The Jewish community has just completed 40 days of intensive self searching that began with the first day of the Hebrew month of Elul in mid-August and ended with the conclusion of Yom Kippur. This period was filled with a series of prayers focused on examining our lives and … [Read more...] about Insuring Transparency: Using the Self-Study Process in the Non-Profit Organization
Archives for September 2009
(Part 1 of 2 commentaries) by Robert I. Evans & Avrum D. Lapin Fact: approximately 8% of all charitable giving in the U.S. in 2008 ($22.7 billion) came in the form of testamentary gifts, according to Giving USA. This represents significantly more than all giving by … [Read more...] about Is Planned Giving Part of Your Agency’s Program?
The application period for the 2010/2011 one-year Jewish Studies Program in Stockholm is now open. Qualified candidates will receive tuition free studies as well as a stipend meant to free them from work while attending the program. Paideia is a non-denominational institute of … [Read more...] about Paideia: Applications for 2010/11 Now Open
Building a Culture of Philanthropy Within Your Organization by Barbara Maduell When development professionals want to learn about how to engage volunteer leadership and donors, there is a wealth of resources from which to choose, yet when it comes to getting fellow staff … [Read more...] about Why Do Development Directors Dress Up?
from NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network: The State of Online Fundraising The last three months of the year represent a critical time for the fundraising efforts of nonprofit organizations. Charities that have traditionally focused on offline fundraising have also … [Read more...] about Oneline Fundraising: One Size Doesn’t Fit All