Planned Giving

Day School Endowments

The Jewish Day School Endowment Program offers two ways you can participate:

  • Jewish Day School Guaranty Trust Fund
    Benefits all 17 Federation supported day schools by providing additional resources to each school on a per student basis.
  • Individual Jewish Day School Endowment Foundations
    Designed for those who wish to support a particular Jewish day school participating in the program.

The sixteen Jewish Day Schools that benefit from the Jewish Day School Guaranty Trust Fund are:

  • Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School
  • Arie Crown Hebrew Day School *
  • Bais Yaakov Girls High School
  • Chicago Jewish Day School
  • Chicagoland Jewish High School
  • Fasman Yeshiva High School (HTC)
  • Hannah Sacks Bais Yaakov Girls High School
  • Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School *
  • JCFS Therapeutic Day School
  • Ida Crown Jewish Academy *
  • Joan Dachs Bais Yaakov/Yeshivas Tiferes Tzvi *
  • Ariella Joy Frankel Keshet Day School
  • Lubavitch Girls High School
  • Seymour J. Abrams Cheder Lubavitch Day School *
  • Solomon Schechter Day School *
  • Telshe Yeshiva High School Program
  • Yeshivas Shearis Yisrael

* These schools have also established their own Endowment Foundations in partnership with the Jewish Federation.

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