Giving to CCS

Cape Cod Synagogue, a 501c3 non-profit organization welcomes and thanks you for your generous donations.

Contributions may be allocated at your discretion to any one or more of the following funds established at Cape Cod Synagogue.  Note:  All checks should be made payable to Cape Cod Synagogue with a memo indicating your choice of allocated funds with the exception of the Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund and the Cantor’s Discretionary Fund where checks should be made payable directly to those funds.

Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund: to provide resources for the Rabbi to help others in need. Donations must be made out to “Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund”.

Lisa S. Blank Youth Activities Fund: to reflect the activities of a Jewish Community Center – a place where kids can hang out, monies will supply games and equipment.

Harold Brown Choir Fund: all income from this fund includes additional needs of the choir not provided by the synagogue budget.

Building and Learning Center Fund: used for the creation and improvement of the synagogue’s physical plant.

Cantor Bruce Malin Music Fund: to promote appreciation and understanding of Jewish music, both sacred and secular, within the Cape Cod Synagogue and the wider public and to help fund periodic programs of Jewish music and culture for the congregants and to present an annual concert of Jewish music by bringing to the Cape Cod Synagogue a guest conductor, choral or instrumental ensemble, or lecturer in Jewish music.

Roberta Capen Aesthetic Fund: to be used for the beautification of the Cape Cod Synagogue.

Capital Campaign/Beautification Fund: to finance the continuing renovation of various components of the synagogue, e.g. Social Hall, Sanctuary, School Wing, Foyer, etc.

Endowment Fund: to provide a base for the financial stability of the synagogue and to generate investments that can yield significant income for the operating expenses including consideration given to donor’s specified intent. The Board of Managers has the power to invest or reinvest or to change investments as needed. Annually, 5% of the corpus of the Endowment Fund is provided to supplement the operating budget.
Family Education Fund: to be used for family education.

General Fund: to supplement the operating budget of the synagogue.

Abraham Gordon Adult Education Fund: to supplement budgeted Adult Education monies to provide additional education programming.

David and Dora Haskel Campership Fund: to be used to subsidize costs incurred by children of synagogue members in their attendance at URJ camps. Distribution is based upon need.

Klei Kodesh Fund (Prayer Books and Ritual Items): to include not only prayer books ($36), but also to include any amount someone wishes to donate and that this money would be used to purchase needed ritual items or repair those that need repair.
LA-AM: to support the senior group activities. The Henry and Trudy Hely scholarship is awarded annually to an eligible synagogue member going off to college.

Levitt CAPTY Scholarship Fund: to enrich and encourage Jewish education of Cape Cod Synagogue youth to attend any one of the three annual institutes of NFTY. There is to be a grant of one-half toward the overall cost of a NFTY Institute for any member of CAPTY. This is to be used only one time per year by a student. No more than 10% of the Fund may be spent in any given year.

Carol Ruth Porter Memorial Fund: to encourage and permit the study of Judaica or the study of Hebrew by members of the synagogue family. Scholarships will be awarded to eligible students. Only the interest from this fund is used for awards.

Religious School Fund: to be used to enhance the education of synagogue students, over and above the annual school budget in line with the School’s Mission Statement.

Religious School Scholarships Fund (Betty Elins/SJ): to provide tuition assistance to students of the Religious School based upon financial need.

Muriel and Myron Sandler Religious School Teacher Education Fund: to provide funds for the purpose of education of the Synagogue’s Religious School teachers.

Harry Shane Remembrance and Caring Fund: to fulfill congregants’ needs as pertains to rides, shopping, meals, visits or any such other situation that might arise due to aging, illness or from other “real life” reasons or concerns.

The Sissinwine Food Pantry Fund: to provide food for those in need.

Susi Ohringer Torah Fund: to memorialize the synagogue’s Holocaust Torah, to provide ongoing Torah education for all members of the Congregation. Initially, this fund financed a new Torah written especially for the Cape Cod Synagogue.

Tzedakah/Social Action Fund: to promote social action on behalf of Cape Cod Synagogue in the general community.

Cantor’s Discretionary Fund: to provide resources for the Cantor Emeritus to help others in need. Donations must be made out to “Cantor’s Discretionary Fund”

Oneg and Flower Fund: According to the prophet Isaiah, the Sabbath shall be a delight. By having something sweet to nosh on (especially in times when food was scarce), there was delight added to Shabbat. That is the origin of the Oneg Shabbat on Friday nights and the Kiddushim on Shabbat (Saturday) morning. Lingering, talking and eating after services on Shabbat adds to the feeling of Shabbat being different from other days of the week, when we rush to get to our next thing to do. It also lets us meet, learn about, and interact with other members of the community.

Yahrzeit:  The card that you receive before the Yahrzeit of your loved one will give you the option to honor that individual with a minimum donation of $36.00 which would sponsor the flowers on the Bimah on that Shabbat and support the Oneg. Please notify the office 508-775-2988 or email your date choice and please allow a month advance notice.  Let us know if you would like to also bake.