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    Philanthropist Resource Guide (PRG)

    An inventory of approximately 200 organizations across the United States that work to support the philanthropic activities of high net worth (HNW) donors by Stanford PACS.

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    Strengthening Grantees: Foundation and Nonprofit Perspectives

    Based on survey responses from 170 nonprofit CEOs and 187 foundation leaders who primarily oversee programmatic work at their organizations, Strengthening Grantees: Foundation and Nonprofit Perspectives provides a comprehensive examination of foundations’ efforts to strengthen grantee organizations and leaders. The data reveals that foundations are not as in touch with nonprofits’ needs as they think they are, and that both foundations and nonprofits alike have a role to play in closing the gap between the support nonprofits need and the support foundations provide.

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  • Upcoming events

    Human Rights Funders Network Conference 2018 (Third Party Event)
    Monday, October 15, 2018 at 09:00 AM through October 18, 2018


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    More information will be provided at the Human Rights Funders Network website,

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    iRep Study Day — Religion and State Insiders Yom Iyyun (Third Party Event)
    Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 08:45 AM


    The iRep Religion and State Insiders Study Day—a session of the 2018 JFNA GA—includes deep dives into the trends within Israeli society that have shaped the ”hot topic” policies of Shabbat in the public sphere, marriage freedom, the Rabbinate monopoly over kashrut, conversion and more.

    Engage with individuals from across Israeli society who have created the "Religion and State" landscape and discourse, including the National Religious, ultra-Orthodox, secular and liberal streams as well as those from Israel’s Russian-speaking community. Then emerge from the seminar with new knowledge and a deeper understanding of the issues at stake and the dynamics that form them.

    JFN President & CEO Andrés Spokoiny will be among the speakers.

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    Building & Strengthening the Impact Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Israel Matching Grant: Funder Information Session
    Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    If you are a funder involved or interested in the field of Impact Entrepreneurship, you are invited to an information session re the Impact Entrepreneurship matching grant initiative.

    In June 2018, The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation (Israel), in partnership with the Jewish Funders Network, has created a $1 million matching grant initiative to help build the ecosystem of impact entrepreneurship in Israel and generate a greater ongoing philanthropic commitment to the field.

    Impact entrepreneurship describes an intentional approach to addressing unmet social and environmental needs, alongside a measurable financially sustainable business model. The growing impact innovation ecosystem provides capital, products, tools, and methods to address the world’s most pressing challenges in sectors such as sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and affordable and accessible basic services including housing, healthcare, and education.

    The information session will provide an opportunity to get all the details and learn about the field from active investors.

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    5:00 Elli Booch, Director of philanthropy, Edmond De Rothschild Foundation Israel
    5:15 Interview with Linda Streit, Daniel Howard Trust and Lior Shalev, CEO AlgeCore Technologies, Board Member & Investor, Ed Tech Israel
    6:00 Emily Friedman-Novak, JFN: About the MG program + Q & A

    We look forward to seeing you!

    For more information, see the matching grant Website

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