Making Donations with a social conscience, keeping up with changing technology, bracing for an economic downturn - these are just a few of the stories in a special section called "Trends in Giving" in this week's Forward. Here is a snapshot of just two: Technologically Impaired? Jewish Organizations Struggle To Keep Pace With New Technologies So what exactly is breaking down when you take the term “not-for-profit” and put the word … [Read more...] about Trends in Giving
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New features and other enhancements have been added to Facebook and nonprofits are learning more about making the best use of the popular social networking site. Let's take a quick look now at the Facebook Pages for nonprofits. Read more from Wild Apricot. … [Read more...] about How to Set Up a Non-Profit Facebook Page
"It's more difficult to give money away intelligently than it is to earn it in the first place." Andrew Carnegie The US has over a million registered non-profit institutions including tens of thousands most have never heard of. You'd like to contribute, but effectively allocating your available funds among all these good causes seems like a hopeless task. Now comes an experimental website called Donation Dashboard, which uses machine … [Read more...] about The Generosity of Crowds
A collection of one liners from yesterday evening's panel; comments, ideas and thoughts. Each one is valuable. My apologies if I misquoted or took something improperly out of context. Chalk it up to making notes at 1 am. Allison Fine Email moves messages faster than anything in the history of the world Definition of a millenial: anyone who went to college with a laptop We need to go where they are. The challenge is they grew up in a … [Read more...] about Linked Some More
They really, really get it. Several hours ago JCSA concluded their annual meeting proving without a doubt that not only could they 'walk the walk' but were adept to 'talk the talk'. The theme this year was titled LINKED: Maximizing technology for the future of the Jewish community. And for those who may feel that like other conferences they were only paying lip service to both new technologies and the new generation, I have a suggestion: … [Read more...] about JCSA Gets It!