Julie and Martin Franklin Charitable Foundation

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The Julie and Martin Franklin Charitable Foundation (EIN: 13-3800643) is a grant making foundation which supports various philanthropic causes. The foundation supports a significant number of Jewish and pro-Israel organisations. The Julie and Martin Franklin Charitable 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 $544,200 to the FIDF.[1] Martin E. Franklin, co-director of the foundation, is a national board member of the FIDF. [2]

Other organisations the foundation has supported include:

Action America, Amcha - The Coalition for Jewish Concerns, American Committee of the Weizman Institute, American Friends of Lekat Israel,American Friends of Meir Panim, American Jewish Committee, Aish Hatorah, Birthright Israel Foundation, Brandeis-Bardin Institute, Center For Entrepreneurial Jewish Philanthropy, Central Fund of Israel, Education Alliance, Facing History and Ourselves, Hazon, HelpUSA, International Rescue Committee, Israel at Heart, Jewish Communal Fund, Jewish National Fund, Maccabi USA, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, Seeds of Peace, Teachers Across Borders, United Jewish Appeal, William J Clinton Foundation, Women's International Zionist Organization, Wounded Warriors. [3]


Directors (circa 2012)

Martin E. Franklin (President and Treasurer) | Julie Franklin (Vice-President and Secretary)


C/O Jarden 5200 Blue Lagoon DR 8th Floor
Miami, FL
Phone: (561) 447-2509


  1. Data compiled from filings of Form 990s 2002 - 2013.
  2. FIDF Website Our Board & Staff. Accessed 19 February 2015.
  3. Data compiled from filings of Form 990s 2002 - 2013.