General Tribute & Memorial Funds
ELAINE QUINT SCHRAGER PRESCHOOL ENHANCEMENT FUND
Provides funding for capital equipment, toys and games, operating supplies and related expenses at the Early Childhood Center. The primary source of funding is the net proceeds from the annual fundraiser, Funtasia. Additional gifts are encouraged.
JOANIE I. WEINSTEIN CAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarship assistance to those in the community who are not otherwise able to attend JCC summer camps.
PAM KULICK SIEGEL MEMORIAL SPECIAL NEEDS FUND
Provides funding for operating expenses for the Special Needs Program as needed. Additional gifts are encouraged.
CULTURAL/PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAMS AND YOUTHEATRE FUND
Helps provide funding for Cultural/Performing Arts Programs and also supports the J Youtheatre.
GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarship assistance to children whose families cannot afford to pay full fees for preschool, childcare and camps. Also provides scholarship assistance to those who meet the guidelines for reduced membership dues. Awards are strictly made in accordance with established eligibility criteria.
MACCABI GAMES SPONSOR FUND
Provides Maccabi Games scholarships to youth. Additional gifts are encouraged.
MAXINE AND ERWIN WALDMAN YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides sports scholarships to youth. Additional gifts are encouraged.
MELTON CIRCLE OF FRIENDS BENEFICIARY FUND
Provides funding for scholarships, curriculum enhancements and professional development for teachers for the Florence Melton Mini-School Program. Additional gifts are encouraged.
Senior Adult Funds
SADIE WEITZMAN/ROSE SOLKA SENIOR TRANSPORTATION FUND
Provides evening transportation to selected senior events for those who cannot drive at night or otherwise need transportation. Additional gifts are encouraged.
SAM ISENSTEIN SENIOR PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarship assistance for those who are unable to afford activity fees for senior programs, classes and events. This fund was established in the memory of Sam Isenstein who frequently provided financial assistance to senior adults who were unable to pay. Additional gifts are encouraged.
GENERAL ENDOWMENT FUND
The General Endowment Fund helps provide long-term financial stability for the organization. The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation manages this fund. Once the fund reaches a certain level, interest income only is available for use by the Trustees.
SAMANTHA SWEET PRESCHOOL AND CAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarship assistance to those in the community who are not otherwise able to attend preschool classes and winter camp.
THE SHOR FAMILY HABIMA ENDOWMENT FUND
This Fund helps with production costs for the Habima Theatre Troupe, a hard-working group of special needs adults, many from the CHAI homes and some still living with parents. Over the years, the troupe has grown and also has a dedicated group of teen volunteers producing adapted versions of everything from Fiddler on the Roof to Grease to Oklahoma.
For more information, please contact Julie Gehring at 214-239-7103 or [email protected].