Congregation Agudat Achim

Over 120 years of commitment to Conservative Judaism

Donations and Payments

Congregation Agudat Achim relies on generous donations to supplement its members' dues in order to promote various programs. When considering a donation, please review the options below and click on the "Donate" link to process your contribution. We appreciate any support you can provide to our growth and well-being!

On this page, you may:

  • Make a secure donation
  • Pay your synagogue dues
  • Pay your religious school book and activity fees

You may also mail a check to the synagogue or call the synagogue office to make a secure debit/credit card donation by phone.

Below is a list of funds that you can choose from.


Restricted Funds:

Adult Education - Supporting our general Adult Education programming

Youth Activities - Kadima & USY subsidies, Tot Shabbat expenses

Library - Book purchases and supplies

Prayer Book Fund - Chumashim & Siddurim purchase at direction of the Ritual Committee

Health & Accessibility - Handicapped accessibility signs, wheelchairs, etc.

Keren Ami - School tzedakah box collections, disbursed by religious school director

Judaica - Religious item purchases

David Feingold Memorial Fund - Annual award to one CAA Hebrew High School graduate

School Discretionary Fund - Supports projects & purchases at the discretion of the religious school director

Oral History - Excess funds from the 100th anniversary for oral history archive project

Kathy & Carl Englebardt Hospitality Fund

Other Funds:

General Fund

Rabbi's Discretionary Fund

Biblical Garden



Cemetery Operations (supports expenses toward groundskeeping of cemetery)

Cemetery Improvements (Memorial Garden maintenance, routine maintenance throughout)

Laura Scheinzeit Cemetery Beautification Fund (entrance garden maintenance)

Hospitality (supports Kiddush expenses and other similar services)

Security Fund (supports expense of security guard on premises during services, temporarily supporting expenses toward health and safety when inside the synagogue building)

Anita Merims Fund (supports Ways & Means)


The Henry Shaffer bequest led to the establishment of the Education Endowment in 1982.

Undesignated Funds

Education Endowment

Edwin & Judy Brown Family Fund

Sara & Irving Handelman Fund

Samuel & Augusta Englebardt Fund

Michael Handelman Learning Fund

Eric Bilgore Gold Youth Fund

Hutten Family Memorial Fund

Irving & Sylvia Yulman Fund

Samuel & Mae Silverman Fund

Paul Doigan Memorial Fund

Mildred & Martin Becker Fund

George & Sonia Young Fund

Fred Schneider Memorial Fund

Designated Funds: (specified purposes)

Sadie Schneider Rosh Hodesh Learning Fund

Youth Scholarships

Joseph Cohen Memorial Lecture Fund

Alan Westheimer Education in Israel Fund

Prager Family Jewish Music Fund

Philip Stark Visual Arts Fund

Adult Education Fund (separate from Restricted Adult Ed fund, allows Adult Ed Committee to appropriate other monies for programming)

Dorothy Golub Spira Israel Experience Fund

Siddur Dedication:

Please consider dedicating a copy of our Siddur Sim Shalom in honor of or in memory of a dear one for $25. Provide the necessary information in the "Description" area.