(eJP note: as "Tomorrow" opens later today, an extremely relevant guest post from the Jewish Donor Blog). There exists a broad generational leadership gap within many Jewish organizations, large and small. This gap, and how well we handle the transition, will have a profound effect on the future of Jewish fundraising. Here are my thoughts on the aforementioned Jewish organizational leadership gap: Many high profile Jewish institutions … [Read more...] about Mind The Gap
As we wrote last week, The AVI CHAI Foundation has announced that it is allocating up to $1.15 million over the course of the next three years to four individuals and one team of two whom it has selected as the first recipients of The AVI CHAI Fellowship. Chosen on the basis of their promising creative and entrepreneurial Jewish leadership in the North American Jewish community, the finalists were announced yesterday afternoon in New York; … [Read more...] about Avi Chai: The First Recipients
The generation gap isn’t such a big deal in fundraising, according to a study released today. While fund raisers often say that baby boomers are very different in their giving styles from their parents, it turns out that other factors — such as income and education level — matter a lot more than the generation in which a donor grew up. The scholars found that the amount people give rise along with their income, levels of education, and … [Read more...] about No Generational Gap in Fundraising
Inbal Freund is the Director of Mavoi Satum, a Jerusalem-based organization that advocates on behalf of Agunot. She wrote this as her 60bloggers.com post for today's observance of Yom Hazikaron - Israel Memorial day on behalf of those who fell defending the State of Israel. "If you’ve ever wondered about the juxtaposition of Memorial Day with Independence Day, and about the shift that happens between those two occasions of opposing emotions, … [Read more...] about We Live in Loving Memories
This article from copyblogger.com was written for the for-profit world. The applications for us in non-profits are many. "The right words on your website gets you what you want: better sales, more readers or increased credibility. You can achieve all kinds of goals by tweaking to target your online market audience. Be like Robin Hood in an archery contest – think, research, test and hit it dead on, baby. Here are some good ways to get a … [Read more...] about Are You Talkin’ to My Generation?