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“In the most fragile time of my life as a young artist, I found support, understanding, and care, which made a huge difference in my career.”

-Ohad Naharin
Artistic Director, Batsheva Dance Company

AICF is Israel’s top provider of life-changing early career support touching 18,000+ artists for over 80 years. Help us build Israel’s cultural footprint around the world, one artist at a time.

Your gift helps provide vital support to AICF’s artists at each stage in their careers. AICF proudly serves artists and arts audiences around the world through a wide variety of resources. Creative Excellence Grants (Sharett) provide $2,500 in annual study support per artist. Other programs include The Israeli Artist Relief Fund, The Aviv Competitions, The Study Abroad Program, Enrichment and Career-Building, the Israeli Artists Network, and The Periphery Outreach Program.

Please join AICF by making a generous gift to support Israel’s most promising artists and ensure Israel’s place as a global cultural leader.

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Donation Total: $500 One Time

For offline donations, please send a check made out to AICF to:
America-Israel Cultural Foundation
178 Columbus Avenue
P.O. Box 237133
New York, NY 10023

For other contribution options listed below, please either contact us via mail: or by phone: 212-557-1600 ext. 4.

  • Endowments:
    Create an endowment fund of $25,000 or more designated to one of AICF’s high-impact programs like Lior Raz Endowment Fund or Vera Stern Memorial Endowment Fund. Please contact the office for further information.
  • Planned Giving:
    Contribute a legacy gift through a charitable gift or bequest. Please contact the office for further information.
  • Wire Transfer or Donor Advised Funds:
    For contributions of a wire transfer or Donor Advised Fund (DAF), please contact the office.
  • Gifts of Appreciated Securities:
    Decrease the out-of-pocket cost while providing support to AICF by avoiding capital-gain tax by giving a gift of appreciated securities. If you prefer to give a gift of stock, mutual funds, or State of Israel bonds, please contact the office.
    Provide AICF with a gift of closely held on business stock and minimize taxes on the transfer of a business donor owns. Receive an income-tax deduction and avoid capital-gain tax.
  • Gift of Life Insurance:
    Name AICF as a beneficiary of your policy. Just update your beneficiary designation form with your policyholder (this may be your employer, financial advisor or bank). You may designate AICF as the primary beneficiary or receive a percentage of the amount. You can also make AICF the contingent beneficiary so that we will receive the balance of your policy only if your primary beneficiary does not survive you. Please contact the office for further information.

Your contribution is fully tax-deductible as no goods or services were received. AICF is an Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your information is kept confidential and secure. We do not sell, rent, or share our mailing list.

Contributions to AICF are tax-exempt in US, Canada, and Israel.

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