Named Funds


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What is a Named Fund? Who does it Benefit? How is it Used?

A Named Fund is a Philanthropic Fund in which a donor(s) makes a designated gift to a specific area of interest or program. A Named Fund can be named after you, your family or a loved one.  Named Funds are restricted gifts utilized in their entirety over a period of years, or within that same calendar year.

Temple Beth Am Named Funds are established at a minimum gift of $50,000*; however, everyone can participate by donating to a current Named Fund or by families coming together for a common cause. For example, ten (10) families can pool their funds to establish a Named Fund.

The following are examples of current and approved Temple Beth Am Named Fund opportunities. These are categorized by area of interest and can be expanded upon through need and donor support. Please note that all Named Fund gifts, and contributions to existing Named Funds, are completely tax-deductible.

For additional confidential information, without obligation, please contact Robert Hersh, Executive Director, 305.667.6667, ext. 101.

Thank you in advance for your Expressions of Gratitude toward Temple Beth Am, Temple Beth Am Day School and Temple Beth Am Religious School.


Examples of current and approved Temple Beth Am Named Fund Opportunities

General:
Beth Am Singers
Temple Beth Am Support Groups
Temple Beth Am Technology Fund
Temple Beth Am Library Educational Fund

Day School:
Day School Derech Program
Day School Judaic Holiday Fund
Day School Physical Education Program
Temple Beth Am Summer Camp
Tot Shabbat

Religious School:
Israel-Diaspora Virtual Mifgash Program
Religious School Scholarship Fund

Youth Activities:
BAFTY — Beth Am Federation of Temple Youth (Grades 9–12)
JAMTY — Junior Am Temple Youth (Grades 7 & 8)
Club 456 — (Grades 4–6)
Rosh Hodesh (Grade 6)

Adult Education:
Learning Institute / Shabbat Series
Lunch & Learn Series

Religious Life:
Baby Naming Fund
B’nai Mitzvah Fund
Holiday Oneg Fund
How ‘bout Shabbat
Purim Carnival
Rockin’ Shabbat

Outreach:
Hispanic Division of Outreach
Interfaith / Jews by Choice Outreach Fund

The Arts:
Community Musical Theater
Cultural Arts Series
Performing Arts Programming

Athletics:
Beth Am Basketball League


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