Adam Milstein is an investor and pro-Israeli activist who has done quite a bit for Jewish Americans. He has also worked with Hager Pacific Properties, a real estate company, for many years and has served the company as a sales agent as well as a managing partner. Adam Milstein co-founded the Israeli American Council (IAC) in 2007 in the city of Los Angeles and now serves as the organization as its national chairman of the board.
Over the years, Adam Milstein has helped to grow the IAC so that it now has twelve regional councils in different parts of the U.S.A. He also co-founded the Milstein Family Foundation with this wife, Gila, and has done a lot to help the Jewish American community through the foundation. Milstein has worked very hard to further the goals of these organizations and as nonprofits, the most challenging part has been securing the funding needed to continue their work. Adam Milstein and his wife not only donate plenty of money to pro-Israel organizations, but they have also donated a lot of their time.
Adam Milstein created the Donor Forum in order to quicken the process of finding funding. The Forum works by letting organizations present their cases in just 15 minutes during a lunch and helps to personally connect philanthropists with the organizations they wish to help. The Donors Forum requires its members to donate at least $10,000 a year to the causes they choose, and any organization that wishes to make a pitch to receive funding from donors must pass a pre-screening first. This ensures that the organizations that the Donor Forum works with are legitimate.
One benefit of being a part of the Donor Forum is that organizations can find out if they will receive funding very quickly. This allows them to get back to the work they are normally focused on. There are many different organizations and presenters who work with the Donor Forum, and a couple of these include JLens and the Reservists on Duty. As a pioneer, Adam Milstein and others are now wondering if anyone else will follow in the footsteps of the Donor Forum to create something similar.