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The Donald Etra Futures Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles was established to celebrate and honor the life of Don Etra; loving husband of Paula, father of Harry, Dorothy, Anna and Jonathan, and friend to many. Contributions made to the fund will help establish a lasting legacy to support the charities and causes that Don believed in.
Don loved the water, and moved out to California to be in or near a body of water at all times. As such, we will be contributing a portion of the donations to fund swimming lessons for children who cannot afford them.
Wherever Don went, he always had at least one book in hand, and he believed if you had a book you were never alone. We will also be contributing to programs that teach literacy.
The decision to establish this fund with the Jewish Community Foundation was an easy one for Don’s family knowing Don’s love of helping others. We invite you to make a gift to the Don Etra Futures Fund to help continue Don’s legacy of compassion and love.
Thank you so much for ensuring that Don's legacy will live on forever.
Paula, Harry, Dani, Dorothy, Daniel, Anna, Jonathan, and Sade
Your tax-deductible donation to The Foundation will be credited to the Donald Etra Futures Fund to support 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations recommended by Paula, Harry, Dorothy, Anna and Jonathan Etra.
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles ("Foundation") is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to The Foundation are tax-deductible. The Foundation's tax identification number is 95-6111928.
Family and friends ("Advisers") created this charitable Donor Advised Fund ("Fund") at The Foundation in honor or in memory of a loved one(s). Fund Advisers and their families may not personally benefit, nor direct specific individuals to benefit, from the Fund. Advisers may recommend grants from the Fund to 501(c)3 nonprofits, Jewish or otherwise, locally, nationally and in Israel. The Foundation legally controls the Fund and vets all grantees. View or download information about Donor Advised Funds.
Tax receipts for online donations are available immediately via email and download. Credit card donations incur a convenience fee of 3%, although the entire credit card donation amount is tax-deductible. For example, for a $100 credit card donation, $97 will go to the Fund, $3 will pay our processing vendor and $100 will be listed as a tax-deductible donation on your tax receipt. If you prefer to donate via check or donate securities or other assets, view Giving.
Established in 1954, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles manages charitable assets of more than $1 billion entrusted to it by over 1,300 families. The Foundation partners with its donors to shape meaningful philanthropic strategies, magnify the impact of giving and build enduring charitable legacies. Over the past 15 years, The Foundation has distributed over $1 billion in grants to thousands of nonprofits across a diverse spectrum.