By David Mislin Many nonprofits, including top universities and museums are confronting serious ethical dilemmas regarding accepting tainted money. The MIT Media Lab, an interdisciplinary research lab, has been widely criticized for taking money from late billionaire … [Read more...] about How a 1905 Debate about ‘Tainted’ Rockefeller Money is a Reminder of Ethical Dilemmas Today
Managing Your Nonprofit
By Simone Szalmuk-Singer How do you decide whether to commit to an organisation as a board director? Perhaps you have just finished a leadership development course or maybe you expressed interest in becoming involved with a communal organisation. You may be someone who is … [Read more...] about Invited to Join a Not-For-Profit Board – Yes or No?
By Zev Eleff, Lauren Raff, William Gomberg, and Alex Jakubowski In August 2000, a team of Brandeis University researchers published “preliminary findings” of Birthright Israel’s impact on participants. By then, the nascent program had flown 5,000 college students and young adul … [Read more...] about The Possibilities for Impact: Presenting a Guide for the Field
By Andrew J. Cohen The attacker knew the target’s occupancy patterns precisely. He knew when the building was staffed and when it was empty. He knew when the students crowded in for Shabbat, and when staff arrived and departed each day. He knew all this because the building’s s … [Read more...] about 5 Critical Cybersecurity Steps for Jewish Organizations
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