Innovation Grants Are Helping Federations Launch Crowdfunding Campaigns

Innovation Grants from a national Federation fund are helping small and intermediate Federations launch crowdfunding campaigns. Akron’s Razoo campaign to restore a Jewish cemetery surpassed its goal and also raised funds for other local Jewish institutions; Chattanooga and Ann Arbor will …

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, July 22, 2015

A philanthropic foundation created by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner devotes itself to promoting intergenerational programs. The head of the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America discusses the approaches Jewish organizations should take when discussing important public issues.

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The 2015 GA Now Begins at 2 PM on November 8

GA 2015 now begins at 2 PM! Sunday’s opening plenary starts early, followed by an additional round of breakout sessions that afternoon. The extended conference also features more time to engage with peers at FEDovation sessions, now being held on both Monday AND Tuesday. Register today.

Customizable Rosh Hashanah Marketing Material Is Available for Federations

Customizable Rosh Hashanah marketing materials are now available for Federations launching campaigns for the Sept. 13-15 holiday.

The collateral, including print and online ads and a fundraising letter written by a direct marketing expert, asks community members to start the New Year by he…

Dr. Robert Satloff Will Discuss Iran on a July 23 Federation-Hosted Webcast

Dr. Robert Satloff, an expert in Middle East policy and the executive director of the Washington Institute, will discuss the global implications of the Iran agreement on a Federation-hosted webcast on Thursday, July 23 at 12:30 PM ET.

The New York Times recently highlighted the Institu…