Yehoshua Ben Gamla's Vision in Practice: Kehillah Funds

By: Esther Muslumova
KC Topics: 
Middle Income Affordability, JDS Research, Affordability, Research

Charles Cohen, wrote about the propsect of creating Kehillah Funds, which raise money from the general community for Jewish day school education, distributing some or all of that money directly to day schools. He found that effective Kehillah Funds begin by engaging either major donors or grassroots supporters, and require an aggressive marketing and advocacy campaign to engage donors and promote the Fund's success.