Do you have an idea to change the world? If so, pre-applications for Summer 2009 PresenTense Fellowships are now available. The PresenTense Fellowship begins mid-June with an intensive six-week bootcamp for social entrepreneurs. Based in Jerusalem, the Fellows are … [Read more...] about Are You a Social Pioneer?
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’
In a new twist to utilizing various Web 2.0 tools to publicize your mission, FORGE, an Oakland, Calif., charity facing a $90,000 budget shortfall, has taken the unusual step of blogging about the foundation’s troubles on the Skoll Foundation’s Social Edge Web site. from the San … [Read more...] about Messaging In a Time of Crisis
The opening of the UJC's General Assembly last night also witnessed the launch of JGooders, a groundbreaking online arena for Jewish Good Doing. Drawing on some of the best concepts from the U.S. and U.K., and focusing solely on Jewish and Israeli charities, JGooders philosophy … [Read more...] about Think Big to Make Change Happen
Following are items on other Web sites that are of interest to our philanthropic world. from The Australian Jewish News: Financial instability may hit Yom Kippur fund-raising WITH a fluctuating stock market and uncertainty about the future of investments and … [Read more...] about MediaWatch: Our Jewish World