The leaders of nonprofit arts and culture organizations may not think of themselves as entrepreneurs. But guest blogger Elaine Grogan Luttrull argues that arts groups must adopt the entrepreneurial spirit if they are to survive in a competitive marketplace and supplement philanthropy with earned income.Read More »
Robert Evans makes an ethical and practical case against commission-based fundraising. Despite attempts by the mainstream nonprofit community to discourage commission-based relationships, the practice persists – and it fuels donor skepticism.Read More »
A number of synagogues have ditched the century-old financial model of charging dues for membership. What is driving the change? Is it part of a broader shift taking place in American religious and organizational life?
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The 60th annual Giving USA survey demonstrated that philanthropy has recovered from the Great Recession and that giving to nearly nonprofit sectors have increased. That is great news for Jewish organizations, but serious challenges remain.
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The 60th annual Giving USA survey showed that 2014 was a banner year for American philanthropy. What does this mean for Jewish organizations, which have struggled in the wake of the Great Recession?
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It is the best of times and the worst of times for the nonprofit world. The 60th annual Giving USA report showed that 2014 was a banner year for American philanthropy. But recent headlines highlighting the improper behavior of certain nonprofits has cast the whole sector in a negative light.