According to Israel Radio, a Brooklyn Orthodox millionaire donated $13 million directly to the Israeli government to support efforts to repair damage caused by last week's fire in the Carmel. The individual asked to remain anonymous. The donation was transferred yesterday … [Read more...] about U.S. Orthodox Millionaire Donates $13m for Carmel Fire Damage
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Making Service Matter an editorial from the Jewish Daily Forward Volunteerism comes in all shapes, sizes and outcomes. There are the one-day service projects that can galvanize those who participate, but may not always have the kind of oomph that leads to lasting change. … [Read more...] about Volunteerism Comes in all Shapes, Sizes and Outcomes
by Robert I. Evans It’s that time of the year for my wife and me, too. Time to decide about year-end charitable gifts ... culled from the accumulated batch of seemingly endless mail appeals we have received in recent weeks and which I have stacked for review. We note that m … [Read more...] about Confessions of A Fundraiser: Where and To What Shall I Give?
Want to attract Millennial donors? Understand what they have to contribute. New study highlights differences between generations and their attitudes toward giving. A new report published by Giving USA Foundation and researched and written by the Center on Philanthropy at … [Read more...] about Charitable Giving and the Millennial Generation
The Blackbaud Index, which was updated today, is reporting that in October, overall giving was up 4.9% over 2009 and online giving was up 16.2%. The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving launched in June 2010 and was followed by the release of The Blackbaud Index of Online … [Read more...] about Double-digit Growth Continues for Online Fundraising