The Week That Was: August 5-11

In today’s world, no nonprofit organization would think twice about collecting, and hopefully analyzing, information about their donors. So too, with website traffic. For how else can one effectively judge site visitors’ demographics and interests?

Based on site and RSS feed analytics, here – in alphabetical order – are the most popular posts on eJewish Philanthropy last week:

A Response to The Redemption of Hebrew School
by Ana Fuchs

I am writing to share that there is a new, small but growing model with the potential to transform supplemental education – the five-day-a-week Jewish afterschool program.

As the Face of Philanthropy Changes, So Should the Faces that Promote It
by Robert I. Evans and Avrum D. Lapin

Call it “Development for a New Millennium:” with the rise of online giving, the popularity of strategic charitable investments, and untold changes in not just how but where people are giving, the need for strong professional leadership, in the form of a talented Development Director to ensure effective fundraising efforts within a nonprofit organization, is more important than ever.

Foundations Invest $6m. to Strengthen Moishe House

Seeking to help Moishe House implement a new Strategic Growth Plan to broaden and deepen its impact on Jewish young adults, the Jim Joseph Foundation, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Leichtag Foundation, Genesis Philanthropy Group and Maimonides Fund announced a total of $6 million of investment to the organization.

Unpacking Chabad: Their Ten Core Elements for Success
by Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.

In analyzing their mission, structure, and program, I have identified ten operational principles that seem to define the core elements of Chabad’s impact and success.

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