Ronit Amit, executive director of the Gandyr Foundation, presents a landscape view of the Israeli funding sector in this brown-bag lunch for JFN members. Ronit will share key takeaways from her ongoing look at how funders work strategically to accomplish their goals. Through a series of interviews with leaders in the field, she has found that—while Israeli funders are increasingly thinking about strategy as a core part of their work—they have a long way to go.
Taking a field-wide perspective, Sean Stannard-Stockton suggests that the Hewlett Foundation take advantage of its role as a leader in philanthropy writ large in selecting its next president.
Karim Shalaby critically examines the implicit divide between "strategic giving" and "charitable giving" for Alliance magazine's blog.
CEP shares the takeaways from their new report, "Rhetoric versus Reality: A Strategic Disconnect at Community Foundations," which finds a gap between community foundations' desire fo
When funders think about how they can make an impact, Ellen Remmer finds that they tend to go through some common stages, which she calls: Readiness; Getting It; In Action; and Even More.