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.

Professional Advisory Council and 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:

November 15-Wills, Power of Attorney, Trusts

December 17-Financial Planning

January 29-Estate Planning and Philanthropy-What’s the Connection?

February 28-Legacy Options-Life insurance, IRAs, Bequests


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

  • 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.


The Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville is excited to be a LIFE & LEGACY community. Our goal for this year is to secure 234 legacy commitments from donors like you. Will you join us?

Click below to learn more about our local partners, working together to promote legacy giving in Jewish Nashville.