There is a new scam going around where small non-profit organizations are being targeted by a ³Barbara Moratek² of the ³Ivete Foundation³. The email looks something like this: --------- From: B. Moratek- Ivete Foundation [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 5:42 PM To: Subject: Information for prospective donors Would you have additional information for prospective donors or volunteers other than … [Read more...] about Scam Alert!
We bring you a story on the importance of transparency in all we do as communal professionals. Yes, we do have a practical side to Tzedakah and among the many needs of both the donor and the organization is the need for mutual trust. This can be earned in many ways but begins with being open about mission and where the organization is deploying resources. Take a look at this Lakewood, New Jersey based charity and decide for yourself if they … [Read more...] about Transparency, Or Not; Let The Donor Beware