By Aaron Katler and Eli Malinsky Robyn Brenner was looking for a new way to grow the impact of her role at a local Federation. She was managing a program for parents with young children but struggling to deepen participant engagement. So Robyn joined a program for Jewish … [Read more...] about How to Scale Institutional Change in the Next Decade and Beyond
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
By Aviva Janus What two congregations merge, what can be done to stabilize the experience for religious school faculty, families and students? How can the impact of tremendous congregational change be minimized for the religious school and those it serves? What are the … [Read more...] about Congregational Mergers: Impact and Opportunities for Religious Schools
By Melissa Goraj, CPA
During the second decade of the 21st century, software transformed how we interact with our communities. In 2010, WiFi was slow, smart phones were rare, and Facebook was still (mostly) for college students. As we close out 2019, we can reflect on how … [Read more...] about Ready for the 2020s?
3 Reasons Why Your Organization Needs a Technology Strategy
By Joseph Stinn The end of the year is a popular time to give to charity. Historically, Americans have made 30% of their annual donations in December. Many of them get a head start on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving during the global online fundraising campaign … [Read more...] about Donors Need to Stop Pressuring Nonprofits to Pinch Pennies
By Madison Jackson I am sitting at my work computer planning a Hanukkah program for kindergarten to sixth-graders. Opening a search engine, I type the words “rules for a dreidel spinoff.” As I click the very first link that appears on Google I am taken aback when I read “the Yi … [Read more...] about This Hanukkah, Embrace Yiddishism