American charities will soon be competing with a world of nonprofit organizations for online donations, an international fund-raising expert told participants at a conference in Washington last week, according to Prospecting, The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s fund-raising c … [Read more...] about Coming Soon: Worldwide Competition for Donors
Archives for July 2008
It was only a matter of time: JAFI, the UJC, the Joint, Hadassah. All mega institutions adjusting life in 2008 to the falling value of the dollar against the shekel. Now, both Birthright Israel and Aish chime in. from the Jerusalem Post: Weak dollar forces cuts in … [Read more...] about Birthright Woes
by Aubrey Isaacs The news of the closing of WUJS Arad has caused sorrow to all who have heard of it and maybe to no one more than myself. I served in WUJS for 11 years (1993-2004) as Director of Education, Rabbi, Deputy Director and Director. I guided WUJS through the … [Read more...] about The Death of WUJS Arad; An Educator’s Perspective
Several months back, I was privileged to be part of a small host group of Israeli bloggers invited to meet with the American Internet gurus visiting here for the Innovation Israel blogging expedition. One of those visiting was Sarah Lacy. Here's an interview she just did for … [Read more...] about Philanthropy on the Front End
Social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook aren’t just for college keg stand contest pictures anymore. Nonprofits are joining social network sites to connect with people, strengthen cause awareness and hopefully cultivate donors. The Humane Society of the United States ( … [Read more...] about Who Needs So Many “Friends”?