The Conference of European Rabbis has established the CER Internet Entrepreneurs’ Prize. The Prize, a cash award to be awarded annually, rewards excellence and innovation in digital and web based ventures . Announcing the launch of the Prize, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt President of the Conference of European Rabbis said, “The Prize showcases modern technology which is providing a new generation with the tools to help make the world a better … [Read more...] about The Conference of European Rabbis Launches Internet Entrepreneurs’ Prize
by Tzvi Raviv Summertime at Rutgers Hillel is a good time to plan for the next year and read. Over this past summer I read two books that helped me to articulate a plan to improve Rutgers Hillel’s online fundraising efforts, this plan was created under the guidance of Amy Winn-Dworkin, Rutgers Hillel Development Director. The books are The Long Tail by Chris Anderson and Nudge by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein. In his book, Anderson … [Read more...] about Fundraising By Default
by No’a Gorlin In the world of philanthropy, multi-million-dollar grants often grab the headlines. But smaller investments can also make a big difference. In recent years, micro-giving in particular has grown across a variety of sectors. By taking advantage of platforms like Donors Choose, Kickstarter, Kiva and Indiegogo that have enabled the rise of crowd-funding and the $5 donor, small investments are empowering people who might not … [Read more...] about The Macro Impact of Micro Grants
“I would say that participating in the teen philanthropy program has really made me want to give back to the community and help others in the world.” Camp Philanthropy Program 2012 participant by Naomi Skop Richter and Stefanie Zelkind It’s been almost 15 years since the first Jewish teen philanthropy program was created. In the years since, more than 100 synagogues, schools, federations and other Jewish agencies throughout North America … [Read more...] about Teaching Philanthropy at Camp
by Charles Cohen You have opinions about day school affordability. Theories, ideas, firmly held preconceptions - they are in your brain, just bouncing around. I myself am currently holding three or four impossible perspectives in my head, and it’s not even breakfast. The Affordability Knowledge Center is not just about me giving you information; it’s also about you sharing your beliefs and experiences with the field. … [Read more...] about It’s 2013, Do You Know Where Your Affordability Is?