JCFC 2nd Lunch & Learn – Discover Ways To Give & Save

On Thursday, May 14th the Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary is hosting the 2nd Annual Power Lunch.   Robin Goodman, Vice President of Insurance Trust & Estate Planning for RBC Wealth Management will be our guest speaker.  Robin will share ideas and advice on planned giving being an integral part of an overall financial plan and reducing tax liability.

Planned giving is not only for the wealthy – Robin’s advice can benefit every donor.

RBC WM DS LogoFriend of the Foundation,  Leib Zeisler of RBC Wealth Management, is our event sponsor and we are very appreciative of his support.

To find out more about this year’s luncheon, visit www.jcfc.ca or call the Foundation Manager, Wendy Kennelly, at 403.640.2273.

Inspiring Philanthropy for Twenty-Five Years


2015 Post Secondary Scholarships Are Now Available

The Jewish Community FJCFC-25Years-Vertical-Colouroundation of Calgary will be supporting post-secondary students through the annual scholarship program.  The 2015 Bursary Application Form is now available and applications will be accepted until Midnight on April 17, 2015.  As one recipient says, “Generosity like yours allows me to pursue an education that would not be otherwise possible.”

Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary bursaries are granted from a number of our endowment funds for students pursuing post-secondary education.  Awards may be granted on the basis of need and/or merit, including academic merit, community leadership and future life plans. In past years awards varied from $180 – $2,500 with most grants ranging from $250 to $1,000.  In 2014, fourteen outstanding local students received assistance in the pursuit of their academic dreams.

For more details about applying for a scholarship or to set up a family endowment for education, contact Wendy Kennelly at (403) 640.2273 or mail@jcfc.ca.

JCFC is celebrating twenty-five years of supporting our vibrant Jewish community.  This year we will inspire new conversations about funding the future. How can we help you support the causes you care about, remember those you love, and create inspired gifts for future generations? Stay connected through our office at the JCC, our website www.jcfc.caand our features in the Jewish Free Press.


Tax Benefits of Donating Securities

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As seen in the Calgary Jewish Free Press – January 2015

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