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8 Steps to a Successful #GivingTuesdayWritten by | Posted on Nov 11, 2014
Interested in the whole #GivingTuesday idea but unsure what your organization can do to be part of the global movement. Here are eight concrete steps that can help your organization take advantage of the wave of generosity and connect with all those unselfish people out there, just waiting to step up and make a difference.
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Ego, Giving and the Jewish TraditionWritten by | Posted on Nov 20, 2014
Is the Jewish concept of Tzedakah inherently different from contemporary philanthropy? Does Jewish tradition demand total altruism, or does it make room for a complex mix of motivating factors behind good deeds? In this piece, the authors interview two well known rabbis to address these and other questions related to giving.Read more »
Ask the Fundraising Experts:Written by | Posted on Nov 09, 2014
Question: I have been reading and hearing a lot about donor advised funds. How can my organization tap into this funding source?
When a Donation Steers Off CourseWritten by | Posted on Nov 07, 2014
What do our own Robert Evans and Garth Brooks have in common? They are both featured in the NY Times article titled “When a Donation Steers Off Course.”
What happens when a donor feels that an organization isn’t losing his or her gift properly? At the most extreme case, a lawsuit can result, which is what happened several years ago involving a donation made by country music superstar Garth Brooks.Read more »