Major Gifts

The Jewish Federation is proud to work with a large number of visionary individuals and families who have helped to build Charlotte's strong Jewish community and who have set the pace for others to follow through their generous support of the Annual Campaign. Major donors are those giving a minimum of $10,000 per household. Contact Sam Bernstein at



The BGS is Federation's campaign initiative for young donors 25 - 45 contributing a minimum of $1,000 per household.



Impact365 is a giving society for young adults donating a dollar-a-day ($365) to the Jewish Federation Annual Campaign.


Women's Philanthropy

A gift in any amount to Women’s Philanthropy helps change lives around the world, so we encourage you to give a gift you feel comfortable with.


Lion of Judah

Lion of Judah is an international group of women who give an annual minimum gift of $5,000 to the Federation Annual Campaign. The Lion of Judah pin, worn with pride by thousands of women, is one of the most recognized and distinguished symbols of shared commitment to the strength and vitality of the Jewish people.


Pomegranate Society

According to the Midrash, each pomegranate contains 613 seeds, one for each of the commandments found in the Torah, and was therefore chosen as a symbol for Jewish life and commitment. The Pomegranate Society recognizes a woman's gift of $1,800 or more to the Annual Campaign.


Pearl Society

Pearl Society members are women who celebrate their commitment to philanthropy and our community by making a gift of $180 or more to the Federation’s Annual Campaign. Pearl Society members are recognized with a unique pearl necklace. As a woman’s gift grows, her commitment can be distinguished with the addition of colored pearl charms.