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Using Evaluation as a Strategic Intervention

Why foundations and social entrepreneurs seeking to maximize the impact of their investments should consider the dramatic leveraging potential of program evaluation. [More...]
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Foundation Chief Executives as Artful Jugglers

Despite their being more than 115,000 U.S. foundations controlling hundreds of billions of dollars in assets, determining what makes a foundation CEO successful is a deceptively challenging question to answer. [More...]
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Philanthropic Priorities in Light of Pew

JFN President and CEO Andrés Spokoiny writes that the Pew Report showed the complexities – some fascinating, some troubling – of living in an era of radical free choice in which the internal and external bounds that have kept Jews together are being dramatically [More...]
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The Power of the Collective: Israeli Philanthropists Join Forces

Funders who have encouraged the NGOs they support in Israel to join forces are now taking their own advice to heart, serving as role models in the not-for-profit world by championing the concept of collaboration, says Offi Zisser, JFN Israel's Director of Advisory Services. [More...]
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When You're Connected, You Give: A Conversation with Shawn Landres

The co-founder of Jumpstart talks about who gives what in the Jewish world and how that affects congregations. [More...]