The premiere episode of What Gives? The Jewish philanthropy podcast from Jewish Funders Network.
Guest: Lisa Eisen, President of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation's U.S. Jewish Portfolio.Read more
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.Read more
Philanthropy is evolving more quickly than ever with new societal challenges, new players, and new strategies. Funders are seeking to increase their effectiveness, and want clear, practical guidance for getting there. This GrantCraft leadership series paper produced in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA), explores the core frameworks that shape private foundations, and offers a roadmap for funders interested in reflecting on these frameworks to better align purpose, public benefit, and action.Read more
When it comes to private foundations in the U.S., the perception is very different from the reality.Read more
Cathy Pharoah, Charles Keidan and Jillian Gordon, ESRC Research Centre for Charitable Giving, Pears Foundation and Hunter Centre for EntrepreneurshipRead more
Ellie Buteau and Phil Buchanan, Center for Effective PhilanthropyRead more
Writing in the Journal of Jewish Communal Service, Charles "Chip" Edelsberg, Executive Director of the Jim Joseph Foundation, shares the differences between federation and foundation fundraising and how these two distinct fields influence and support one another.Read more