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MEMBERSHIP SCHEDULE OF FEES
Effective July 1, 2024

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

All levels of membership (except Affiliate) include High Holy Day tickets (for adults and children through age 26).

If you can, would you consider voluntarily increasing your annual dues commitment? Simply indicate that on your statement and we will bill you accordingly.

I.   REGULAR MEMBERSHIP

A.  HOUSEHOLD                           $3215                    C.  INDIVIDUAL                                $2060
B.  HOUSEHOLD 1 ADULT       $2620                    D.  YOUNG INDIVIDUAL (18-29)        $  235

II.   SENIOR MEMBERSHIP (By request only and if primary wage earner is 66+)

A.   HOUSEHOLD                          $2060                    B.   INDIVIDUAL                               $1170

III. YOUNG FAMILY MEMBERSHIP (Primary wage earner is under 40 OR oldest child is in preK-2nd grades)

Please note that Young Family Membership is for a maximum of 3 years. Regular Membership dues apply once the oldest child is in 3rd grade regardless of age of primary wage earner.

      YEAR 1 or K YEAR                    YEAR 2 or 1st GRADE YEAR                    YEAR 3 or 2nd GRADE YEAR                  $1875                                           $2165                                                  $2475  

IV. AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP (Out of state – does NOT include High Holy Day tickets)

HOUSEHOLD/INDIVIDUAL             $654

V.  NEWLYWEDS - FIRST MARRIAGE ONLY

COMPLIMENTARY FOR 1ST YEAR OF MARRIAGE

VI.  EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER MEMBERSHIP

For families that are NOT current members at CAI or elsewhere, and are new to the CAI Early Childhood Center, special incentives apply. Contact the ECC Office or Membership Director for more details.


ADDITIONAL FEES AND INFORMATION

All levels of membership (except Affiliate) are subject to a Security Fee, Technology Fee, and a Building Maintenance Pledge. Credit will be issued for building maintenance payment at another synagogue upon verification. Membership dues and all other additional and voluntary fees are 100% tax-deductible.

A.  SECURITY FEE                                  $ 265 per family
B.  TEEN ACTIVITIES FEE                       $   75 per family for all 8th-12th graders
C.  BUILDING MAINTENANCE                  $3000 payable over 5 years ($600 per year)
D.  TECHNOLOGY/STREAMING FEE          $   50 per family            

Below is a listing of VOLUNTARY PAYMENTS with an explanation of each item. If you wish to participate and contribute to these causes, all you need to do is pay the amount listed during the fiscal year. If you DO NOT wish to participate, just draw a line through the one(s) you do not want and write the word DELETE in the paid column of your statement and return this portion to the synagogue office.

A. SISTERHOOD DUES                          $   36
B. MEN’S CLUB DUES                            $   36
C. GOLDA OCH ACADEMY                      $     5 (Contribution to Golda Och Academy: A Solomon Schechter Day School)
D. FRIENDS OF THE SEMINARY              $   36 (Provides scholarship aid to Rabbinical, Cantorial, and Education students who attend the                                                                                      Jewish Theological Seminary)

Special financial arrangements and payment plans are available upon request and approval of our Director of Finance.
If you are not on a payment plan, 50% of current dues and all old balances are due and payable by August 29, 2024, in order to receive High Holy Day tickets. The balance of dues is payable by December 31, 2024. Payment plans must be renewed each year.



PAYMENT GUIDELINES

High Holy Day Tickets:

In order to receive your High Holy Day tickets, 50% of your membership dues must be paid by August 29, 2024, OR a payment plan must be established by August 29, 2024.

E-checks, personal checks, or credit cards may be used to pay your dues; see options below.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

  • • Pay 2024-25 membership dues in full before August 29, 2024.
  • • Pay 50% of 2024-25 membership dues by August 29, 2024, and 50% by December 31, 2024.
  • • Set up a payment plan for 2024-25 membership dues on agudath.org and pay in installments of your choosing (see notes about payment plans below).
     

**Payment plans must be renewed each year**

If you choose to pay dues and/or tuition with a credit card, a convenience fee of 3% will be charged with each payment. If you choose to pay by e-check or personal check, you will not be charged this fee.

Payment Plan Notes

  1. Payment plans do NOT automatically renew. A new plan must be established for the 2024-25 fiscal year even if we have payment information on file.
  2.  If a payment plan for ECC or Religious School tuition has already been set up for 2024-25, that payment plan does NOT include payments for 2024-25 membership dues; a separate or new payment plan will need to be established. If you would like to add your membership dues to your already existing payment plan for tuition, please contact the Main Office to make these arrangements.  You will not be able to do this on your own.  

 

HOW TO SET UP A PAYMENT PLAN

  1. Go to agudath.org and log into your account by clicking the gray box in the top right-hand corner that says, “My CAI.” Once logged in, the gray box will say, “Welcome [Name].” (If you forgot or do not know your password, click “Forgot Password” and you will be emailed a link to create a new password).

 

  1. From the “My Account” drop-down menu, click “Pay My Bill.” You will see your current charges listed.

 

  1. Under “Pay this amount,” you can choose to pay “Once Now,” “Once Later,” or select the number of payment installments you’d prefer. Then click “Continue to Payment.”

 

  1. On the payment screen, you can then enter the e-check or credit card information you’d like to use.
     


If you have questions concerning payment plan options, please contact the Main Office at (973) 226-3600 or email billing@agudath.org.

July 14,2024 /  8 Tammuz 5784