In a recent JTA op-ed piece, Adene Sacks of the Jim Joseph Foundation shared a critical insight about the state of philanthropy and Jewish innovation. One the one hand, social entrepreneurs need support that “nurtures these early stage ventures into maturity and supports the g … [Read more...] about Building a Thriving Innovation Ecosystem
Archives for January 2010
by Robert I. Evans & Avrum D. Lapin Obtaining financial support for non-profit organizations has always required unique approaches, looking for the next set of creative ideas and methods to tap into pockets of financial resources. Long considered “trail blazers” in mob … [Read more...] about Can Investments and Charitable Giving Co-exist?
Here are 10 ways to get serious about social media in 2010: Quit counting fans, followers, and blog subscribers like bottle caps. Learn how to measure stuff, and quit making excuses for why you can’t do it. Learn what case studies can and can’t do for you. Understand the … [Read more...] about Getting Serious About Social Media
An open invitation from the Israel Association of Professional Fundraisers Shalom Friends and Colleagues, As you recall, about a year ago we began the process of creating a professional organization for fundraisers, consultants and resource development staff in … [Read more...] about Do You Work in Israel’s Nonprofit Community?
Pinat Shorashim has ceased all activities at Kibbutz Gezer and is moving on - embracing new opportunities thousands of miles away. Here's their farewell letter: "It was eighteen years ago that we began to collect the first stones and build the bridge later to be called the The … [Read more...] about Pinat Shorashim Charts New Direction