Shalom Austin Annual Campaign | You Make Everything We Do Possible

ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

INSPIRING JEWISH JOURNEYS IN MEANINGFUL AND TRANSFORMATIVE WAYS

YOUR DOLLARS AT WORK

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SHALOM AUSTIN ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

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Taking Care of People in Austin, Israel and Around the World

Your contribution to the Shalom Austin Annual Campaign financially supports the needs of our community locally and globally. Through your gift, you are caring for people in need, creating vibrant Jewish life and connecting with the global Jewish community.

ALLOCATIONS & GRANTS

FROM 2021 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN (unrestricted) $3,215,757

 

Supporting Shalom Austin Programs & Services

Jewish Family Service                                      $849,877

Learning & Engagement
(Rapoport Center)                                            $368,594

Health & Wellness                                            $349,222

Security                                                              $181,859

Early Childhood Program                               $144,473

Financial Assistance                                         $106,423

Jewish Federations of North America
Dues                                                                    $46,803

Cash Reserves for 2022
Programs and Operations                              $140,103

Supporting Israel & Overseas

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)/American Jewish    Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)/World ORT

$91,826

Partnership with Western Galilee

$22,956

Supporting Local and Regional Partners

Austin Jewish Academy

$85,383

Texas Hillel

$20,000

Anti-Defamation League of Austin

$12,000

Tamim Academy

$11,748

Chabad UT

$10,500

Camp Young Judaea Texas 

$10,500

Greene Family Camp 

$10,500

Texas A&M Hillel

$4,600

Austin Jewish Film Festival 

$4,500

Moishe House

$4,000

Chabad Young Jewish Professionals

$3,500

Hebrew Free Loan

$3,500

Temple Beth Shalom  $1,525 
Shir Ami  $1,500 
Congregation Beth El  $1,375 
Post 757, Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America   $1,250 
Kol Halev  $1,200 
Drive a Senior  $1,000 
Texas Early Music Project  $1,000 
Selah Austin  $1,000 
Israeli American Council – IAC  $1,000 
Austin Chapter of Hadassah (primary) and Congregation Tiferet Israel (partner)  $1,000 
Congregation Beth Israel  $800 

Reserve for Uncollected Pledges

$20,000

Fundraising Expenses

$700,240

GIVING SOCIETIES 

Shalom Austin offers many opportunities for philanthropists to take part in distinctive events along with peers in our local community and across the continent who share their passion for doing good. Here are several ways to join Shalom Austin in improving Jewish life here at home, in Israel and around the globe. Your family giving may already qualify you to enjoy the benefits of these societies.

PRIME MINISTER'S COUNCIL $100,000+ (Household)
Shalom Austin’s leading donors, who contribute at least $100,000 to the Annual Campaign. They set inspiring standards in philanthropic giving and share a passionate concern for issues that affect the worldwide Jewish community.

Benefits Include:

  • Complimentary JCC platinum family membership
  • 2-3 exclusive society events / VIP experiences
  • Honor Roll listing
  • Inclusion in national Jewish Federations of North America society events, missions, tailored updates, and other VIP experiences
  • VIP airport assistance at Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport
  • Offer/arrange travel recommendations and tour guides in Jewish communities around the world, including itineraries, tours and transportation to and from our partnership region in the Western Galilee
KING DAVID SOCIETY $25,000-$99,999 (Household)

Benefits include:

  • Complimentary JCC platinum family membership
  • 2-3 society events / VIP experiences
  • Honor Roll listing
  • VIP airport assistance at Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport
  • Inclusion in nationally recognized society via Jewish Federations of North America including exclusive missions, tailored updates, and other VIP experiences.
  • Offer/arrange travel recommendations and tour guides in Jewish communities around the world, including itineraries, tours and transportation to and from our partnership region in the Western Galilee
JOSHUA SOCIETY $10,000-$24,999 (Household)

Benefits include: 

  • 2 society events / VIP experiences
  • Honor Roll listing
  • Inclusion in nationally recognized society via Jewish Federations of North America including tailored updates
  • Offer/arrange travel recommendations and tour guides in Jewish communities around the world, including itineraries, tours and transportation to and from our partnership region in the Western Galilee

Donors that make a multi-year commitment to reach the above levels of giving will receive the associated benefits immediately.

LION OF JUDAH (Women) / Maccabi (Men) $5,000-$9,999

National Young Leadership Cabinet (by invitation only)

Benefits include:

  • Honor Roll listing
  • 3 society events (Lion of Judah)
  • Invitation to attend bi-annual International Lion of Judah Conference (Lion of Judah)
POMEGRANATE (Women) / Chai (Men) $1,800-$4,999

Benefits include:

  • Honor Roll Listing
  • 2 society events (Pomegranate)
MILLENNIUM $1,000-$1,799 (Household)

Benefits include:

  • Honor Roll Listing
  • Special event invitations

CONNECTING TO ISRAEL & OVERSEAS 

Shalom Austin strengthens the global Jewish community through ongoing educational, humanitarian and community building activities through our partnerships overseas. The Annual Campaign helps support Jewish life and those most vulnerable in the global Jewish community.

Shana Creeger

Shana Creeger

Annual Campaign & Corporate Partnership Director

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