It is difficult to explain why endowment funds are important and much easier to ask for a gift that supports a specific project, program or building.
Being your own philanthropist comes at a price: administration, tax consequences, minimum distribution requirements and reporting obligations, to name a few. Federation staff provides expertise in structuring charitable plans to meet almost any interest.
Updates on how the SECURE Act affects retirement plans. How this new law brings important changes to your IRA.
Your gift to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland provides meaningful support to those in need.
When planning gifts, many individuals struggle to choose where and how to give.
There’s still time to help the Jewish Cleveland community – and perhaps yourself, too – in 2018!
Bequests from wills are the most common source of legacy gifts to charitable organizations. However, “gifts by beneficiary designation” are increasingly popular. They are simple and you can do them on your own.
The Cleveland Jewish community is one of the most generous in the United States and most of us give because we believe in the missions of the charitable organizations to which we donate.
I guess I’m old-fashioned. I still look forward to getting the mail every day. The occasional invitation or thank-you note is a pleasant surprise among the pile of bills, junk mail and advertising.
In a low interest-rate environment, a charitable gift annuity offers an attractive solution if you seek steady income, an attractive return and low risk. A CGA gives the added satisfaction of doing well by doing good.