Some new resources from the Association of Fundraising Professionals: Welcome to Web 2.0: Where Community Comes First, Then Fundraising With all the buzz around social networking, what should a fundraiser do about it? Is it worth your time? Jono Smith, vice president of … [Read more...] about Tapping Into Social Networks to Raise Funds and Build Community
Jewish Philanthropy. Chronicled.
by Jeannie Gerzon Most small non-profits don’t have the luxury of an endowment. The good news is they also don’t have to worry about having invested in a Madoff feeder fund or lost 50% of the value of the endowment. However, the worse news is their ongoing sources of funding ha … [Read more...] about Good News Bad News for Smaller Non-Profits
During the past several weeks we have read about major staff reductions taking place across the Jewish world. Tens of valued professional Jewish communal workers along with competent and loyal administrative and support staff have received pink slips - in some cases they were … [Read more...] about The Ethics of Downsizing
This is the third in a series by Alan Kravitz on basic elements of a Madoff Communications Plan. Alan has previously written about annual reports and establishing a Madoff Q and A. When I was growing up, I lived for a show called Schoolhouse Rock. I seriously don’t think I c … [Read more...] about A Valuable Lesson of Schoolhouse Rock: Don’t Be Afraid to Be Funny
The controversy continues at Brandeis University over the announcement to close the Rose Art Museum. Now, for the first time, the Rose family has publicly joined the discussion: Statement of the Rose Family We speak on behalf of over 50 living members of the Rose Family. The … [Read more...] about Remember Your Donors