Donor FAQ

Donor FAQ 2018-02-14T15:10:59-05:00

The Foundation of Shalom Park derives its income from three sources:

  • Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte – A percentage of the proceeds from the Annual Campaign
  • Rental Income – From Shalom Park partner agencies based on utilized square footage as well as room rentals from outside users
  • Endowment Income – Several endowments have been established to provide annual support

Charitable contributions to the Foundation of Shalom Park will help to support the operations of the entire Park and be used to offset costs for ALL  of the Partner Agencies in Shalom Park.

DONOR-WALLsmA vision of looking forward to something greater – a vision of what life might be – has guided the Jewish people for thousands of years. The same vision has guided Shalom Park since its inception in 1986 and has touched the lives of many thousands of people, providing a central Jewish meeting place for our community.

Shalom Park is a place where generation after generation will come together to remember and celebrate our rich Jewish history. We can each do our part and make a difference. Your financial support and commitment is an important part of Shalom Park’s legacy to serve future generations.


How Can You Assist Shalom Park?


The security of Shalom Park and its partner agencies is of great importance. The estimated ongoing costs of these services exceed $400,000 annually. Your charitable gifts can help to offset the cost of these services. The Foundation of Shalom Park has developed a comprehensive safety and security program, which includes:

  • A Safety and Security Director
  • Contract Security
  • Off-Duty CMPD Officers
  • State-of-the-Art Internet-Protocol Based Video Surveillance
  • Staff Training
  • Emergency Response Preparation
  • Coordination with the FBI and CMPD

For more information, or to make a charitable contribution, please contact Karen Roode, Accounting Manager, at 704-944-6841, or CLICK HERE to email Karen



Endowments have been established to provide annual income to support the budgetary needs of Shalom Park. These funds assist us in serving the needs of our partner agencies, including support for the operation, maintenance, and management of Shalom Park.

  • The Leon Levine Foundation Endowment for Shalom Park
     Established in 2004
  • The Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Endowment for the Foundation of Shalom Park
    – Established in 2002
  • Donald H. and Barbara K. Bernstein Foundation of Shalom Park Continuity Fund
    – Established in 1999
  • Foundation of Shalom Park Endowment Fund
    – Established in 1998

What Types of Gifts Can I Establish to Support Shalom Park?

Everyone has a unique family and financial situation. We look forward to assisting you with your support of Shalom Park. Your gift can be designed to match your personal circumstances through a variety of options:


  • Security Fund
  • Endowment Fund
  • Capital Improvement & Expansion


  • Security Fund
  • Endowment Fund
  • Capital Improvement & Expansion
  • Charitable Bequests
  • Retirement Plan Assets
  • Life Insurance
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Charitable Gift Annuities


The Foundation of Shalom Park is open to receiving the following items:

  • Vehicles (in good condition)
  • Grand Pianos
  • Artwork


The Foundation of Shalom Park accepts gifts of cash, securities, stock, bonds, etc. Our professionals will meet with you to discuss which option is best for you.

To request further information regarding charitable contributions to Shalom Park, or to discuss making a charitable contribution, please contact Terri Beattie, Executive Director of the Foundation of Shalom Park, at 704-944-6840, or CLICK HERE to email Terri.