Bob Evans dissects the current iteration of the Philanthropy.com Major Donors List to specifically look at what Jewish donors are doing with their dollars.
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Jewish Commitment to the Environment Growing but Uneven Despite Significant Giving by Other U.S. DonorsWritten by | Posted on Jul 12, 2016
In this article, recently featured on www.ejewishphilanthropy.com, Robert Evans ponders why Jewish donors might not have the environment as high on their priority list as some others.Read More »
Though this was a thoughtful and difficult decision for the leadership of the two congregations, the harder work – that of integrating their members into one institution and beginning a new history together – represented the real challenge.Read More »
The more than 5,000 people who attended the 2015 URJ Biennial heard from Vice President Joe Biden among other dignitaries. The gathering was high on inspiration and vision. How do participants capture that energy and build momentum in their home communities? Start by meeting with donors and sharing some of the powerful ideas raised.
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Dissatisfied with the results of your congregation’s recent High Holiday appeals? Thinking the appeal has run its course? Before dispensing with a time honored practice of soliciting support, consider revitalizing the appeal.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.