from GuideStar: The Most Important Part of Your Strategic Plan Trust is at a premium. Public skepticism regarding institutions and organizations of all kinds is at an all-time high. Trust, which many once took for granted—especially with respect to some of our most venerated for-profit, nonprofit, and government institutions—is now at a premium... Most organizations are so focused on achieving their goals and objectives that they fail … [Read more...] about The Trust Factor
This briefing from trendwatching.com is targeted to business professionals. We thought that in the current economic climate it would be of interest to know what they are thinking. Generation G: That would be G for 'Generosity', not G for 'Greed' Has it ever been important for corporations to ditch the greed and embrace generosity? It's something that countless individuals have already started doing, of course: giving is the new taking, and … [Read more...] about Generation Generosity
a guest post by Alan Kravitz It’s not an understatement to say that the Bernard Madoff scandal affects all Jewish organizations, and its reverberations will be felt for a long time – even among those who have not had to shut their doors or face drastic cutbacks as a result of this mess. At the very least, donors and prospects will ask more questions before they open their checkbooks – and they’ll go deeper than “Did Madoff manage your money” … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Madoff Communications Plan in Place?
The use of Facebook in the Jewish philanthropic world is growing as more organizations experiment with this ever expanding channel. Now from JGooders, we have a fundraising project centered around TuBiShvat and being promoted through Facebook Causes: This TuBiShvat - vote to make a difference and help environmental projects continue their important work. Two simple ways you can help environmental organizations in Israel and the United … [Read more...] about A Very Green TuBiShvat
As a followup to our post last Friday, Who Owns the ORT Name?, here's an update from TotallyJewish.com (the article below is from page 2 of the print edition). "The Chairman of America's United Israel Appeal this week denied claims that he had revoked his call to member organizations to suspend funding ORT. As the Jewish News reported last week, Bruce Arbit wrote a letter to, among others, the Jewish Agency and the American Jewish Joint … [Read more...] about The ORT Name Saga Continues