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Can American Jewry Catch the Wave of Generosity?

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Jun 24, 2015

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.


This article originally appeared in The Washington Jewish Week.
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What the Giving USA Results Mean for the Jewish Community

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Jun 22, 2015

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?


This article original appeared on
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Robert Evans Talks Corporate Philanthropy

Written by Bryan Schwartzman | Posted on Jun 20, 2015

Robert Evans, president of the Evans Consulting Group, is featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer piece, offering his analysis of the Giving USA report, with a particular focus on corporate philanthropy.

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Robert Evans Featured on Marketwatch

Written by Bryan Schwartzman | Posted on Jun 18, 2015 was among the many national publications and websites that reported on the June 16th release of the 60th annual Giving USA report.

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Good and Bad Reports for the Nonprofit Sector

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on Jun 16, 2015

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.


This op-ed originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer and on
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The Ten Commandments of Successful Grant Writing

Written by Guest Blogger - Marsha Atkind | Posted on Jun 08, 2015

The Executive Director / CEO of the Health Care Foundation of New Jersey offers nonprofits ten essential tips for applying for foundation grants. 

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The Essential Mission of Arts Organizations

Written by Robert Evans | Posted on May 29, 2015

Robert Evans dissects two recent articles that, at first glance, seem quite different. But both raise questions about the fundamental role of arts and culture organizations. Weaving together a sophisticated case, Evans argues that core mission of arts organizations must be to instill a love and appreciation of the arts in as broad a segment of society as possible. 

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#GivingTuesday – A Day the World Comes Together to Give

Written by Guest Blogger - Kait Sheridan | Posted on May 21, 2015

A representative of the 92Y, the organization that created #GivingTuesday, offers some advice for nonprofits on how to join the movement.

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The Dangerous Case of the Endless Meeting

Written by Robert H. Isaacs | Posted on May 21, 2015

A nonprofit’s volunteer resources are as important as its financial resources. One sure way for a nonprofit to squander such resources is to run pointless, endless board meetings. 

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Getting Started with #GivingTuesday

Written by Ross Kasper | Posted on May 18, 2015

In the first piece in a series on preparing for #GivingTuesday, we provide, concrete, initial steps that organizations can take to participate in a global social media and philanthropic phenomenon. 

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