Jewish Foundation


The Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto is one of the largest Jewish community foundations in Canada, with assets and expectancies of more than $580 million and over 875 funds. The Jewish Foundation works in partnership with individuals, families and private foundations to enhance Jewish and community life. We are proud to say that over the last five years; more than $120 million has been distributed to worthy organizations.


Make a gift that lives forever...

Establish your personal and permanent legacy to secure a strong and vibrant Jewish future for your children, grandchildren and for generations to come...


A perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund (PACE)

at the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto is a permanent fund dedicated to ensuring that your United Jewish Appeal Annual Campaign gift continues forever.


The amount required to endow your campaign gift is calculated by multiplying your annual gift by twenty-five. For example, if your annual campaign gift is $1,000 the amount required to permanently endow is $25,000.


Ways to fund your PACE

Gifts of cash or assets With an outright gift of cash or appreciated assets like stocks or bonds.



A simple clause in your will is the most common technique for creating a PACE fund through a bequest.


Gifts of Life Insurance

Appealing to donors due to its reasonable cost and tax benefits; by naming the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto owner and beneficiary, the donor is able to receive a tax receipt for the annual premiums.


Gifts of RRSPs or RRIFs

Subject to high taxation when left in your estate, but ideal for transfer in whole or in part to create a fund to perpetuate your Annual Campaign gift.