We're not really sure what to make of this - you be the judge: from Israel 21C: Playing around online? Then why not GoGiving What do you get when you combine online gambling with online charities? An Israeli company aims to raise money for charities through Internet … [Read more...] about Gambling With Donations
A new Foundation Center research advisory, "Grantmakers Describe the Impact of the Economic Crisis on Their Giving," examines how foundations expect their 2009 giving to be affected by the economic downturn. The advisory looks at public statements made … [Read more...] about Foundations Announce Expectations for Future Giving in Light of Economic Conditions
President Obama’s proposal to limit charitable tax deductions for wealthy people is roiling the nonprofit world. from The NonProfit Times: Obama’s Budget Would Cut Charitable Deduction Charitable giving could take a hit under President Barack Obama’s new federal budget – … [Read more...] about Obama’s Budget and Philanthropy
Around the Jewish communal world the news is certainly not good these days. High visibility fallout from years of financial difficulties has forced major changes through-out Hadassah and Young Judaea; CAJE to completely close down; Brandeis University to announce they are closing … [Read more...] about Innocent Bystanders
by Robert Evans and Avrum Lapin The list of the 60 top charitable contributions in 2008 includes some remarkable gifts. They totaled $15.78 billion, up from a cumulative total of $7.79 billion in 2007, which was the best year ever for recorded charitable giving in the United … [Read more...] about The Top Jewish Donors and Jewish Giving: Why the Disconnect?