No grantmaking organization will bestow money on a project that is worthless. There are so many that are worthwhile, however, that funders can have difficulty selecting those that have real merit. One way of getting attention is to prove to supporters the value of your … [Read more...] about 8 Ideas for Making Your Program Fundable
Archives for December 2009
The Journal of Jewish Communal Service has a long, distinguished history. Among their many goals is to be "the journal of record and authority for Jewish communal leaders" that "documents the development of new trends and methodologies...". They do this extraordinarily … [Read more...] about Jewish Identity in The 21st Century
an excerpt from an opinion piece by Sandy Cardin And Ted Sokolsky appearing in The Jewish Week: The Jewish Future Is Not A Zero-Sum Game This is a time of massive transformation for the Jewish people. We are more connected than ever, with the necessary tools and resources … [Read more...] about Federation and Foundation Partnerships
This giving season needs are greater and donations are falling - it’s more important than ever for donors and charities alike to make sure that every dollar goes farther. For years, people have turned to the overhead ratio - a measure of how much of each donation is spent on “ … [Read more...] about The Worst (and Best) Way to Pick A Charity This Year
Who are the best philanthropists? In a cover story (scroll down) Barons focuses on this question. And around the philanthropic world, this article is creating big conversation. Not because they are highlighting effective philanthropists, but because they are attempting to rank … [Read more...] about Who Are the Worlds Most Effective Givers?