by Avishag Rudich and Professor Hillel Schmidt: Philanthropy plays a vital role in Israeli society, but many feel there is room to enlarge the scope and generosity of philanthropists. Whereas until the last decade the main players in the field were the federations of the … [Read more...] about An Old-New Phenomenon
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
from Fundraising Success Magazine; by Eileen Heisman, president and CEO of National Philanthropic Trust: Don’t Let a Dark Economy Leave Fundraising in the Shadows With the economic slump, the significant decline of the stock market, and consumer confidence at historic lows, … [Read more...] about The Glass Is Half Full
New Media Fundraising New interactive technologies are swiftly becoming a key element in the fundraising mix. Innovations generated during the last decade include Internet applications, mobile technologies and interactive television. Charities are now gearing up to use some of … [Read more...] about The Advantages of New Technology
an opinion piece from The New York Jewish Week; by Felicia Herman, executive director of Natan and Nigel Savage, executive director of Hazon: Time To Increase Funds For Innovative Groups In the next three years, Jewish foundations and significant individual Jewish funders … [Read more...] about Securing Our Future Through the ‘Innovation Sector’
from an opinion piece in The Jerusalem Post by Shimon Arbel, Director of Public Affairs and Resource Development, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology: The new economic reality will also undoubtedly move donors to be more focused in their philanthropy, supporting only those … [Read more...] about Philanthropy In a Time of Uncertainty