With a new five year, $4.8 million dollar grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation, the Wexner Graduate Fellowship/Davidson Scholars Program is poised to offer enhanced academic fellowships for graduate students preparing for the Rabbinate, Cantorate, Jewish Studies, Jewish Education … [Read more...] about Wexner to Develop New Cohort of In-service Fellows
Archives for March 2012
by Ephraim Geffen When it comes to marketing, PR and fundraising, most nonprofits create a strategy with short and long-term goals, milestones and objectives. So why do so many organizations neglect to do the same for their social media presence? Let's be frank: Having a … [Read more...] about The W’s of a Nonprofit Social Media Strategy
"For foundations to live up to the spirit of repairing the world, we must speak about failure." "We have to get somewhere and fix something to be successful with our work... [to accomplish that] we need to talk about failure." "Failure is the most universal, and most common, … [Read more...] about Seven Principles to Remake Philanthropy Overnight
by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin An improving U.S. economy and an upturn in charitable giving should expand the market for Jewish fundraising professionals. Is this happening ... and what are the projections for the next 18 months? “Historically, the job market for d … [Read more...] about What Is The State of the Job Market for Jewish Development Professionals?
by Jeffrey Solomon Four foundations actively engaged in supporting activities to improve the quality of life in Israel as a Jewish, democratic state are leaving the scene within several years of one another. Ford Foundation Israel (in cooperation with the New Israel Fund), … [Read more...] about Sunsetting As A Metaphor for the Cycles of Program Support