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Choosing how your gift is used

Greatest Need. Provide unrestricted funds to be applied where they are needed most.

Building Fund. Provide the needed funds for sustaining and maintaining our building.

Designated Gifts. Donate to a program or service that is meaningful to you. Your gift will be used for the intended purpose. For example, designated gifts could be made for the following purposes: education, music, scholarship, social activities, youth, and Israeli programming.

Endowment Funds. Ensure a perpetual stream of income to support programs and resources at Temple Beth El. A gift to an endowment fund is held in perpetuity with administrative fees and distributions transferred to the operating budget annually for their intended purpose according to the guidelines established by the Temple Beth El Board of Trustees. Johnson Bank serves as the manager of these funds.

Temple Beth El Endowment Funds

  • Yerusha Fund is our largest fund. Gifts to this fund help provide a sustaining source of income to be used where it is most needed.
  • Larry Kohn Chair of Jewish Learning Fund. Gifts to this fund ensure that the highest level of education remains a priority for Temple Beth El.
  • Endowment for Spiritual Leadership. Established to ensure exceptional spiritual leadership at Temple Beth El, this endowment fund provides financial security for TBE and our clergy.

Named Funds

  • Named funds are established by families to fund specific programming. Gifts to these funds help ensure that the intended programs, services, and scholarships continue to benefit the TBE community.
  • TBE has established a $25,000 corpus threshold (a principal or initial donation that cannot be used to fund operational expenses) for newly named funds. Please contact Stefanie Kushner, executive director, at 608-238-3123 to discuss establishing a new named fund.

Temple Beth El’s federal tax ID number is 39-6007966.

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June 16, 2024 10 Sivan 5784