Rabbi Dov Linzer, Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, reviews JFN's Guide to Jewish Values & Disability Rights.
Taking chances, setting high standards, making long-term commitments to improvements, and defining and then measuring success can put nonprofits, NGOs, and foundations in a better position to draw in supporters of all kinds.
JFN member Jay Ruderman (writing w Danny Woodburn) in the Los Angeles Times.
A new grantmaking approach is needed—one that provides enough money for nonprofits to pay for all their operations, not just programs and services. The first step toward achieving that is for grantmakers to realize that different types of nonprofits have different cost structures.
Libi Baehr explains how Sixth & I Historic Synagogue leveraged collective giving to qualify for JFN's Avenues to Engagement for Intermarried Families Matching Grant Initiative in honor of Genesis Prize Laureate Michael Douglas.
For the second year in a row, the proceeds of the Genesis Prize award were doubled to $2 million by a $1 million contribution from philanthropist Roman Abramovich.
JFN members step up for Syrian refugees: JDC and Georgette Bennett (working via Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees).
In the coming weeks, you will hear details about some very exciting initiatives in both culture and music, and the establishment of a partnership with Matan in Israel and the Jewish Funders Network in the United States, which will lead to significant investment in supporting persons with disabili
Douglas, the son of Jewish actor Kirk Douglas and non-Jewish actress Diana Douglas Webster, declined to accept the prize money and instead redirected it to fund projects that promote inclusion in Jewish life.
The Ruderman Family Foundation has opened the nomination period for its international Ruderman Prize in Inclusion, which awards companies and organizations operating innovative programs and services that foster the full inclusion of people with disabilities.