There are many ways to contribute to the financial stability of our Jewish future here in Pittsburgh and around the world. Find out which one is right for you.
DONOR-ADVISED FUNDS are funds in which you retain the right to make grant recommendations to charities of your choice. You can make distributions from both income and principal. How Does It Work? With a minimum gift of $5,000 to the Jewish Community Foundation, you can establish a donor-advised fund. You are entitled to an immediate…Read More →
CHARITABLE BEQUESTS are instructions in a will that designate a specific dollar amount or a portion of your estate to charity. You may use a charitable bequest to establish a fund within the Foundation to enable you to help ensure the future well-being of the Jewish community. How Does It Work? When you make a…Read More →
CHARITABLE GIFT ANNUITIES are contractual agreements between you and the Jewish Community Foundation that enable you to receive a guaranteed fixed annuity payment while you (and/or your beneficiary) are alive, with the remaining assets supporting the community after your death. How Does It Work? You contribute cash or marketable securities worth a minimum of $5,000…Read More →
CHARITABLE REMAINDER TRUSTS provide income for you or your family today and funding for the Jewish community in the future. There are two types of charitable remainder trusts—a Unitrust and an Annuity Trust—and both provide you with an immediate tax deduction and lifetime income. Upon your death, the remaining assets will be used to support…Read More →
SUPPORTING FOUNDATIONS of the Jewish Community Foundation provide unique vehicles for family involvement in philanthropy as an attractive alternative to a private foundation. Your family’s collaboration in management and grant-making provides continuity and supports your philanthropic goals. A Supporting Foundation is a separate, nonprofit corporation with its own identity and corporate structure. How Does It…Read More →
The Centennial Fund for a Jewish Future (CFJF) is an endowment within the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh's Jewish Community Foundation that provides immediate and ongoing funding to make quality Jewish learning and experiences available to everyone.Read More →