Become an Arts & Ideas Underwriter

The mission of Arts & Ideas is to produce, present and promote new and established thought leaders and performances. This series will offer programming on topics as varied as culinary arts, science & technology, religion, literature, arts & entertainment, Israel, and health & wellness. Topics will be explored through music, lecture, theatre, film, comedy and spoken word.


You can make your donation to Arts & Ideas by mail or by phone. To make your gift by phone, call Shannon Merrill at 858.362.1347 or email shannonm@lfjcc.org

To make your gift by mail, please make check payable to Lawrence Family JCC and mail to:
Arts & Ideas
Lawrence Family JCC, JACOBS FAMILY CAMPUS
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037-1348


Underwriting Opportunities 2019-2020 

Arts & Ideas Underwriter Benefits for all Levels Include:

Premium Underwriter seating, and notice for Just Added Events
Invitation to four exclusive Underwriter Receptions:

  • Underwriter Kickoff with Daniel Silva (July 23, 2019)

  • Ruth Reichl (Dec 10, 2019)

  • Kevin Nealon (Feb 29, 2020)

  • Dr. Jacob Goldberg (March 16, 2020)


Presenting Sponsor: $27,500

  • Special recognition as Presenting Sponsor of the Arts & Ideas season with the opportunity to introduce two performances of your choice (based on availability)
  • Tickets for two to all Arts & Ideas programs
  • Invitation for ten to all Arts & Ideas underwriter receptions

Fair market value $1,650


Leading Sponsor: $11,000

  • Recognition as a sponsor at one Arts & Ideas program with the opportunity to introduce a performance of your choice (based on availability)
  • Tickets for two to 20 Arts & Ideas programs of your choice
  • Invitation for six to all Arts & Ideas underwriter receptions

Fair market value $1,050


Premier Sponsor: $5,500

  • Recognition as a sponsor at one Arts & Ideas program with the opportunity to introduce a performance of your choice (based on availability)
  • Tickets for two to 18 Arts & Ideas programs of your choice
  • Invitation for four to all Arts & Ideas underwriter receptions

Fair market value $840


Performance Sponsor: $3,850

  • Recognition as a co-sponsor at one Arts & Ideas program
  • Tickets for two to 15 Arts & Ideas programs of your choice
  • Invitation for two to all Arts & Ideas underwriter receptions

Fair market value $600


Principal: $2,750

  • Tickets for two to 10 Arts & Ideas programs of your choice (excludes food events)
  • Invitation for two to all Arts & Ideas underwriter receptions

Fair market value $450


Benefactor: $1,100

  • Tickets for two to 8 Arts & Ideas programs of your choice (excludes food events)
  • Invitation for two to all Arts & Ideas underwriter receptions

Fair market value $390


Patron: $600

  • Tickets for two to 5 Arts & Ideas programs of your choice (excludes food events)
  • Invitation for two to all Arts & Ideas underwriter receptions

Fair market value $300


Arts & Ideas is a program of the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.