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

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