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
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) has announced $1.25 million in Next Stage Grants. These capacity building grants will invest in the sustainability, operations, and future growth of five Jewish nonprofits in Los Angeles. The organizations address … [Read more...] about Jewish Community Foundation of L.A. Awards $1.25 Million to Fund Nonprofit Capacity-Building
By Yariv Sultan Many years ago, I had the opportunity to meet with a potential donor who was interested in funding the construction of a new dormitory complex at a leading Israeli university. Prior to our meeting, we sent the donor a proposal outlining the need for the … [Read more...] about Impact Philanthropy Means Measurable Results
The 2019 JCF Giving Report provides an inside look at the grant-making trends among the largest Jewish donor advised fund in country Jewish Communal Fund, one of the largest donor advised funds in the country, released its third annual Giving Report today, on Giving Tuesday, … [Read more...] about Jewish Communal Fund Fundholders Recommended a Record 63,000 Grants in FY 19, Totaling $456 Million