As funders, we need to stop watching [the] deterioration of civility from the sidelines. We certainly are part of the problem, but we are also part of the solution. By choosing who, what, and how we fund, we can reward or punish specific behaviors.
In this piece for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Kimberly Dasher Tripp & Michael Kleinman offer five suggestions that new philanthropists should consider to more effectively maximize and measure impact.
In the final installment of a four-part series about the long-term impact of Jewish teen philanthropy in eJewish Philanthropy, Dafna Laskin, Communications Associate with JTFN, highlights how one teen's involvement in his local Jewish youth philanthropy program helped him find his Jewish
In Part 3 of a series about the long-term impact of Jewish teen philanthropy in eJewish Philanthropy, Briana Holtzman, Program Director of JTFN’s Teen Foundation Board Incubator, discusses several of the less obvious benefits of Jewish teen philanthropy programs.
Every time I go back to Argentina my mother makes me feel like a child. She reminds me to button up my coat, impervious to the fact that I survive quite well during the other 350 days of the year, many of which I spent in freezing temperatures.
Nonprofits don’t have discrete ambitions. They want to quickly grow their seed money so they can expand programs that have both a measurable and meaningful impact. It’s one way philanthropists define “scale.”