eJP exists partially to connect and empower the people, organizations and entities that are creating positive, lasting change in our world. Through events, both virtual and in-person, Facebook groups and programs focused on leadership, scholarship and mentorship, many eat, sleep, … [Read more...] about Have an Impact Story to Share?
By Zev Eleff, Lauren Raff, William Gomberg, and Alex Jakubowski In August 2000, a team of Brandeis University researchers published “preliminary findings” of Birthright Israel’s impact on participants. By then, the nascent program had flown 5,000 college students and young adul … [Read more...] about The Possibilities for Impact: Presenting a Guide for the Field
By Miriam Brosseau With the recent turn of many organizations’ fiscal years, and the upcoming Jewish holidays (always sooner than we think), our collective organizational minds begin to orient to what’s to come. We get (yet) another chance at renewal, and an opportunity to bet … [Read more...] about Impact is a Story – Here’s How to Listen For It
By Dr. Eric Lankin Sitting with a potential donor, I told the story of Netanel, a young teen originally from Ethiopia, now living in Israel, who while skipping school walked past a local community center in Netivot. He stood by the fence watching a youth basketball game. That … [Read more...] about Tell the Stories of Impact
By Larry Brooks In his book, Good to Great and The Social Sectors, Jim Collins articulated a question many struggled to ask. Namely, how could the nonprofit sector shift its focus from inputs to outputs, which moves us closer to measuring the genuine impact of the … [Read more...] about Making an impact – Thoughts on Allocating Jewish Philanthropic Time and Resources in 2018