Jankilevitsch Foundation

Grzegorz Jankilevitsch is the first Distinguished Benefactor of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews who joined this honorable body and supported the statutory activities of the Museum after the Capital Campaign.
A businessman who operates on international markets including energy sector, real estate and new technologies. A collector and patron of the arts. The Jankilevitsch Collection, founded by him, comprises the works of distinguished artists, such as Magdalena Abakanowicz, Wojciech Fangor, Jerzy Nowosielski, Wilhelm Sasnal. The artworks of this impressive collection can be seen at exhibitions organized in Cosmopolitan building, Twarda 4. Along with Sławomir Smołokowski they are the initiators and founders of Young Polish Philharmony – a youth orchestra operating as part of Zwierciadlo Foundation project.
Thanks to Grzegorz Jankilevitsch, POLIN Museum could organize one of the most important and popular among visitors temporary exhibitons – “Frank Stella and the Synagogues of Historic Poland” and “Blood: Uniting & Dividing’. Also, since 2015 he has been supporting a range of public and cultural activities, including the Gala of POLIN Award – the award of POLIN Museum and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute in Poland for the organizations and institutions which actively commemorate the history of Polish Jews.