Legacy Giving


Image Credit: Joyce Linker, founding member since 1984, with her grandchildren. 

 The CJM Legacy Society

The Legacy Society recognizes and honors the vision and generosity of individuals who safeguard the future of The Contemporary Jewish Museum by including The Museum in their estate plans.

Join us and enjoy a variety of opportunities and benefits as you make a commitment to The CJM's mission.

Legacy Giving Options

You can make a significant gift to The CJM while gaining financial and tax benefits for you and your family. There are several types of gifts you can make. Choose one that works for you.



Give to The CJM through your living will or living trust.

Life Income Gifts:


Make a gift to The CJM and provide income for yourself and your loved ones through charitable gift annuities or charitable remainder trusts.

Retirement Plans &
Life Insurance:

Include The CJM as a beneficiary.

Financial Advice

The Contemporary Jewish Museum provides general information regarding opportunities to leave a legacy gift. Advice from your own legal and tax counsel should be sought when determining your legacy and gift planning. The Museum’s tax ID number is 47-0920831.



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