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Donor Advised Fund

Your Dreams, Your Passion, Your Legacy

Set up a Donor Advised Fund at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and easily support numerous charities through one fund. You immediately get the maximum tax deduction available and the flexibility to recommend charitable distributions at any time.

The Benefits:
  • Easily manage your philanthropy online
  • Simplified record keeping and paperwork
  • Philanthropic expertise to help plan your giving
Types Donor Advised Funds

Philanthropic Donor Advised Fund

  • For donors over age 35
  • Great tool to streamline the management of giving and give to in years when greater tax savings is needed
  • Donor or up to three others may make recommendations
  • Many name others to have successor recommendation privileges
  • Low minimum initial contribution of $2,500
  • Minimum balance of $1,000
  • Minimum recommendation amount of $100

Young Professional Donor Advised Fund

  • For donors age 20 to 35
  • Great tool to streamline the management of giving while still having the ability to support many causes
  • Donor or up to three others may make recommendations
  • Low minimum initial contribution of $1,000
  • Minimum balance of $500
  • Minimum recommendation amount of $50
  • At age 35 the fund becomes a standard Philanthropic Donor Advised Fund

Young Adult Donor Advised Fund

  • For teens age 13 to 19
  • Great tool to help them foster their charitable identity
  • Created in teens name by a parent or relative
  • Prior to 18 teen makes recommendations with co-signer
  • At age 18 teen has sole rights to make recommendations
  • Low minimum initial contribution of $300
  • Minimum balance of $100
  • Minimum recommendation amount of $18
  • At age 20 the fund becomes a Young Professional Donor Advised Fund

By living generously, you can be there for your family, your community and the Jewish people – where and whenever help is needed in the future.

Contact Tim Henry, Director of Planned Giving, to learn about setting up your own Donor Advised Fund.

Tim Henry
Director, Endowments & Planned Giving
(314) 442-3774
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