Help Us Grow our Culture of Giving

There are so many opportunities to honor a loved one,
celebrate a simcha or acknowledge a yahrzeit.
Please consider the various funds we have when thinking of tzedakah.

  • Abraham Niver Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for Religious School and Contra Costa Midrasha for those children who may not be able to afford a Jewish education.

  • Cantor’s Music Fund Helps defray the costs of musical accompanists who play at our Musical Shabbat services.

  • Cantor Stephen Richards Choir Fund Subsidizes music programming, purchases music, pays guest instrumentalists and supports our choir program.

  • Help the Mortgage Fund To help pay down our mortgage.

  • James Cohen Scholarship Fund Assists young people with camp programs of Jewish content.

  • Joseph Asher Memorial Lecture Fund Brings us nationally renowned scholars and speakers.

  • Library Fund Helps to builds and maintain our library collection.

  • Mordoh / Nadjari Holocaust Fund To further educate people on the Holocaust. Helps sponsor the Community Yom Hashoah service in which B’nai Tikvah participates.

  • Prayerbook Fund Purchases new prayerbooks for Shabbat and all Holidays.

  • Rose & Sam Usatin Fund Helps to fund Cantor Chabon’s CDs.

  • Social Action Fund Supports various out-reach activities. Its funds have been used to purchase food for family homeless shelters, Zimbabwe preschool supplies, and for donations to social justice organizations as well as speakers for the Annual Social Action Shabbat.

  • Special Education Fund Focuses attention on students with special needs in our Religious School.

  • Stephan Jaspan Religious School Fund Funds special programs and projects for the Religious School and its students.

  • Torah Fund Upkeep relating to our Torahs.

  • Youth Fund Funds to support activities for B’nai Tikvah Youth Group - BTTY.

  • Adult Education Fund

  • Rabbi Guttermans’ Discretionary Fund

  • Cantor Chabon’s Discretionary Fund

  • Rabbi Asher’s Discretionary Fund

  • Tree of Life $360 pays for a personally engraved leaf on our tree in our beautiful sanctuary.

  • Simcha Brick $360 pays for a personally engraved in our brick walkway.

If you would like more information about any of these funds or making other charitable contributions, please contact the Temple Office. All contributions are 100% tax deductible and support vital programs at CBT. Donations can be made on the Members page of our website or by mail.