By Avrum Lapin We hosted a webinar On July 14th, as Board members of The Giving Institute, to share the results of the Giving USA 2020 Report on Philanthropy. We provided analysis of giving results and trends in 2019, the state of philanthropy in the current environment … [Read more...] about A Glimpse Behind While Forging Ahead
By Avrum Lapin "Great is tzedakah, for since the day that the world was created until this day the world stands upon tzedakah" - Midrash Tanna d'Vei Eliyahu Zutta When we look back to the months of March and April 2020, we will remember so many unknowns. What did we … [Read more...] about Many Nonprofits Advance in Time of Adversity
By Avrum Lapin As we embark on a new year and new decade, trends in the philanthropic landscape continue to adapt to meet the needs of nonprofits and the expectations and proclivities of donors. Going forward, donors will want to be more engaged in the causes they care about, … [Read more...] about Five Trends in Philanthropy for 2020
By Avrum Lapin As we approach October 27th, the one year anniversary of the horrific shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, our community continues to struggle with issues of security. We wonder collectively how to keep our communities safe - and to enable our … [Read more...] about Heightened Security: Paying for The Increased Cost of Keeping Congregants Safe
By Avrum Lapin When we read a job description, it seems like this line is usually tacked onto the end of the list of responsibilities ... seemingly just for good measure. While this might seem like a line to favor employers who want to create more flexible positions, it also … [Read more...] about And Other Duties as Assigned…? Does That Really Mean Fundraising?