LIFE & LEGACY™ is a capacity building partnership program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that provides training, support and monetary incentives to move organizations to secure meaningful after-lifetime legacy gifts. This program creates a strong partnership between the Atlanta Jewish Foundation and our local Jewish community agencies, synagogues and day schools.

Through LIFE & LEGACY, participating organizations embark on a legacy building program benefiting the entire Jewish community.

For more information, contact LIFE & LEGACY Coordinator Meryl Rose.

Our History

In August 2017, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta was selected as one of only nine new organizations to join 43 others participating in a national Jewish legacy giving program that to date has secured more than 15,700 after-lifetime commitments with an estimated value of more than a half-billion dollars for communities across North America.

“LIFE & LEGACY in our Atlanta community is vital to Jewish continuity and for the future of our children and their children.”
Itai Tsur, Former Vice President of the Atlanta Jewish Foundation.

Harold Grinspoon Foundation is investing $30 million dollars over a ten-year period to preserve vibrant Jewish life for future generations by ensuring the long-term financial health of Jewish community organizations in cities across North America, including Atlanta.

Our Partners

As a part of the collaboration, the Federation is partnering with 15 local organizations as a part of the four-year program that provides coaching, training and incentive grants to ensure that legacy giving becomes integrated in the philanthropic culture of the community. The organizations who will be participating in the program are:




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