The process for opening a fund with Jewish Communal Fund is simple. Once you’ve read up on our fees and our policies all you need is a completed application and an initial contribution.

1. Fill out an application and make an Initial Contribution

Fill out the online application and make an irrevocable contribution of $5,000 or more in cash or appreciated securities.

2. Choose Investment Options

Choose an investment allocation for your charitable giving portfolio. Your earnings may grow tax-free.

3. Support your Charities

Make grants online quickly and easily to IRS-approved 501(c)3 public charities of your choice. Donor advised funds provide you with an immediate tax deduction and enable you to have more time to be thoughtful about your giving and philanthropic goals.