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Your Gift Ensures the J Works for Everyone

During this time, we are proud to continue to offer virtual programming for free. If you are able, please consider making a gift to support the Springfield JCC. Every dollar counts.

The Springfield Jewish Community Center is a vibrant part of the Greater Springfield community. We rely on the generous support of members and friends through Chai Society, JCC Endowments, Program Funds, Corporate Partnerships, Legacy Gifts, Stock Gifts, In-Kind contributions, and general contributions.

By supporting the J’s mission-driven programs you help ensure the J continues to provide top-notch programs and services.

Scroll down to see the various ways you can invest in your J.


Mitch Kupperman
Development Director

Annual Giving / Chai Society

Chai Society recognizes donors who contribute to the JCC on an annual basis at a minimum level of $180. This annual gift helps sustain: Jewish education and enrichment, transportation for the elderly, educational opportunities, health screenings, communal meals, scholarships for summer camp, pre-school, daycare and memberships, special needs and youth programs and more.

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Becoming a sustaining member is easy…
$180 Bronze $15/month
$250 Silver $21/month
$540 Gold $45/month
$1,000 Platinum $84/month
Chai Society members are prominently recognized and invited to an annual donor appreciation event.

General Giving

The J is your home away from home … and you can keep it that way by donating today!  Your general donation goes where funding is needed the most.  By providing this critical support for our annual operating budget, you can ensure that our award-winning programming continues for another century.

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For more information about programs at the Springfield JCC, call 413-739-4715 or email us.

Endowment Funds and Tribute Gifts

Our philanthropic friends have been helping to make the J your ‘home away from home’ for more than 100 years.  Donate to one of our endowment or program funds to create an ongoing legacy. Create a tribute gift and make sure that your loved one is always memorialized at the J.

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For more information about programs at the Springfield JCC, call 413-739-4715 or email us.

Corporate Partnerships

The Springfield JCC looks forward to customizing a sponsorship package to meet the needs of your company. (Download Community Partners brochure or View current J Community Partners)

We offer a unique range of benefits that can strengthen your corporate image and enhance your visibility to an active and targeted market.  This sponsorship is one of the most impactful marketing opportunities available to you…and it has philanthropic value:

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  • Unequaled corporate visibility and enhanced brand awareness (i.e. high exposure to an attractive demographic)
  • Ideal platform for your company to reach its target audience
  • Opportunity to improve the quality-of-life in the community you serve
  • Alignment with a highly respected and well-publicized organization
  • Sponsorship Benefit to enhance your corporate image:
  • Electronic Web Site, E-Blasts
  • Campus Signage
  • Digital Kiosk
  • Print Collateral
  • JCC Event Sponsporship
  • Annual Program Guide
  • Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival Program Book
  • Annual Report

Customized packages can be created to help your company fulfill its marketing objectives. 


Legacy Giving

We thank all our planned giving and legacy donors for their foresight and generosity.

By naming the J as a beneficiary in your will or in an insurance policy you will ensure a vibrant Center for the next generation.

You could endow an annual gift and create a lasting legacy. Direct gifts can be designated to programs that excite and inspire you and your family.

Your donation – and the donations of others just like you – guarantees that our mission driven programs and services are viable for our community today and for generations to come.

Learn more about how you can leave a lasting impact by contacting Development Director Mitch Kupperman at or at (413) 739-4715

Employer-Matched Giving

Corporate matching gift programs are charitable giving programs set up by companies where they match donations made by employees to eligible nonprofit organizations. Many employers will match your gift (philanthropic investment) to the JCC. If you know that your employer offers a matching gift program, please contact them as you make your donation to the J. Thank you for doubling your impact!

Stocks, Securities & Assets

Giving stock or securities to the Springfield JCC is easy and efficient. There are many benefits to you while at the same time making a wonderful impact on the JCC. Please consult your tax advisor for specific tax information.

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Philanthropic support is often left on the table. Take advantage of a win-win situation!

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match or double charitable contributions made by their employees.
If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. Some companies also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations are greatly appreciated. Whether you can provide complimentary printing services, an online auction item or pro bono advertising space. Your support keeps overhead expenses low and ensures that money raised from our fundraising events and programs directly goes to scholarship support.

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In-Kind donations may include:

  • Advertising
  • Auction items
  • Car
  • Food/catering for events
  • New educational toys, arts and crafts supplies
  • Opportunity Drawings
  • Printing
  • Space for events and functions

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