Jewish Federations Announce $14.3 Billion in Endowment Assets

Jewish Federations’ planned giving and endowment programs grew dramatically in 2012, according to a just-released annual survey.

The Jewish Federations of North America annual survey of endowment development showed Federation/Jewish community foundation-managed endowments increased a hefty 7.6 percent from the prior year’s survey, underscoring charitable endowments and contributions have continued to play a major role in furthering Jewish philanthropic giving.