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When a foundation decides to stop funding a program or wind down its operations, it's vital its leaders recognize the disruption the end of funding will cause for grantees and help them transition accordingly.
Why foundations and social entrepreneurs seeking to maximize the impact of their investments should consider the dramatic leveraging potential of program evaluation.
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.
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
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.
At the JFN International Conference in March, there was a seminar that exposed funders to the world of design thinking. Now we're starting to see how the core concepts from this exciting field are seeping into the world of Jewish philanthropy.
Meet the millennials.
Actually, you already have. They’re the generation born from 1979 to 1990. If you’re not one of them, then you probably have at least a few in your life.
By Julie Hammerman
Impact investing has become quite popular lately, but it’s simply a new approach based on a very old concept – investing with one’s values to positively impact the world and minimize harm.