With all the various comings and goings in Israel the past few weeks we've fallen behind in posting relevant, but not directly Jewish world, news and links of note. Today is a catch-up day. According to a recent study on legacy giving by the FLA group, despite the recession, … [Read more...] about Legacy Giving Up in Canada
The UJC finally announced what has been a given for a long time - Jerry Silverman's appointment as the next CEO. Kol HaKavod to Jerry. Now let's hope, that in his new position, he can move along the decision making process. Otherwise, like General Motors, the UJC will be … [Read more...] about UJC Officially Taps Silverman…Finally
by Haviv Rettig Gur I read Seth Cohen’s ruminations on innovation with great interest. I share many of his concerns and I was happy to be given the chance to respond. I cannot speak to the measurements of innovation or the business-modeling of sustainability, because I do n … [Read more...] about New Teachings
A new series on foundation-grantee partnerships by Benjamin Greene This past year the philanthropic world has been driven by two major determinants: uncertainty and evaluation. The impact of the clear reduction in financial resources has only been magnified by the volatility of … [Read more...] about Raising the Bar: Examining the Increased Value in Foundation Grantee Partnerships, Part I
by Chuck Pruitt Under the headline, “Is Direct Mail Really Headed for the Exit?” Frogloop - a blog about nonprofit online marketing - breathlessly reports of a startling new study just published by the “research” firm, Borrell Associates. The folks at Borrell allege that mone … [Read more...] about Opinions and Facts: Is Direct Mail Fundraising Really Headed for the Exit?