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All of us, regardless of age, wealth or affiliation, have the ability to leave a legacy.

Making a legacy commitment today will impact the future of the Jewish organizations in Montreal that are meaningful to you. 

There are many ways to leave a legacy gift and JCF Montreal can help you figure out the option that best fits your lifestyle, family, and financial goals.

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What is LIFE & LEGACY?

Wealth may last a lifetime, a legacy lasts forever.

LIFE & LEGACY is a partnership of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal. This partnership promotes legacy giving to benefit the entire Jewish community. Through training, support and monetary incentives, LIFE & LEGACY motivates Jewish organizations to integrate legacy giving into their philanthropic culture to assure Jewish tomorrows.

Montreal Statistics

$19.4 million

Estimated Future Gifts

271

Signed Letters of Intent

15

Participating Organizations

$1.4 million

Placed Endowments

Global Statistics

$1.2 Billion

Estimated Future Gifts

72

Communities

734

Participating Organizations

$130 million

Placed Endowments

Why Participate?

In one way or another, your life is rooted in experiences connecting you to our Montreal Jewish community.

Chances are you already support Jewish charitable organizations in Montreal, but have you included these organizations in your will or estate plan? By leaving your legacy gift, you can assure that the traditions and institutions that mean so much to you today will exist for future generations.

How do I Participate?

All of us, regardless of age, wealth or affiliation, have the ability to leave a legacy.

Your legacy gift can be customized and structured to fit your lifestyle, family and financial goals.

Leaving a legacy is simple. Some options include:

  • Bequest in a will.
  • Gift of life insurance.
  • Gift of cash or assets.
  • Charitable Remainder Trust.

How do I Begin?

  1. Reflect on your Jewish passions.
  2. Have a conversation with a legacy team member.
  3. Sign a Letter of Intent.
  4. Formalize your commitment by connecting with your lawyer,
    notary, or financial advisor.

By making your legacy commitment, you can:

Secure your commitment to the Jewish community.

Express values instilled in you by your parents, grandparents or community.

Perpetuate the Jewish traditions you cherish.

Preserve programs and organizations that support Jewish life in Montreal.

Feel united with others with similar commitments and values.

Be remembered forever in the Jewish community.

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All of us, regardless of age, wealth or affiliation, have the ability to leave a legacy.

Making a legacy commitment today will impact the future of the Jewish organizations in Montreal that are meaningful to you. 

There are many ways to leave a legacy gift and JCF Montreal can help you figure out the option that best fits your lifestyle, family, and financial goals.

Help me secure my legacy and assure Jewish tomorrows!

We are proud to announce these participating organizations