What does it mean to be a LIFE & LEGACY Partner?

Connect the values and passions of donors to organizations they care about and secure the future of your Jewish community

Harold Grinspoon Foundation

  • Invests up to $400,000 in matching funds in your community
  • Engages in dialogue with community leaders about the value of legacy giving
  • Motivates donors to commit to and formalize after-lifetime commitments
  • Trains leaders to integrate legacy giving and strong stewardship practices into community culture
  • Strengthens Jewish communities by fostering collaboration among organizations

Your Federation/Foundation

  • Collaborates with HGF to offer LIFE & LEGACY to 10–15 organizations
  • Matches HGF’s financial investment (3:1) supporting staff, training, marketing, and incentive grants
  • Sustains a legacy giving initiative in perpetuity
  • Hires/Designates a Legacy Coordinator to administer the program—minimum three-day per week position
  • Honors donors and organizational teams by holding an annual legacy celebration

Together

  • Promote the concept of legacy giving and create a communal “buzz”
  • Empower organizations to secure legacy gifts
  • Connect the values and passions of donors to organizations they care about
  • Secure the future of your Jewish community