We Have a Gift for Giving.

For nearly 50 years, the Jewish Communal Fund has focused exclusively on helping our clients get better at giving back using our donor advised funds. JCF manages $1.8 billion in charitable assets for 3,900 funds. Find out how we can help you organize and simplify your charitable giving.

What is a donor advised fund?

Combining maximum tax efficiency, flexible timing and low costs, JCF’s donor advised funds have become the preferred vehicle for effective charitable giving.

How It Works

Make a Contribution

Contribute cash or appreciated securities and take the maximum tax deduction this year.

How It Works


Choose how your funds are invested – with potential to grow your charitable dollars tax free.

How It Works


Make grants on your own timeline—to qualified charities in any sector—and JCF will handle the paperwork.

Start Your Application

Community Impact

We take pride in creating a double bottom line for our fundholders, with ever-growing community impact. In 2018:


in JCF Fundholder Grant-making


Annual Community Gift to UJA-Federation of New York


JCF Special Gifts Fund grants to Jewish charities

For Advisors

JCF partners with advisors to make their clients’ giving more efficient and impactful, with options for confidentiality and unlimited succession to serve their financial plans.