Create A Jewish Legacy


Your life is rooted in Jewish experiences connecting you to the Jewish community. In all likelihood you already support Jewish charitable organizations in Madison, but have you included the Jewish Federation of Madison in your will or estate plan?

By leaving a legacy, you can help ensure that the traditions and institutions that mean so much to you today will be there for future generations. It just requires planning.


You can create a permanent legacy using planned giving programs that are specifically tailored to help support your financial planning and estate planning goals and fit within your means.


Planned giving offers many benefits. If you give during your lifetime, you may receive charitable income tax deductions, but perhaps most important is the enduring nature of planned giving.


You demonstrate to your family the depth of your philanthropic commitment and the importance of “giving back” to the Jewish community. You leave your children, your grandchildren and your community an invaluable inheritance and a lasting testimony to your values.


You designate how your gift is to be used: to provide unrestricted funds to help meet community needs now and in the future or to provide permanent resources through an endowed fund to aid identified programs, projects, agencies, organizations or initiatives that are of particular interest to you and your family. It’s up to you.


The Jewish Federation of Madison is your experienced, reliable partner in helping you realize your philanthropic goals, building a lasting testament to your name that meets your specific needs, vision and objectives.


Create your Jewish legacy today for your family, your community, and your people.

  • Declaration of Intent to Create Your Jewish Legacy

    Creating your Jewish Legacy confirms in the strongest terms your belief in the future of a Jewish community. While not a legal document, the Declaration of Intent indicates your heartfelt wish to provide support for the Jewish community with a bequest or other type of planned gift to the Jewish Federation of Madison.