How to make a Donation

Donations may be made in one of three ways — either online via a secure connection, by mail, or by phone.

Online Donations:

Click the button below to make a secure online donation. Be sure to indicate the fund in which you wish your donation to be applied to.


Donations By Mail:

Donations also may be made by check, payable to the JCC with appropriate fund designated, and mailed to: JCC of Greater Columbus ATTN: Sheila Cline 1125 College Avenue Columbus, OH 43209

Donations By Phone:

To donate by phone with a Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card, please contact Sheila Cline at (614) 559-6225.

JCC Tribute and Memorial Funds

The following funds have been established to support JCC programs and services:

Children, Youth and Teens

  • Arye Scholarship Fund in Memory of David Miller
  • Arye Sensory Room Fund
  • Children’s Scholarship Fund
  • Don Erkis/Lou Berliner Scholar Athlete Fund
  • Goldsmith Kavod Gadol Teen Leadership Fund
  • Dr. Benjamin & Nell Kaplan JCC/OSU Fund
  • Florence Melton AMS Tribute Fund
  • Florence Melton Memorial Teen Programming Fund
  • Goldsmith Teen Leadership Fund
  • Rita & Sig Munster JCC Endowment
  • Marlene & Seymour Raiz Scholarship Fund
  • Henry Saeman Family Memorial JCC Scholarship
  • Phyllis & Saul Sokol BBYO Fund
  • Phyllis & Sig Wasserman Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Zelkowitz Family Foundation

Cultural Arts

  • (Columbus) Jewish Film Festival Fund
  • Harold M. Eisenstein Fund for Gallery Players
  • Michael Feinstein JCC Cultural Arts Endowment
  • Reva & E.J. Gordon JCC Arts Fund
  • Charlotte & Ben Kahn JCC Theatre Arts Endowment Fund
  • Raymond & Pauline Kahn Art Fund
  • Myer & Selma Mellman Fund
  • Dotty and Mayer Rosenfeld JCC Endowment
  • Bea & David Roth Roth/Resler Theater Endowment Fund
  • Simson-Blair Theatre Fund
  • Barbara & “Red” Spigner Book Fair Memorial Fund
  • Lillian C Strouss Gallery Players Endowment Fund
  • Betty & Charles Talis JCC Endowment Fund
  • The Scheer Family Gallery Players Theater Fund

Early Childhood

  • Ruth Ann Blank and Dorothy Kahn JCC North Early Childhood Program Endowment Fund
  • Mim Chenfeld Children’s Art Fund
  • Denise Glimcher Teacher Education Fund for College Avenue
  • Allison Senser Memorial Fund
  • Rose Schwartz Early Childhood Fund
  • Shehechyanu Fund for Early Childhood Teacher Excellence

Education and Israel

  • Helen and Albert Chodosh Fund
  • Rabbi Nathan & Sylvia Gaynor Memorial Fund
  • Jewish Programs Fund
  • Sam Melton JCC Endowment
  • Joan & Jack Wallace Endowment Fund for The LYJCC
  • David Zucker JCC Endowment Fund

Facility Enhancement

  • David & Joseph Berman Cubbage Corner Endowment Fund for Hoover Family Park
  • Carolyn Friedman Memorial Fund
  • Northeast JCC Building Endowment Fund
  • Pikuach Nefesh Fund
  • Ruth & Joe Sniderman JCC Endowment
  • Zalman Rosenfeld JCC Pavillion Endowment Fund

Leadership Development

  • Michael J. Canter JCC Leadership Development Fund
  • Joel Dinkin JCC Continuing Education Fund
  • Helen Nutis JCC Volunteer Fund
  • Lawrence D Schaffer Shem Tov Fund

Sports and Fitness

  • Billy Barkan Youth Basketball Memorial Fund
  • Byer SML Baseball/Softball Field Maintenance Endowment Fund
  • Michael and Deborah Broidy Family JCC Health & Wellness
  • Aaron Dachner JCC AK Softball Fund
  • The Andrew Good Memorial Fund for Youth Sports
  • Randy Kohn Youth Sports Fund
  • Simon Lazarus Fund
  • Douglas Lee Memorial Fund for Youth Sports Scholarships
  • Maccabi Youth Games Endowment Fund
  • Sandy Simon Women’s Health Center Fund
  • Morris Skilken JCC Endowment Fund
  • Mendy Snyder Sports Hall of Fame Fund
  • Charles Solomon JCC Endowment Fund (for Sports Spectacular)
  • Talis Fitness Equipment Fund
  • Andrew Good Memorial Fund for Youth Sports

General Funds

  • Adrienne & Sidney Chafetz JCC Endowment Fund
  • JCC Erkis/Berliner Holding Fund
  • Starr Fund
  • Carol & Norman Traeger JCC Endowment Fund
  • Harry & Jeanette Weinberg JCC Endowment

These endowment funds, benefiting the JCC, are held and managed through our partners at the Columbus Jewish Foundation.

For more information about each fund and its specific purpose please contact Karen Bokor, Development Officer, at or 614.559.6202.