The AFP 45th International Conference on Fundraising is underway in sunny San Diego, California. And, for the first time ever (or certainly in recent memory) we have both a presentation and an affinity session devoted to Jewish Philanthropy! eJewish Philanthropy is appreciative to Dr. David A. Mersky and Dr. Amy L. Sales of the Fisher-Bernstein Institute for Jewish Philanthropy and Leadership for the opportunity to post the power point of … [Read more...] about Isn’t a Dollar a Dollar?
Archives for March 2008
The NonProfit Times announced the launch of an online portal that gives free access to corporate donation data for fundraising research to nonprofit grant writers and others researchers. The address is www.nptgrantsearch.com. The research portal was launched with more than 4,300 searchable records of corporate donations valued at $1 million or more to U.S. charities. The only free service of its kind, users can search, view and … [Read more...] about Free Corporate Grants Info
This is a busy ten days: from Oxford University to Tel Aviv; from San Diego to Jerusalem we've got you covered. Over this week, eJewish Philanthropy will bring you a combination of on the spot coverage, conversations, complete presentations and links. Check back often as we highlight goings on in the world of philanthropy. For those of you with an interest in Social Entrepreneurship or Social Philanthropy, the gathering these past few days of … [Read more...] about 4 Conferences, 3 Continents
We all know by now that last week the prestigious Israel Prize (for Lifetime Achievement) has been awarded to the Jewish Agency in honor of 80 years of service. The UJC has sent their congrats as has Keren Hayesod. And of course Haaretz has weighed in with their perspective... "I don't know if anyone ever tried to work out the average age of Israel Prize recipients, but the profile is fairly standard. A man or woman in their seventies or … [Read more...] about The Contrarian
Back in December, I wrote about viral marketing and the preview launch of this site. At the time, I mentioned a conversation I had a few weeks before with Carlton Evans, Marketing Director for The Tribe and how by using only a viral marketing campaign they won film festival awards and reached success on iTunes. Being curious four months later, I decided to check-in and see how this word-of-mouth, a.k.a. 'viral' phenomenon has proceeded. You … [Read more...] about The Tribe: a Social Networking Update