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How to Evaluate Grantees' Financial Positions: Formulas You Can Use

As the Office Manager of a small non-profit like JFN, my responsibilities are incredibly varied. Among them are liaising between our board of directors and staff, coordinating IT between our main office in NY and our teams in Israel and California, maintaining our CEO’s hectic calendar, and of course, keeping our coffee supply well stocked in the office.

Alongside the above, I also have a level of fiscal responsibility. I work with our COO and finance teams to process all of our accounts payable files, I am connected with our banking & finance teams in processing receivables via check and credit card, and I also do some work in packaging our organizational budgets for approval during our board of directors meetings.

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Welfare Nonprofits in Israel: A Comprehensive Overview

Authors: Shavit Madhala, Michal Almog-Bar, John Gal
From the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel

The study includes an analysis of active organizations working in the field of welfare between the years of 2013 and 2016 whose annual revenues exceeded NIS 500,000 – a total of 748 organizations. The research examines characteristics such as sources of revenue, the number of paid staff and volunteers, and the target populations they aim to reach.

The organizations are classified according to how long they have been operating, the scope of their economic activity, their geographic distribution, and other characteristics.

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The New Normal: Capacity Building During a Time of Disruption

From Open Impact

Authors: Adene Sacks, Heather McLeod Grant, and Kate Wilkinson

How is the current economic and political environment impacting the capacity building needs of social-change leaders, nonprofits, networks, and movements? How are funders responding to these changing needs, and how can they better support this work going forward? 

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Power Moves: Your Essential Philanthropy Assessment Guide for Equity and Justice

Power Moves: Your essential philanthropy assessment guide for equity and justice is a complete self-assessment toolkit to determine how well you are fully how well they are building, sharing and wielding power and identify ways to transform your programs and operations for lasting, equitable impact.

It includes ready-to-use guides, insightful anecdotes and comprehensive resources to help you on your power journey towards high-impact giving.

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Open for Good: Knowledge Sharing to Strengthen Grantmaking

By Clare Nolan, Janet Camarena, & Jen Bokoff

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The Next Generation of American Giving: The Charitable Habits of Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, Baby Boomers, and Matures

Blackbuad Institute for Philanthropic Impact

Key findings include:

  • Fewer Americans give;
  • Giving is distributed across more channels than ever before;
  • Baby Boomers remain the most generous generation, and the number of Boomers saying they give is increasing;
  • Generation X is on deck…and there are way more Gen X-ers than you think

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Being the Change: 12 Ways Foundations Are Transforming Themselves to Transform Their Impact

Many foundations are adopting new approaches for creating social change—approaches that aim to influence the actions and investments of the public and private sector, as well as address the complex conditions that hold social problems in place.

Based on interviews with 114 practitioners representing 50 foundations and 8 philanthropic services organizations, Being the Change explores how foundations are applying their assets, knowledge, skills, networks, and people in new ways in order to create impact at scale and change systems.

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Giving Jewish: How Big Funders Have Transformed American Jewish Philanthropy

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Beyond the D'var Torah: What Does Rich Jewish Content Mean?

What does "rich Jewish content" mean? What is the value of engaging more deeply with Jewish text, tradition, and values? Rabbis, educators, and other community experts respond.

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