OVERVIEW: The Cappy and Beth Rothman Family Foundation primarily funds grantmaking related to health, Jewish, and environmental causes.
IP TAKE: The foundation keeps a low public profile, which limits information available on its grantmaking priorities and activities.
PROFILE: The Cappy and Beth Rothman Family Foundation was established in 2014. Its was founded by Dr. Cappy Rothman and his wife Beth. Rothman is a male reproductive medicine pioneer and cofounder of the California Cryobank, one of the largest sperm banks in the country. The foundation lacks transparency and does not maintain a website, which makes it difficult to locate further information on its priority areas and grantmaking strategies. Tax filings suggest the Cappy and Beth Rothman Family Foundation primarily funds grantmaking related to health, Jewish, and environmental causes.
Cappy Rothman is the founder of the Center for Male Reproductive Medicine & Vasectomy Reversal in Los Angeles. Unsurprisingly, the family's giving includes support of health causes, though does not solely focus on reproductive causes.
Grants range from $250 to $20,000. In a recent fiscal year, the foundation gave away around $141,000. Past grantees include Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles; UCLA Urology Department (Rothman was a clinical instructor at UCLA); Fertile Action, a cancer charity working to ensure fertile women touched by the disease can become mothers"; Camp Kesem at UCLA; Jewish Federation of Los Angeles; Heal the Bay; and LACMA.
The Cappy and Beth Rothman Family Foundation keeps a low profile and does not accept unsolicited proposals.
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Cappy and Beth Rothman Family Foundation
1261 Las Lomas Avenue
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272