Of The Israel Defense Forces, Hadassah, Nefesh B'nefesh, PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Simon Wiesenthal Center, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Wounded Warrior Project


Address (circa 2013)

9401 Wilshire Boulevard STE 1200,
Beverly Hills, CA
Phone: (310) 273 7337


  1. Data compiled from filings of Form 990s 2002 - 2013.