Description of Funds
General Fund: Contributions to the General Fund provide financial support to the Beth Shalom budget, which includes operational, school, and other temple expenses.
Adult Learning Fund: This fund supports our Adult Learning opportunities as well as special events, such as the Scholar in Residence.
Audio-Video Fund: The Audio-Video Fund allows us to upgrade our sound equipment, enhance sound quality and acoustics, improve and upgrade video capabilities so that all may enjoy services and social functions.
Building Expansion Fund: The Building Expansion Fund supports current and future expansion needs of Beth Shalom.
IT Fund: Contributions to this fund allow us to improve and maintain our network system, purchase needed computer equipment and update software.
Kesher Fund: These funds are designed to support opportunities to strengthen our children’s connections to Judaism and the Jewish experience. These opportunities might include attending a Jewish Camp, traveling to Israel for a learning experience, attending Jewish conventions, and so forth.
Landscape Fund: Contributions to this fund help maintain the grounds including weeding and planting and pond maintenance.
Music Fund: The Music Fund pays for materials and instruments needed for our choirs, musicians and singers who are an important part of our services and celebrations.
Rabbi Discretionary Fund: The rabbi uses money from this fund for emergencies and other such situations to benefit individuals and families.
Religious School Discretionary Fund: The Religious School Fund helps address the needs and opportunities of the Religious School that arise during the school year such as procuring supplies for teaching students with non-standard learning styles, hiring of specialists for teacher training, and providing faculty members with unique professional development opportunities.
Youth Group Fund: The Youth Fund supports our junior and senior youth groups.