By Zev Eleff and Alex Jakubowski “Our program is entirely innovative. The design is unproven; the approach is untested; the outcomes are unknown,” imagined nonprofit blogger, Vu Le, about a ‘brutally honest’ practitioner-funder conversation. “We also have a tried-and … [Read more...] about Resetting the Table: Changing the Conversation Between Funders and Nonprofits
Managing Your Nonprofit
By Avrum Lapin When we read a job description, it seems like this line is usually tacked onto the end of the list of responsibilities ... seemingly just for good measure. While this might seem like a line to favor employers who want to create more flexible positions, it also … [Read more...] about And Other Duties as Assigned…? Does That Really Mean Fundraising?
By Taylor Epstein, Jenny Kibrit Smith andJaime Rapaport Barry What would having an intentional, positive culture do for your organization? What might it make possible? We know these questions are at the forefront of people’s minds in our community. After the enthusiastic r … [Read more...] about Watch “How We Built This: Designing Organizational Culture,” an UpStart Webinar with eJewish Philanthropy
By Yossi Prager One prominent nonprofit leadership challenge is attracting and retaining talented staff. As I come to the end of 25 years as Executive Director of AVI CHAI in North America, I have been reflecting on how fortunate I have been to keep together a team of program … [Read more...] about The Story of How One Organization Succeeded in Retaining Staff
By Zev Eleff, Alex Jakubowski and Lauren Raff Certain keywords animate conversations within Jewish life. Terms like “impact,” and “measurement” are now much in vogue, deployed by stakeholders to urge the Jewish Engagement field to become more accountable and, ideally, more effe … [Read more...] about A Broader Context: A Call to Change the Data-Driven Landscape