Jewish Foundation Fundholders | Shalom Austin


Create Your Jewish Legacy

The Shalom Austin Jewish Foundation helps sustain a vibrant and secure Jewish community, now and for future generations. Guided by Jewish values and the individual interests of donors and organizations, the Foundation provides an opportunity to make a lasting impact through philanthropy in the name of the Jewish community, at home in Austin and around the world.


Shalom Austin
Legacy Society Donors

These donors have made gifts of permanence to benefit Shalom Austin and other organizations in Central Texas and beyond.

Barbara Barron z”l*
Susie Brodsky*
Lisa Chronister and Elliot Johnson**
Carol* and Sandy** Dochen
Jennifer Failla Hoffman*
Pam Frager*
Sandra Freed z”l*
Laurie* and Ross** Garber
Jennifer Greenblum*
Fran and Dan Hamermesh
Karen Kahan*
Lonnie Karotkin Taub*
Karen Kogut*
Rochelle Kraus*
Christine and Lance Kutnick
Laraine* and Leon Lasdon z”l
Nora Lieberman*
Phil* and Adam** Loewy
Beth McDaniel*
Frances Meltzer* 
Val Newberg*
Diane Radin*
Abby Rapoport*
Marianne Rochelle*
Kim Schocket*
Nancy Shapiro*
Toby Shor*
Marcia Silverberg*
Tracy Solomon*
Lecia Sud*
Judy Waxman z”l *
Joe Woskow**
Susan Zane*

*Forever Lion ($125K minimum Annual Campaign endowment)
**$125K minimum Annual Campaign or designated Shalom Austin endowment 

Shalom Austin Endowment Funds

Barron Family Fund for Jewish Family Service
Generations Facility Fund
Hymie & Louise Samuelson ECP Fund
Hymie & Louise Samuelson Young Leadership Award Fund
Jay Rubin Israel Experience Fund
JCAA Sandy Gottesman Fund
Jewish Community Innovation Fund
Jewish Family Service Endowment Fund
Sandra & Buddy Freed Family Fund
Karen Kogut Leadership Development Fund
Elaine & Leon Lebowitz Eldercare Fund
Shalom Austin Endowment Fund
Shalom Austin Garber Family Endowment Fund for Children’s Performing & Fine Arts Programs and Austin Jewish Academy
Shalom Austin Legacy Fund
The Austin Community Mikveh Fund

Women’s Philanthropy Endowment Fund

Community Partner Funds

Austin Jewish Academy Endowment Fund

Congregation Agudas Achim General Endowment Fund
L’Dor V’Dor Endowment Fund

CBI Operating Endowment Fund
CBI Permanent Endowment Fund
Rose Dornbusch Youth Experience Scholarship        Fund
Michael “Mickey” Deutsch Beautification Fund
Faye Gellman Youth Education Fund
Earl Podolnick Eternal Light Fund
Alan Lawrence Schechter Continuing Education       Endowment Fund

Congregation Tiferet Israel General Investment

Hebrew Free Loan of Austin Endowment Fund

Marilyn Saikin Stahl Sigma Delta Tau Leadership Endowment Fund
Sigma Delta Tau, Tau Chapter Fund

Temple Beth Shalom Endowment Fund
Rabbi Alan and Lori Freedman Future Fund

Field of Interest Funds

Leslie S. Brittman Literary Fund
Greater Austin Holocaust Education and Remembrance Fund

Donor Advised Funds

Anne Alexander & David Kessler Family Fund
Arthur and Barbara Altman Philanthropic Fund
Lisa Apfelberg and Eric Greisdorf Family Fund
Baker/Rapoport Fund
Rachel and Morry Belkin Family Fund
Jill Bowser and Sylvia Chao Fund
Brittman Family Fund
Alan and Holly Cohen Family Fund
Beth & Erik Cohen Family Fund
CMC Foundation Fund (Liz & Michael Solka)
Jenny and Bruce Corman Fund
Nicole and Iser Cukierman Family Fund
Mitch & Patti Davis Charitable Fund
Robin & Marty Davis Family Fund
Dealey/Kentor Family Fund
Dochen Family Fund
Einhorn Lieberman DF Fun Fund
Janet S. & Doron Elam and Family Fund
Faber Family Fund
Failla Hoffman Family Fund
Finkelman Family Fund
J. Steven and Amy B. Fintel Fund
Brian and Bettie Forman Family Fund
Sandra and Buddy Freed Family Fund
Freedman Family Fund
Friedel Family Fund
Edward & Cindy Fudman Family Fund
Goldblatt Fund
Candy & David Goldstein Family Fund
Goodman Family Fund
Joel Granoff Family Fund
Valerie Granoff Family Fund
Don Grefe & Janice Pierce Charitable Fund
Gremont Family Foundation Fund
Lauren and Seth Halpern Fund
Happy Life Fund (Marci Dell)
Angie and Brad Harrison Family Fund
Amy Hyman & Gerry Reyelts Family Fund

JBRO Philanthropic Fund (Franklin Family)
Justice, Justice You Shall Pursue
Andrea and Walter Kalmans Family Fund
Kaufman Family Charitable Fund
Kerman Charitable Foundation
KJD Charitable Fund
Jerrod Kogut Charitable Fund
Koppel Family Fund
Krasinger Family Fund
Lynn and Lenny Krasnow Family Fund
Rochelle & Dan Kraus Family Fund
Fabianna and Ron Laby Fund
Ladd Family Charitable Fund
Lain Family Fund
Leone Lain Philanthropic Fund
Leon & Laraine Lasdon Family Fund
Lengsfield Family Fund
Jessica & Joel Levine Family Fund
Cynthia and Sanford Levinson Fund
Lori and Joshua Levy Family Fund
Melanie Carol Lewis Fund
Phil and Adam Loewy Fund
Kimberly & Brian Luskey Family Fund
Marcus-Hill Family Fund
Jill & Paul May Family Fund
Arlene & Lawrence Maze Family Fund
Frances and Adam Meltzer Family Fund
Steven and Lauren Meyers Family Fund
Meyou Fund (Carole & Kerry Price)
F.A. & Maury Midlo Fund
Miller Family Fund
MMR Fund
Wade & Sally Monroe Family Fund
MOSHANA Family Fund
Lindsay and Jordan Neuren Family Fund
Jeff and Val Newberg Family Fund
Marcia Nieder and Ira Leichtman Family Fund
Michael and Jackie Nussbaum Fund
Patten Family Fund
Keri Pearlson Charitable Fund
Phillips Family Fund
Elana and Andy Priesman Family Fund
Charles & Diane Radin Fund
Resnik Family Fund
Rachel & Alexander Robinson Family Fund
Marianne and Martin Rochelle Fund
Elyse and Rick Rosenberg Family Fund
Sabu Fund
Sabu 2 Fund
Adam Sadovsky, Realtor Charitable Fund
Salmanson Family Fund
Sansom Family Fund
Jeri & Paul Saper Family Fund
Schocket Family Fund
Loren and Benjy Shabot Family Fund
Lisa and Will Shapiro Family Fund
Karen Siegel & Ted Toth Family Fund
Marcia and Barry Silverberg Fund
Mark Silverberg Giving Fund
Solka Family Fund
Richard and Robyn Sperling Family Fund
Spertus Philanthropic Fund
Joe & Fai Lee Steinberg
Susswein Family Fund
The Terry and Steve Fund
Julie Van Keer Family Fund
Mark and Sharyn Vane Family Fund
Liz and Todd Waldman Family Fund
Stuart and Elisabeth Wallock Fund
Webberman Family Fund
Winer Charitable Fund
Susan E. Zane Family Fund
Keith and Linda Zimmerman Philanthropic Fund
Zimmerman/Scott Family Fund
Anonymous (6)


As of 3/28/2024

Jennifer Kohn Koppel

Jennifer Kohn Koppel

Foundation Director & Philanthropic Advisor