Donations

Fund Description
Adult Education Fund
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Contributions to this fund are used for the congregation's adult religious education programs.
Beautification Fund
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This fund furthers the enhancement of both the interior and exterior of the Temple.
Hank BrooksCampership Fund
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This fund provides camperships for our congregation's young people to attend the regional Reform Jewish camp.
Calvin A. Buchman Social Action Fund
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The Temple's Social Action Committee assists Nashville agencies with hunger, housing, medical care or other social concerns with these funds.
Building Fund
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This fund is used for expansion or renovation of the Temple. (Ten percent of all undesignated, unrestricted gifts to The Temple also go into this fund.)
Clergy Excellence Fund 2016
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This fund is used to help support The Temple's tradition of outstanding Clergy leadership and to secure the future of The Temple by underwriting the annual expenses of The Temple Clergy.
Elise Steiner Clergy Excellence Fund
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This fund is used to help support The Temple's tradition of outstanding Clergy leadership and to secure the future of The Temple by partially underwriting the annual expenses of The Templ Clergy.
Amy M. Cohen Preschool Teacher's Fund
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This fund is used to pay for training for the teachers and staff of The Temple Preschool.
Confirmation Class Fund
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Contributions to this fund are used to assist with the funding of Confirmation Class special events & projects.
Cornerstone Fund
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This fund was established to secure the future of The Temple. The income from this fund is used to assist in supporting the operations of The Temple.
Schiftan Discretionary Fund
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These funds are used to support worthy organizations and needy families and to assist in meeting their professional needs.
Rabbi Mackler's Discretionary Fund
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These funds are used to support worthy organizations and needy families and to assist in meeting their professional needs.
Cantor Fishbein's Discretionary Fund
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These funds are used to support worthy organizations and needy families and to assist in meeting their professional needs.
Judy & Steven Lefkovitz Technology Fund
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This fund is being established by Judy & Steven Lefkovitz to support the growing and changing technological needs and initiatives that benefit the congregation.
Minnie & Nathan Doochin Lectureship Fund
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This fund provides for scholars-in-residence.
Enrichment Fund
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The purpose of the Enrichment Fund is to provide funding for capital and other vital projects not funded by the annual budget or other restricted funds.
Randall M. Falk Fund for Social Action & Community Relations
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This fund is used to support special projects, speakers and programs in the areas of social action and community relations.
Leon & Charles Gilbert Outreach Fund
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The income from this fund is used for programs and activities, relating to Reform Jewish outreach, of interest to the congregation and the Nashville Jewish community.
Betty Frances Ginsberg Memorial Library Fund
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The proceeds of this fund are used as an educational resource for Holocaust and Tolerance based awareness programs. It also provides funds to purchase children's books for The Temple Library.
Arthur Lee Goldner, M.D. Judaica Artists & Healing Arts Fund
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This fund sponsors visits by artists of Judaica, artist of healing arts or creators of displays, performances, objects or printed items of Jewish interest.
Dorothy & Edward Goldstein High Holy Day Beautification Fund
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This fund provides for the flowers & greenery used during Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur.
Selma & Carl Goldstein Fund for Religious Education
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This fund provides training and continuing education for the members of the Religious School faculty of The Temple.
Greatest Need Fund
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This purpose of this fund is to meet the greatest needs of The Temple as they arise.
Kathryn Gutow Greatest Need Fund
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This purpose of this fund is to meet the greatest needs of The Temple as they arise.
Rae & Bruce Hirsch Greatest Need Fund
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This purpose of this fund is to meet the greatest needs of The Temple as they arise.
Rabbi Mark & Harriet Schiftan Greatest Need Fund
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This purpose of this fund is to meet the greatest needs of The Temple as they arise.
Grossman Preschool/Early Educaton Fund
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This fund benefits The Temple Preschool and/or the nursery and kindergarten programs of The Temple Religious School, and fulfills special needs beyond the scope of the operating budget.
Honor & Memorial Fund
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Contributions may be made in honor of friends or family or in memory of the departed. These funds receive all contributions not directed by the donor to any other named fund & supplement the budget.
Donald E. Jacobs Student Loan Fund
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This fund provides no-interest loans toward tuition for Jewish college students from Middle Tennessee.

Created by the Kuhn family, this fund provides for Religious School improvement and enrichment.
Lee & Theresa Kuhn Social Action Fund
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The Temple Social Action Committee uses this fund to assist individuals or organizations in the Nashville area with hunger, housing, medical care or other social concerns.
Anette Levy Ratkin & Ralph Z. Levy, Sr. Library & Archives Fund
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This fund was established to purchase books and periodicals for The Temple's Library, to enhance and preserve the information contained in The Temple Archives, and to provide new technology.

This fund provides periodicals of Jewish content for children and adults.
Gerda Loewenstein Caring & Concern Fund
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Proceeds are used to fund the activities of our Caring Connection.
Loewenstein Campership Fund
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This fund is used to send children to summer camp.
Memorial Tablet Fund
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Receipts from this fund may be distributed equitably to the Adult Education Fund, Religious School Enrichment Fund, the Library Fund and to social action efforts.
Suzanne J. Morris Youth Leadership Fund
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Funds are used to encourage the leadership development, training and Jewish enrichment of Temple youth including, but not limited to, members of Temple youth auxiliaries.

This fund provides for special program and music needs and for our Congregational and Youth Choirs.
Preschool Fund
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Funds directly benefit The Temple Preschool, part of which are applied to the Preschool Scholarship Fund.
Prayer Book Fund
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Funds are used to purchase prayerbooks and Bibles for worship.
Rebecca Kornman Raskin Beautification & Music Fund
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The purpose of the fund is for beautification projects and to underwrite and support the enhancements to the liturgical music of the Temple, designed to significantly enrich the worship experience.
Real Property Purchase Fund
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The purpose of this fund is to purchase real property to expand the existing Cemetery and/ or develop an additional location for a new cemetery.
Religious School Enrichment Fund
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Proceeds provide equipment, materials and other programming needs to the Religious School.
Scott Shapiro Preschool Scholarship Fund
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Proceeds provide equipment, materials and other programming needs to the Religious School.
Sisterhood Youth Fund
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This fund is used to support activities that benefit the youth of our congregation, including outreach to college students, as well as Junior and Senior Youth programming and Post-Con activities.
Beverly & Jimmy Small Golden Agers Fund
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This fund is used to provide meals, programming, activities and outreach to seniors in the Jewish community.
Estelle & Horace Small Campership
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This fund provides for the needs of Temple youth who could not afford otherwise to be involved in Temple or Camp activities. The fund also is used for funding programming & scholarship assistance.
The Temple Cemetery Beautification Fund
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This fund is used to provide monies to improve the physical appearance of The Temple Cemetery.
Mary & Irvin Wolf Fund for Special Educational Needs
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The purpose of the fund is to provide resources for members with special educational needs and opportunities. It may also include resources and specialized educational trainings for faculty.
Yahrzeit Fund
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The purpose of the Yahrrzeit Fund is to pay for Temple improvements and alter flowers and is, in general, to support the House of Community.