Donations and Payments


We accept online donations and payments. Please see the sections below for more detail.

You can also send your donations or payments to Congregation Brit Shalom, 620 East Hamilton Avenue, State College, PA 16801.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at (814) 238-4611.

Thank you for your support and contributions to our community.


Brit Shalom Payments

Please use the link below to make payments for:

  • Membership Dues

  • Religious School

  • High Holiday tickets

  • Seder tickets

  • Bar and Bat Mitzvah expenses

  • Scroll advertising

It can also be used to make contributions for:

  • Annual Pledge/Kol Nidre

  • Memorial book

  • Memorial plaque


Donations: Building Our Future

Please use the link below to make contributions to strengthen our ability to serve current and future members by addressing six Congregational needs:

  • Continued Excellence in the Rabbinate

  • Educating the Next Generation of Jews

  • Involving Teenagers in the Jewish Community

  • Supporting the Adult Jewish Community

  • Social Action

  • Maintaining our Home


Donations: Synagogue Funds

Please use the link below to make contributions to the following funds:

  • Building Fund to underwrite major renovations and emergency repairs of our building.

  • Endowment Fund for the long-term health of the congregation, the Endowment fund provides for a yearly allocation to the operating budget.

  • General Fund for all undesignated gifts to Congregation Brit Shalom.

  • Prayer Book Fund for the repair and replacement of prayer books.

  • Programming and Membership Fund to assist in paying for programming events, speakers, and membership events.

  • Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund to be used by the Rabbi for books, donations, scholarships, etc.


Donations: Memorial Funds

Please use the link below to make contributions to the following funds:

  • Kozminsky Memorial Fund to maintain the playground and associated equipment.

  • Martha Rabinowitz Memorial Fund to support outreach activities in the community.

  • Sue Tygel Education & Library Fund to assist children in their pursuit of Jewish enrichment and educational opportunities.

  • Denise Ziff Memorial Fund to support renovations and improvements to our synagogue.


Donations: Circle of Life Funds

Please use the link below to make contributions to the following funds:

  • Rodef Shalom Cemetery to support the maintenance of the historic Jewish cemetery in Bellefonte.

  • Social Action Fund to support those in need through charity, service, and Tikkun Olam.

  • Youth Fund for scholarships, travel, etc. for local Jewish youth and advisors.