ORT America Major Gifts Society

Your generosity helps support urgent needs within World ORT global campaign priorities. We also offer the opportunity to earmark your funds for a specific program or purpose within the priority funding projects of World ORT. We are delighted to identify suitable projects matched to your specific educational interests.

Based on an annual gift to ORT America, a plaque for donor acknowledgment will be placed in a World ORT educational facility for these contribution levels.

$100,000         ORT Visionary    Includes membership in the World ORT 1880 Society
Funding opportunities can include implementing a pilot pedagogical program; creating a green environment in an educational facility, or the refurbishment of a laboratory in a technical college with infrastructure upgrades, new equipment and supplies.

$50,000           ORT Innovator 
Funding opportunities can include implementing a pilot pedagogical program; the refurbishment of a school laboratory with new equipment and supplies; the renovation of a school lobby or a short-term vocation training course.

$25,000           ORT Idealist 
Funding opportunities can include the refurbishment of a classroom, including new infrastructure, equipment and supplies, or creating a small green environment such as a shaded seating area, or renovating a school corridor.


Based on an annual gift to ORT America, a plaque will be placed next to a mezuzah that will be affixed within a World ORT educational facility for these contribution levels.

$10,000           ORT Trailblazer 
Funding opportunities can include supplementing one track in STEM education (science, technology, engineering, math) or sponsorship of an afterschool STEM course for fifteen students for one year.

$7,500             ORT Pioneer 
Funding opportunities can include basic renovation of a classroom or a 3D printer.

$5,000             ORT Builder
Funding opportunities can include five laptop computers for students and teachers, or five iPads.

As an ORT America Major Gifts Society member, you will be able to designate your gift for a specific ORT program or facility. You can also receive invitations to ORT America events and briefings with top-level representatives; be welcomed for an on-site tour, should you visit your beneficiary program or project; receive an update on the result of your contribution; receive acknowledgement in any local     ORT America event collateral where donors are mentioned; and receive recognition in the ORT America annual report.

For more information about Major Gifts Society please contact Marla Landis, Chief Development Officer, to discuss – 818.865.1802 or e-mail mlandis@ortamerica.org.