Designated Endowment and Memorial Funds

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Jewish Foundation of Memphis
6560 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38138

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You can honor births, deaths, and special lifetime events with a donation to a Jewish Foundation of Memphis Memorial or Designated Fund. These funds reflect the unique and charitable interests of donors and agencies and support a specific need or cause.


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Designated Endowment and Memorial Funds are established by donors who wish to fund perpetual support for a particular agency or program within an agency of the Memphis Jewish community. Minimum gift to create a designated endowment fund is $10,000. To learn more about opening a fund, please contact Sheri Gadberry at 901-374-0400 or via​ email.


Designated Funds at the Jewish Foundation of Memphis:

Abe and Goldie Walter Memorial Fund for Jewish Education

Above and Beyond - Jewish Family Service

Art and Bert Wolff Israel Summer Scouts Endowment Fund

Baron Hirsch Congregation Endowment Fund

Beth Sholom Endowment Fund

Beth Sholom Kaplan Building Fund

Beth Sholom Memorial Gardens Fund

Beth Sholom Scholarship Fund

Bornblum Jewish Community School Fund

Boy Scouts of America Troop 25 Endowment Fund

Captain Mark Elster Israel Youth Fund

Central High School Designated Fund

Deanna & Irvin Serenco Fund for Children with Hearing Disorders

Dr. Maurice E. Petrovsky Memorial Fund FBO MJCC Camp Scholarships

Eric and Marc Wolf Young People's Fund

Ethan K. Jacobs Tzedakah Fund

Harry K. Danziger L'Dor Vador Fund

Heidi Kulbersh Memorial Endowment Fund

Jane Ross College Scholarship Fund

Jewish Community Security Fund

Jewish Continuity Fund for the benefit of Baron Hirsch Congregation

Jewish Family Service Shalom Taxi Program

JFOM Legacy Society Endowment Fund

JFOM Operating Endowment Fund



KAVOD (Ensuring dignity for Holocaust Survivors)

Marty Olswanger Memorial Endowment Fund

Mary S. Shainberg Fund for the BSSS

Maya June Kaufman Memorial Fund

Memphis Jewish Community Center Endowment Fund

Memphis Jewish Housing Development Antenna Fund

MHA/FYOS General Endowment Fund

MHA/FYOS Irby Cooper Learning Endowment

Midtown Jewish Engagement Fund

Mildred and Edgar Haas, Sr. Family Endowment for Education at Temple Israel

MJF - Nina Katz Fund

MJF - Teen Tikun Olam Social Service Projects

Nate & Minnie Bernstein Scholarship Fund for Jewish Family Service

Plough Towers Endowment Fund

Remnant Fund For Hillel

Salon Circle Philanthropic Fund

Sidney Kay Memorial Fund

Special Needs Jewish Adult Programming Fund

Stephanie Richman Memorial Scholarship Fund FBO Temple Israel Pre-School

Temple Israel Museum Fund

The Karin Blinder Gubin Foundation

The Morris Fogelman Passover Fund