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You can fund your membership with cash or appreciated securities, or by recommendation of grants from philanthropic (donor-advised) funds or family foundations. All membership fees are payable over five years. Membership is effective immediately upon receipt of first payment and will last for a period of five years, unless the member chooses a life or legacy membership.


Membership Options

  • Young Associate (for women under 45) - $5,000 
  • Basic Membership – $10,000 
  • Life Membership – $50,000 (Life membership entitles the donor to member benefits for the duration of her life)
  • Legacy Membership – $100,000 (Legacy membership entitles the donor, her daughters, daughters-in-law, and granddaughters to life membership)
  • Naming Membership – $250,000 (Naming membership offers the opportunity for an area of granting to be named after the donor)
  • Discover the Foundation Membership (one time only)
    $2,500 – women 45+ years old
    $1,500 – women under 45 years old
  • Rediscover the Foundation Membership (one-time for those who have completed at least one five-year JWF membership)*
    $2,500 – women 45+ years old
    $1,500 – women under 45 years old

*Upon renewal at the end of the-year,  the first year’s payment will apply to the five-year model noted above.

For more information on the benefits of membership please contact JWF Membership Co-Chairs: Rachel Schwarz, and Sue Fanburg,, or JWF Director, Susan Friedman,

Susan Friedman
Director, JWF

(973) 929-3005 or
(973) 929-9316