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.Read more
Cross-Section: A Look at Jewish Arts and Culture in North America Today Through the Lens of Artists and Arts Organizations
This report, based on in-depth interviews with a broad range of artists, presenters, arts nonprofit leaders, and funders, finds that the field of Jewish arts and culture in North America is in serious need of three things:
- More support for Jewish artists and arts organizations
- More robust distribution networks
- More engaged and coordinated funders
Recommendations for Best Work Practices between Nonprofit Organizations and Foundations 2015–2017
Conclusions from a series of meetings of nonprofit and philanthropic foundation CEOs in Israel
By the CEOs Organization and the Forum of Foundations in Israel
Impact Investing reports from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Two new reports from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors explore impact investing:Read more
Relationships Matter: Program Officers, Grantees, and the Keys to Success
Relationships between funders and their grantees are crucial because the two must work well together if they are to achieve shared goals. But funder–grantee relationships can be fraught due to the inherent power imbalance between those who have resources and those who need them. How can funders effectively navigate this dynamic to build and maintain strong relationships with their grantees?Read more
Are Jewish Organizations Great Places to Work? Results from the Second Annual Employee Engagement Survey
Jewish nonprofits are not yet the leading places to work; however, there is an increased recognition of this challenge and the need to address it.
This report presents findings of the second annual survey of employees of American Jewish nonprofits conducted by Leading Edge.Read more
The Landscape of Giving Circles/Collective Giving Groups in the U.S.
Giving circles and other forms of collective giving (hereafter referred to as GCs) have grown significantly in visibility and popularity over the past 15 years. Previous research has illuminated the positive impact that participation has on the giving and civic engagement of donors. This research presents an updated understanding of the current landscape of GCs and similar models of collective giving or giving collaboratives in the United States.Read more
Going Beyond Giving: Perspectives on the Philanthropic Practices of High and Ultra-High Net Worth Donors
The Philanthropy Workshop's report, Going Beyond Giving: Perspectives on the philanthropic practices of high and ultra-high net worth donors, seeks to better understand high and ultra-high net worth philanthropists' motivations, actions, and practices.Read more