The Covenant Foundation has announced $1.7 million in new grants, highlighting anew the diversity of strengths within the field of Jewish education in North America. “It is so exciting to watch each year as a new class of grantees gets started on building their dream p … [Read more...] about The Covenant Foundation Announces $1.7 million in New Grants for 2020
Joel Einleger and Deborah Fishman
As AVI CHAI approached sunset over the past year, our staff shared lessons learned from our grantmaking in this series on our blog and in eJewishPhilanthropy. We published this piece about a strategic approach to field-building in the … [Read more...] about AVI CHAI’s Camping Work:
By Shawna Goodman Sone Fleece pajama bottoms and colorful backpacks are just a few of the catchy give-a-ways that North American kids are given when they register super early for summer camp. This tactic provides the needed reassurance for both the kids and parents that … [Read more...] about Summer Camp for Israel: Almost A Year Later
By Aaron Saxe If you’ve seen one foundation … you’ve seen one foundation. This common refrain in the nonprofit world is a reminder of the singularity of every funder. In turn, with this premise, grantees, potential grantees, consultants, and others spend significant time … [Read more...] about Insights on Building Honest Communication Between Funders and Grantees
By Richard Marker
There is a tendency in the media, and even within our philanthropy field, to be blinded by big bucks. A nine figure gift is guaranteed to get a headline and other larger gifts are likely to get outsize attention. Accompanying articles will mention the … [Read more...] about Is Money a Guarantor of Success?
A Question for Funders