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The JCC is more than a building, it’s a community. We’re a non-profit offering pre-school, afterschool care, fitness and arts programs. We’re 12,000 members and non-member participants, including individuals like Linda Evans and Denis Kurmanov, couples like Andy and Laura Gzibovskis and families like Jill and Gaby Casey. We’re your staff family. We are an inclusive and diverse community of people. And it’s the people who make us who we are.

It all takes place at the JCC, a building with indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center and classrooms for early childhood education and school age care programming. An auditorium and art gallery. This, too, is the J.

We’ve been a part of the Indianapolis community for more than 100 years. As a non-profit, 30% of our income comes from membership dues and 46% from program fees. Because of the shift in our programming at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our revenue has taken a major hit.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis supports 17% of our operating cost and the rest comes from individual donors and United Way. Your donation, especially at this time because of the COVID-19 pandemic, helps ensure the J is around for the next generation.

New! CARES Act Charitable Giving Incentive: Includes a new above-the-line deduction (universal or non-itemizer deduction that applies to all taxpayers) for total charitable contributions of up to $300. The incentive applies to contributions made in 2020 and would be claimed on tax forms next year. (Section 2204) The bill also lifts the existing cap on annual contributions for those who itemize, raising it from 60 percent of adjusted gross income to 100 percent. For corporations, the bill raises the annual limit from 10 percent to 25 percent. (Section 2205)

Any amount helps – $18/month or $1,800; $50 or $5,000. Please select “COVID-19 Relief Campaign” from the Campaign dropdown (first option under “Apply to the greatest need”), and feel free to skip the Campaigner field. Thank you!

Not seeing a form above? Click Here to donate! Questions? Contact Eric Koehler, CEO, at 317-715-9200 or