Giving Wisely and With Impact: Part 3

The most-effective philanthropists know not to go it alone.

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Giving Wisely and With Impact: Part 2

Philanthropists and funders want to do much more than write a check. Instead, they respond to a need to connect their giving to their convictions and motivations.

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Your Jewish Philanthropy Roadmap

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Helping Local and National Funders Do More Together

This blog post is from Emily Wexler of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, who will present a webinar on Thursday, Jan. 9, in partnership with JFN, on the promises and pitfalls of local and national funder collaborations. Emily will discuss the potential advantages of local-national partnerships and offer lessons that enhance their effectiveness.

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Giving Wisely and With Impact

For many Jews, giving is a part of who they are. After all, tzedakah literally means “justice,” even though it’s often translated as charity. It’s a way to create a world where fairness is the rule rather than the exception. Since giving is a central tenet of Judaism, tzedakah is also a way to manifest the values Jews hold most deep.

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Jerusalem Social Entrepreneurs and Artists Awarded Funds by Leichtag Foundation through JFN Matching Grant Program

Funding from JFN Members Aims to Promote Jerusalem as Hub of Israeli Creative Thinking

NEW YORK, January 2, 2014 -- An artists’ project, a dance company, and an NGO that uses film to promote nonviolence among Israelis and Palestinians are among the grantees from the first round of a matching grant program devoted to furthering social and cultural programs in Jerusalem.

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Remembering Edgar Bronfman

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A Lot to Give (and Listen To)

The public radio program “Marketplace” last week ran an in-depth series on philanthropy called “A Lot to Give,” which did a deep dive on many of the pressing issues in the field--the good, the bad, the tax deduction.

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Video: An Insider's Look at JEDLAB

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Video: Impact Investing Part 4—Case Studies in Israel

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