LIFE & LEGACY™ encourages donors to fulfill their philanthropic goals while strengthening the entire local Jewish community. This program helps organizations sustain vital programs and services that support and encourage Jewish life throughout Nashville and Middle Tennessee, now and for generations to come.

Letters of Intent

As of 3/31/19

Estimated Value

In Year 2

Life & Legacy™ Thank YOU!

  • What is LIFE & LEGACY?

    LIFE & LEGACY is a program administered by the Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation in partnership with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation working collaboratively with local partner organizations.

  • Why Create a Jewish Legacy?

    Creating your Jewish legacy will help ensure that the organizations you care about will be sustainable long after you are gone. Everyone has the power to be a legacy donor and make a difference for future generations.

Professional Advisory Council and 2019/20 Seminar Information

The purpose of the Jewish Federation Professional Advisory Council (PAC) is to enhance the knowledge regarding opportunities for maximizing wealth transfers to families and charity for the Nashville Jewish community.  The PAC seminars provide an opportunity to explore options for formalizing their legacy to Jewish organizations in Nashville.

Professional Advisory Council Seminars will be held at the Gordon JCC from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  The list of seminar dates are below:

2019/2020 Seminars

Seminar 1: Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Gordon JCC

Seminar 2: Financial Planning

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Gordon JCC

Seminar 3: Estate Planning and Philanthropy-What’s the Connection?

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Gordon JCC

Seminar 4: Legacy Options: Life Insurance, IRAs, Bequests, and Trusts

Monday, March 30, 2020 at 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Gordon JCC


Please contact Shannon Small at 615-354-1651 for more information

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