Endowment Book of Life
The Endowment Book of Life at the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba The Endowment Book of Life program is a planned giving
program that offers participants an opportunity to leave
both a financial legacy and a historical legacy to the
community. A donor makes a promise to leave a bequest
to the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba and their family
Participants in the Endowment Book of Life program are
referred to as signers because they sign their promise to
leave a bequest to the Foundation and they sign their
There is no minimum amount
required. Signers, however, are encouraged to remember
Donors may leave an undesignated bequest that will be used for grants and scholarships at the discretion of the Foundation. If they prefer, they may designate their bequest to be used to support a specific charitable organization, program, service or scholarship.
Absolutely. Foundation staff is available to interview donors about their life, write their stories or edit their stories.
Yes. Signers may choose to write the story of their parents, grandparents or any other family member they wish to memorialize.
No. The Endowment Book of Life
program offers former Winnipeggers an unique opportunity
to remember their roots and to leave a gift to the
community that raised them. It also offers them an
opportunity to ensure that their family name will be
The stories are placed into a special
leather-bound book, and can also be viewed on the
Foundation’s website at www.jewishfoundation.org.
Signers receive a
Anyone who is interested in becoming an Endowment Book of Life signer is encouraged to contact David Greaves, the Foundation's Director of Development & Marketing, at 204.477.7522 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
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