As providers of vital services to Jews in North America, Israel and around the world, the UJC and the Federation system are partnering to strengthen the Jewish community amid the ongoing global economic crisis. One of the ways they are assisting member Federations is through … [Read more...] about UJC Responds to the Economic Crisis
A growing number of grantmakers have made exceptional commitments to address the causes and impact of the current economic downturn, a new Foundation Center research advisory shows. "A First Look at the Foundation and Corporate Response to the Economic … [Read more...] about Foundations Commit Over $100 Million to Address the Economic Crisis
In a down economy, you need to focus on keeping your organization both financially viable and strong internally. from GuideStar: Weathering the Storm: Ensuring Your Organization’s Continued Success through Tough Economic Times The current global economic crisis is h … [Read more...] about Money Matters – People Matter
Some final thoughts from Hildy Simmon's presentation on what nonprofits need to do (hopefully before you are asked): Demonstrate how your board is stepping up - remember governance really matters (and this was before news of the alleged Madoff Ponzi scam broke). Show where … [Read more...] about Be Smart. Be Strategic. Be Resolute. Be Brave.
Before our focus tuned to the Madoff crisis or the current war, we were already knee-deep in a recession that was effecting our donors, grantees and the broader community. To help gain insight, Natan and The Samuel Bronfman Foundation hosted a discussion last month, The Lean … [Read more...] about The Lean Years – Strategies for Survival