Email Distribution Recommendation Language

Distribution recommendations can be emailed to Natalie Weeks (natalie@topjewishfoundation.org) using the following language. Simply copy the following language into the body of your email.

Friendly reminder: Distributions from your donor-advised fund may not be used to pay pledges made to any organization.


Dear Natalie,

Fund Name:

Pursuant to the terms of the Philanthropic Fund which I have established at the T.O.P. Jewish Foundation, I hereby suggest that you pay out of the income of the fund and out of the principal thereof to the extent that the Fund’s income is not sufficient for such purposes, the following amounts to the following organizations:

Name of Organization:

Amount recommended:

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Name of Organization:

Amount recommended:

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Name of Organization:

Amount recommended:

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I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS RECOMMENDATION FOR A DISTRIBUTION IS NOT BEING MADE TO SATISFY A PLEDGE OR SOME LEGAL OBLIGATION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO TUITION, AND FEES. IF ANY BENEFITS OR PRIVILEGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO FUND RAISING DINNER TICKETS, ARE OFFERED IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH DISTRIBUTION(S), I HAVE NOT AND WILL NOT ACCEPT THEM.

By sending this email, I affirm that none of the distributions recommended above will satisfy a pledge.

Your name