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LIFE & LEGACY® Resources

LIFE & LEGACY® Resources

LIFE & LEGACY® is a partnership program offered by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that provides training, support and monetary incentives to help organizations secure meaningful after-lifetime legacy gifts. Through this program, a strong partnership between the Jewish Federation and its agencies is solidified.

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Applications are now open for the 2021-2022 Saltzman Youth Panel.

Navigating Alzheimer’s and Dementia Together

Navigating Alzheimer’s and Dementia Together

In early 2020, Betty was tasked with becoming the primary caregiver for her husband, Alan, after he was diagnosed with Lewy Body dementia. Not knowing where to begin, she turned to Jewish Family Service Association’s (JFSA) Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support program.

Meet Our 2021 Summer Interns

Meet Our 2021 Summer Interns

Welcome, Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2021 summer interns! Get to know this impressive group of college students who are spending their summer working with Team Federation.

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today its next cohort of Young Leadership Division (YLD) Microgrant Program recipients. Through its Microgrant Program, YLD looks empower Jewish young adults to build community and have an impact by hosting innovative experiences for Jewish Clevelanders ages 22-45.

Danielle Wild Receives Ruby Bass Challenge Award

Danielle Wild Receives Ruby Bass Challenge Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Danielle Wild of Beachwood was awarded the 2021 Ruby Bass Challenge Award, the organization’s most prestigious award for women philanthropists. Wild was honored with the award at the Federation’s Women IN Philanthropy virtual Signature Event on May 27.

Apply Now: LEADS 2021

Apply Now: LEADS 2021

Applications are now being accepted for LEADS 2021.

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Saltzman Youth Panel program educates Jewish Cleveland students about the philanthropic process. The panelists, made up of high school juniors and seniors, work together to understand various community needs and then make a formal recommendation to the Federation’s Board of Trustees on how to distribute up to $50,000 in grant funding. Through this program, participants develop their leadership and group consensus building skills as they learn about the community decision-making and most importantly, tzedakah.

Cameron & Dayna Orlean, Wolf Award Recipients

Cameron & Dayna Orlean, Wolf Award Recipients

Dayna and Cameron were recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for their dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

Donors to Jewish Federation Help Keep Community Strong in Wake of Global Pandemic by Contributing $33.1M in Annual Campaign

Donors to Jewish Federation Help Keep Community Strong in Wake of Global Pandemic by Contributing $33.1M in Annual Campaign

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that $33,105,529 has been raised by more than 12,000 donors representing 8,701 gifts in the 2021 Campaign for Jewish Needs, the annual fundraising campaign that serves Jewish Cleveland and the global community. Additionally, through a match opportunity from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, the community raised $1,000,000 for the Jewish Cleveland’s Coronavirus Emergency Relief Fund, contributing to a grand total of $15,416,989 toward this COVID relief effort to date. These totals were shared at the virtual Campaign Closing Celebration on December 9.

Ideas for Year End Giving

Your gift to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland provides meaningful support to those in need.

Jewish Federation To Celebrate 2021 Campaign for Jewish Needs at Special Virtual Campaign Closing Event

Jewish Federation To Celebrate 2021 Campaign for Jewish Needs at Special Virtual Campaign Closing Event

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual Campaign Closing celebration on Wednesday, December 9 at 7:00 pm. The entire community is invited to attend this event, which will be held virtually.

Year-End Planning Points

As you and your clients turn to year-end tax and charitable planning, there are several additional factors this year that can influence key decisions. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause economic uncertainty; and the election may bring significant changes to income tax and estate and gift tax laws.

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today its next cohort of Young Leadership Division (YLD) Microgrant Program recipients. Through its Microgrant Program, YLD looks to expand upon the thriving, vibrant Jewish Cleveland young adult community by empowering individuals or groups to create, plan, and host experiences for Jewish Clevelanders ages 22-45.

Act Now For Favorable Charitable Gift Annuity Rates!

A charitable gift annuity (CGA) with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland enables you to support your community and receive income for life. With this type of gift, you can feel secure knowing you will receive stable payments for as long as you live.

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Saltzman Youth Panel program educates Jewish Cleveland students about the philanthropic process and responding to Jewish and general community needs.

3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

If you are a young Jewish Clevelander interested in Israel travel experiences, we have 3 great ways to get you to Israel this summer. Applications are being accepted now. Join us!

Adam R. Jacobs, Wolf Award Recipient

Adam R. Jacobs, Wolf Award Recipient

Adam was recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for his dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

$33,102,355 Raised in the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs

$33,102,355 Raised in the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs

More than $33.1 million has been raised by more than 13,000 donors representing 9,869 gifts to help care for one another, prepare for the future, share our perspectives, and repair our world. This is what "The Impact of Together" is all about!

Ideas for Year-End Giving

Your gift to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland provides meaningful support to those in need.