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Ways to Create a Lasting Legacy


After providing for your loved ones, a bequest specifies a gift in your will to JNF. Your gift may be a specific dollar amount; a percentage of a remaining amount; a residuary; a particular asset such as stocks, bonds, and real estate; or tangible personal property, such as art work, antiques, jewelry, rare books or collectibles. You may designate a bequest toward a specific JNF project or you may let JNF decide where the current needs are most pressing. Read more 

Charitable Gift Annuity:

A charitable gift annuity is a simple contract between you and JNF. In exchange for an irrevocable gift of cash or publicly-traded securities, JNF agrees to pay one or two annuitants a fixed sum monthly, quarterly, semiannually or annually for life. JNF's general resources guarantee the payments. Read more. Benefits Calculator

Charitable Remainder Trust:

A charitable remainder trust (CRT) is a gift arrangement defined by federal tax law that enables donors to provide income for themselves, a spouse, or others while making a generous gift to Jewish National Fund. CRTs are separately managed trusts that can be designed to meet specific financial needs and investment objectives.Read more, Benefits Calculator

Gift of Securities & Properties:

A donation of appreciated securities or property held more than a year, such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds or real estate, can be a cost-effective way to help JNF continue our major projects.  Read more.


Endowment gifts are different than gifts to JNF’s annual campaign.  While contributions to the annual campaign are generally spent on current needs, the principal from the JNF Endowment Fund remains intact, providing a permanent source of funds for future generations. Read more.

Donor Advised Fund:

Jewish National Fund’s Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a smart, tax-wise, and cost-effective way to streamline donors’ charitable giving with one easy account.  A donor can make contributions of cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or certain other securities to establish a JNF Donor Advised Fund.  In most cases the donor will receive an immediate tax deduction for the full fair market value of the contribution.  Read more.

Life Insurance Gift:

There are two ways to gift a life insurance policy .  A donor can gift an existing policy that is no longer needed, or a new policy specifically earmarked for Jewish National Fund can be established. Read more.


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