Legacy Giving

Each of us, regardless of age, wealth, or affiliation, can leave a legacy that will support Jewish programs and services for generations to come. We encourage donors to fulfill their philanthropic goals through legacy giving.

Jewish tradition teaches that one of our key duties is to make the world a better place for future generations. 


Chances are you already donate generously to the Jewish organizations that matter most to you. Have you ever considered making a legacy gift to those organizations, so you can make a difference in perpetuity? Creating your Jewish legacy helps ensure a strong and vibrant community that will uphold your values into the future.

Contact us today so that we can discuss what legacy means to you: Rebecca Engel, rebeccal@jewishcharleston.org or 843-614-6484. 

What is Charleston LIFE & LEGACY?

Life & Legacy is a collaboration between the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, the Charleston Jewish Federation, and local partner organizations.

Giving Options and Sample Language

Have you already signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) as a legacy donor? Learn about giving options and sample bequest language for how to formalize your gift.

Learn about the Jewish Endowment Foundation of South Carolina

Formerly the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Greater Charleston, the JEFSC's mission is to encourage donors to endow their support of Jewish and other charitable causes.

Book of Life

The Book of Life is a collection of legacy stories that honor the values of individuals and families who have made a commitment as a legacy donor.