Types of Funds

The Jewish Foundation can help you explore charitable

opportunities that work for you and your family.

There are many different ways in which you can make a gift and establish an endowment fund for what is important to you.  Below are some of the types of funds you can establish through a current gift, a bequest, a gift of life insurance or retirement assets (see Gift Plans and Assets to Give for more information)

Designated/ Restricted Funds for Synagogues, Agencies and other Organizations
With the Jewish Foundation, you can establish a named Restricted/Designated Fund for for your synagogue, for Jewish education, for the needy, for Israel, for the arts, or for any charitable program or organization that is important to you. These funds can be established in honor of a family..read more

PACE (Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment) and LOJE (Lion of Judah Endowment)
Endowing your Jewish Federation Annual Campaign gift Designated/Restricted Funds for the benefit of the Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign are called “PACE” (Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment) or “LOJE” (Lion of Judah Endowment). A PACE fund is a desig..read more

Donor Advised/Philanthropic Funds
For individuals and families seeking active involvement in philanthropy, a Philanthropic Fund (also called a donor-advised fund) allows the donor to create a named fund that provides flexibility in charitable giving. A Philanthropic Fund allows the donor to recommend distributions to any qualifi..read more

Youth Philanthropy and Build a Tzedakah Funds
The Foundation administers and promotes the Build a Tzedakah program which enables young adults to establish their own Foundation endowment fund and also, in conjunction with the Center for Jewish Life and Learning, includes local programs, classes and projects on philanthropy. See Youth Philanthro..read more

Unrestricted Funds
Individuals or families can establish a named Unrestricted Fund at the Jewish Foundation with a minimum donation of $1,000. Unrestricted Funds allow the Foundation to meet the changing needs of the Jewish community through our grants process and community initiatives. Many community members ha..read more

Fund Management and Investment of Synagogue, Agency and Organization Custodial Accounts
The Foundation’s professional staff and its centrality to the Jewish Federation insure continuous, permanent, and secure fund management and enhance donor confidence and prestige. In addition, placing endowment assets with the Jewish Foundation can serve to insulate financial management of..read more