Watch the webinar recording on Metrics in Philanthropy

If you weren’t able to join us yesterday for our lunchtime webinar on “Tools for Philanthropic Impact, Session 2: Metrics in Philanthropy,” we are pleased to provide a link to a recording of this dynamic conversation about a hot topic in the field of philanthropy. We are very grateful to our speakers—Rella Kaplowitz, Mirele Goldsmith…

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Reflections on the JCF-JFN Collaborative Event in Jerusalem

By David Roth (This blog post originally appeared on the JFN website and is reprinted with permission). On February 17, 2016, JFN held a joint event in Jerusalem with the Jewish Communal Fund. I was very moved by the partnership between the two organizations as I am both a JFN member and have a donor…

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Why Metrics Matter In Jewish Philanthropy

(This blog post originally appeared in the Jewish Week). My grandfather, may his memory be for a blessing, used to receive hundreds of envelopes from charities. Every month, he would work through the stacks of solicitations and joyfully write out checks for $5, $10 or $18. Though he was a retired butcher and not a…

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Jewish Communal Fund Hosts Lunch & Learn Focusing on Trends in Israeli Philanthropy

Talk highlights dramatic shifts happening in Israeli philanthropy. JCF fund holders had the opportunity to learn more about Israel’s growing philanthropic community last week at a Lunch & Learn with Sigal Yaniv Feller, the Director of Advisory Services in Israel at Jewish Funders Network. Sigal’s insightful presentation took fund holders on a journey dating back 70…

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JCF To Lead Legacy & Succession Planning Breakfast Roundtable at JFN Conference

Headed to sunny Miami for the 2014 Jewish Funders Network Conference? Join JCF’s Ellen Israelson and Tamar Snyder at a breakfast roundtable at the Cabana Club on Tuesday morning (March 11) on the topic: “Legacy & Succession Planning: Innovative Tools to Spark Meaningful Conversation.” Together we will explore innovative tools and resources JCF has created to…

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