For one week, millions of young people around the world will join a growing movement of entrepreneurial people, to generate new ideas and to seek better ways of doing things. Countries across six continents are coming together to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, an initiative to inspire young people to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity. To think big. To turn their ideas into reality. To make their mark. Come join the … [Read more...] about Jerusalem Event: Join ROI and PresenTense for Global Entrepreneurship Week
Visit the PresenTense Open House to experience first hand the future of Israel and meet the social entrepreneurs who are lunching and managing ventures that take on social challenges facing Israel and the Jewish People. Located in the heart of the German Colony, PresenTense's Hub offers workspace, a conference room, conversation clusters and an environment that is both inspiring and animating. Come hear about PresenTense's range of … [Read more...] about In Israel for Sukkot? Come Join in The Future of the Jewish People
an excerpt from Boundless Drama of Creation by Seth Cohen: I Hear a Symphony: The Sound of Jewish Social Entrepreneurship As I continue to have discussions with members of my local and national Jewish community, I am constantly amazed at the diversity of ideas, opinions and attitudes related to Jewish social entrepreneurship. From the entrepreneurs that are ahead of the curve to the funders who are trying to financially support the curve … [Read more...] about Owning Social Entrepreneurship
Newest additions to our Resources library: 5 Mistakes Nonprofit Websites Make The first website went up 18 years ago this month. Websites have done a lot of growing up since those early days, but there are still a lot of common mistakes that nonprofits make online. Back Away From That Spreadsheet: Why Excel Isn't a Donor Database It’s quick, easy, and you already have it. Excel seems like it might be a great fit to manage your donor … [Read more...] about WebLinks: Articles of Interest
Innovation is the hot topic in the Jewish world these days and so there is no better time to point you to two articles from the current issue of the Journal of Jewish Communal Service. On the Value and Values of Social Entrepreneurship by Yoni Gordis Philanthropists play a key role in encouraging and supporting new developments that keep the Jewish community vibrant and relevant. Where they choose to focus their resources can make the … [Read more...] about Is Innovation a Driver in Jewish Engagement?