Guide to Day School Sustainability and Affordability

By: Odelia Epstein
KC Topics: 
Creative Tuition Models, Finance & budget, Affordability, Fundraising & Development, Federations, Other, JDS Research

Guide to Day School Sustainability and Affordability

This Greenbook written by Dan Held, published by the Jewish Funders Network aims to fuel and inform the increasingly urgent conversation surrounding day school sustainability and affordability with an eye towards finding pragmatic solutions.

The book is written for funders and includes the following.

  • A survey of past, present and possible initiatives that address the challenges of day school sustainability and affordability;
  • A catalyst to the sharing and creating of innovative ideas with other funders, lay leaders and practitioners;
  • A menu of opportunities to leverage investments in the financial sustainability and affordability of Jewish day schools;
  • Links and citations to other resources, further information and deeper research. Resources and citations are also listed at the end of each chapter.

This is a must read for anyone thinking about Jewish day school affordability and sustainability in their community.