It’s Not Your Grandfather’s Charitable Organization Anymore
The world of philanthropy and social impact is undergoing rapid change.Read more
The Jewish Philanthropic Response to Meet the Challenge of Healthy Aging
We’re living longer. Now we just need to learn how to live better.Read more
Video: Growing Strong, Healthy Grantees—Organizational Health at Every Age and StageShare
Greenbook: Jewish Day School Financial Sustainability and Affordability
The first Greenbook is “Jewish Day School Financial Sustainability and Affordability: A Guide for Funders,” by Daniel M. Held, a doctoral student at the Jewish Theological Seminary. It was reviewed by an advisory group of active day school funders.Read more
Jewish Funders Network Unveils Guides to Enable Smarter Giving by Funders
NEW YORK, January 9, 2014—The Jewish Funders Network today launched a series of guides aimed at supporting funders to optimize the impact of their giving.
Called Greenbooks, they are written specifically for funders. Each guide will focus on a specific funding area in the Jewish community, outline issues, strategies and approaches funders can utilize as they seek to effect change.Read more
Giving Wisely and With Impact: Part 4
Most philanthropic milestones know no religious or cultural boundaries. Still, some Jewish traditions add extra dimensions to the journey of giving. Tzedakah commands Jews to give as an act of justice, rather than to burnish one’s virtue.
Jewish Social Change Groups Awarded Nearly $500,000 in Grants Through Jewish Funders Network Matching Fund Program
Seven foundations match pledges from JFN Members to pursue human rights, sustainable agriculture, and economic and social justice projects.