Designated Endowment and Memorial Funds

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Jewish Foundation of Memphis
6560 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38138

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To call with credit card information, contact Senior Fund Manager Sheri Gadberry at (901) 374-0400.

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If you would like to transfer from your existing donor advised fund at the Jewish Foundation of Memphis contact us at (901) 374-0400 or by email.

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.


The list of Designated Funds at the Jewish Foundation of Memphis can be found below:

Abe and Goldie Walter Memorial Fund for Jewish Education
Baron Hirsch Congregation Endowment Fund
Beth Sholom Kaplan Challenge Fund
Beth Sholom Memorial Gardens Fund
Beth Sholom Scholarship Fund
Bornblum Scholarship Endowment Fund
Bornblum Jewish Community School Fund
Boy Scouts of America Troop 25 Endowment Fund
Capt. Mark Elster Israel Youth Fund
Central High School Designated Fund
Curt and Hedi Ward Designated Fund for Temple Israel
Deanna & Irvin Serenco Fund for Children with Hearing Disorders
Elaine Ames Senior Outreach Services Fund
Ethan K. Jacobs Tzedakah Fund
Evelyn and William Robbins Holocaust Education Fund
Haas Family Endowment for Education at Temple Israel
Harry K. Danziger L'Dor Vador Fund
Heidi Kulbersh Memorial Endowment Fund

Iris and Ronald Harkavy Fund Designated for MHA/FYOS
Jane Ross College Scholarship Fund
Jewish Family Service Endowment Fund
Jewish Family Service Shalom Taxi Program
JFOM Legacy Society Endowment Fund
JFOM Operating Endowment Fund
Makowsky Greenberg Scholarship Fund for BSSS
Marty Olswanger Memorial Endowment Fund
Mary S. Shainberg Fund for the BSSS Scholarships
Maya June Kaufman Memorial Fund
MHA/FYOS General Endowment Fund
MHA/FYOS Irby Cooper Learning Endowment
Mickey and Warren Wurzburg Family Fund for Temple Israel
Miriam and Ephriam Greenblatt Jewish Education Scholarship Fund
Nate & Minnie Bernstein Scholarship Fund for Jewish Family Service
Plough Towers Endowment Fund
Stephanie Richman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ringel Educational Computer Fund to Benefit Temple Israel
Ronald Grossman Camp Scholarship Fund