$75 Million. Carol Seidman, fundraising guru for the United Jewish Appeal's (Toronto) Tomorrow campaign, brought in this donation for the Sherman Campus Community Centre. Carol is the director of the United Jewish Appeal Federation's $400-million Tomorrow Campaign, an ambitious fundraising drive aimed at building or transforming three community-centre campuses - complete with pools, daycare centres, conference rooms and more - in downtown … [Read more...] about Identify. Seduce. Immortalize.
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Some end of the week stories you may have missed... from the London Jewish Chronicle: Secret airlift for Zimbabwe An emergency mission to airlift the few remaining Zimbabwean Jews to Israel has been launched by the Jewish Agency. Staff have spoken individually to every member of the 350-strong community and are believed to be making arrangements for their removal at short notice. Details are a closely guarded secret. by Anshel Pfeffer … [Read more...] about Media Watch
A round-up of recent tidings heard around the non-profit world... By The Numbers: Web Counts – Do Visitors Matter? Web statistics can overload you with information about site visitors – where they live, how long they spent on your site, what Web browser they are using and more. The challenge is realizing how that information is relevant to your nonprofit. 4 Tips For Considering New Technology If new technology for your organization … [Read more...] about News. Tips. and More.
According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Despite a slowing economy, American foundations reported an average annual return on investments of 9.9 percent for 2007, a rate that was down from the year before but higher than the average of what foundations said they had hoped to achieve, according to a new report by the Commonfund Institute. John S. Griswold Jr., the institute’s executive director, said the volatility of the market had less … [Read more...] about Foundation Investments Grew by Nearly 10% in ’07
Some links of interest over the past few days... from our Jewish world: Dame Vivien Duffield: 'You're lucky if you have one good relationship' the woman behind one of the most progressive foundations in the UK; a major current initiative, the new Jewish Community Centre in London. There are two strands to the small but powerfully built Dame Vivien Duffield: her fabled ability to raise money and her even greater enthusiasm for giving … [Read more...] about In The News