Three Questions And Three Certainties: Philanthropy In The New Economy

The New York Jewish Week.

Just a year after economists say the “Great Recession” ended, instability and market crisis are rearing their ugly heads again. For the Jewish community, the ongoing economic turmoil may again threaten many of our institutions that depend on philanthropic support to sustain us culturally, spiritually, and — often — physically. However, as the Jewish community enters a new period of financial uncertainty, we need to recognize that going into “crisis mode” misses the opportunity to learn important lessons and make real strategic changes.

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Connected Citizens: The Power, Peril and Potential of Networks

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Diana Scearce, Monitor Institute, Knight Foundation

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Millennial Donors Report 2011

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Funders Unite to Launch Special Needs and Disabilities Network at JFN

New York—The Jewish Funders Network announced the formation of a peer network of funders dedicated to elevating special needs and disability advocacy in the Jewish community.

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How Do We Approach Impact and Evaluation in the Context of Scale?

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By Dara Major, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

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Family Philanthropy Beyond Borders: Best Practices for Family Foundations with Geographically Dispersed Board Members

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Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, J. F Maddox Foundation

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Mapping of Support Centers for Families of Special Needs Children

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Noga Sagiv, Ellen Milshtein, Efrat Benn, Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute, Ashalim, Mandell Berman Fund for Research on Children with Disabilities

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Jewish Texts About Giving

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Expanding the Impact of Grantees: How Do We Build the Capacity of Nonprofits to Evaluate, Learn and Improve?

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Trading Power

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Ambrose Clancy, Council on Foundations, 21/64, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, Resource Generation

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