More than 140 individuals and institutions have chosen the Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary as their partner in philanthropy
Here are ten reasons why donors like working with us:
You can support as many causes as you wish – any charitable organization registered in Canada with the CRA — through the JCFC.
No start-up costs and minimal paperwork. We take care of the financial reporting, asset management and we issue charitable receipts.
We work with each donor and their advisors to design giving plans suited to their charitable and financial goals. We are committed to building trust, one relationship at a time, with everyone we serve.
Minimum contribution to establish a fund at the JCFC is $1,000.
You’ll feel good knowing that you are giving back to your community and helping to ensure its ongoing vitality. Your donations make a difference.
We operate on a cost-recovery basis. Pooled administration provides economy of scale, lowering annual fees to the 0.5% to 2.0% range.
7. Financially beneficial
You will optimize savings on capital gains, estate and income taxes.
We have been a reliable and consistent facilitator of our donor’s philanthropic wishes for more than twenty five years. Our funds are invested by one of North America’s top financial advisors, under the oversight of an experienced investment committee.
Our staff responds to donors’ requests quickly and capably.
10. To Create a Jewish Legacy
We are here today and we will be here tomorrow, acting as a steward of permanent resources for the well-being of the Calgary Jewish Community.