Giving

Contributions to Congregation Mishkan Israel supports a wide array of charitable activities, sustains our vibrant community, and ensures membership remains available to all who wish to be part of the CMI family. Donations are a special way to honor or memorialize a loved one as well as to mark important events in the lives of family and friends.

To pay membership, religious school fees and other commitments online, click here.

To pay nursery school tuition, click here.

To make another kind of donation online, click here.

To mail in a donation, download a contribution form.

Here is a list of funds and a description of their purpose:

Funds designed to support the leadership and work of our rabbis

Herbert N. Brockman Rabbinic Endowment Fund — to cover costs of rabbinic compensation.
Scheps Family Fund — to support the Rabbinic Endowment Fund.
Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund – to support charitable needs identified by the Rabbi.
Schaefer Family Fund — to support programs and activities identified by the president.
Simon B. Kleiner Fund — to support programs and activities as identified by the Board.
General Fund – to support the daily operations of the synagogue.
Links Estate – to support the daily operations of the synagogue.
Arthur & Yvette L. Eder Fund – to support the daily operations of the synagogue.
J. Yale Rubin Endowment Fund — to support the daily operations of the synagogue.

Funds designed to enrich the worship experience

Prayer Book Acquisition Fund — to purchase new prayerbooks.
Music Fund – to cover expenses related to musical services and materials.
Isaac & Harriet Breslav Music Fund — to cover costs of music.
Isidor E. Offenbach Music Fund — to sponsor the annual Music Service.
Nahum High Holy Day Music Fund — to provide music for the High Holy Days.

Funds designed to support the performance of good deeds to repair ourselves and the world

Hunger Fund – to support local and national hunger related projects, including Pe’ah project.
Social Action Fund – to cover costs of social justice activities, as authorized by the Board.
Robert E. Goldburg Peace & Justice Fund – to present an annual Peace & Justice service.
Mabel Klebanoff Transportation Fund – to maintain a vehicle to provide transportation.

Funds designed to enrich the lives and education of our youth

Nursery School Fund – to purchase supplies for the Nursery School.
Religious School Development Fund – to cover costs associated with the School.
Religious School Trust Fund – to provide scholarships, and cover expenses of the School.
Religious School Scholarship Fund – to provide scholarships to students in our School.
Jay Bovilsky Memorial Scholarship Fund – to provide scholarships to students in our School.
Benjamin Levine Scholarship Fund – to provide scholarships to students in our School.
Rhea Duhan Nathan Scholarship Fund — to provide scholarships to students in our School.
Abraham & Helen Ullman Scholarship Fund to provide scholarships to students in our School.
Norman Gans Fund for Scholarships in Israel – to enable students in School to study in Israel.
Patti Stitzel Campership Fund – to provide scholarships for children to attend camp.

Funds designed to support the library and extensive book collection

Library Fund – to purchase books and other associated library expenses.
Duhan Library Fund — to purchase books for the library.
Isaac & Harriet Breslav Library Fund — to purchase children’s books for the library.
Carl & Pauline Dektor Library Fund – to purchase children’s books for the library.
Kay & Art Ross Library Fund — to purchase books, furnishings, and equipment for the library.

Funds designed to preserve our artwork, buildings, grounds, history and heritage

Building Fund — to cover capital costs associated with the upkeep of our building and grounds.
Cemetery Fund – to cover operational and capital costs for our cemetery chapel and grounds.
Cemetery Chapel Restoration Fund – to cover capital costs for restoring the cemetery chapel.
Esther & Israel Goldstein Memorial Garden Fund — to care for the courtyard garden.
Meditation Garden – to cover costs of planting and maintaining meditation garden in courtyard.
Bernard & Dorothy Miller Fund – to cover costs of furnishing and maintaining our youth lounge.

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