Memorial Day Weekend Reading

Suffering for Your Art? Maybe You Need a Patron | Jennifer Miller, New York Times
(Several of the patrons named in this article are Jewish. I wonder how this trend will play out in the world of Jewish arts and culture.)

Summer Reading List from JTFN

ירושלים: לחפש ראשית את האיחוד בינינו | Daniel Goldman, Israel Hayom

5 Building Blocks of a Successful Media Strategy for Funders | Exponent Philanthropy

How donor-centrism perpetuates inequity, and why we must move toward community-centric fundraising | Vu Le, Nonprofit AF

9 Principles of Community-Centric Fundraising | Vu Le, Nonprofit AF

Fifty Years After: Reflections on the Zionist Dream and Israel’s Story June 1967 | Steven Windmueller, eJewish Philanthropy

How the Wealthy Talk to Their Children About Money | Paul Sullivan, The New York Times

GOP Tax Plan Would Reduce Giving by $13 Billion, Study Finds | Alex Daniels, The Chronicle of Philanthropy ($)

A new study by Independent Sector and the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy estimates that increasing the standard deduction and decreasing marginal tax rates (as has been proposed in the House Tax Blueprint and the White House's tax plan) would decrease charitable giving by $13.1 billion. [As summarized by the Council on Foundations' Washington Snapshot newsletter.]

Shabbat shalom, happy Memorial Day (to US readers), chag Shavuot sameach, and have a great summer!