Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Third Sector is not “Non-Profit”

On June 2, I had the pleasure of attending an event sponsored by Nefesh b’Nefesh, Hebrew University, and the Jerusalem Municipality entitled: “Build Your Career in Jerusalem!”. (I apologize for the delay in posting this article; most off my posts … Continue reading

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“Resource Development” vs “Fundraising”

On May 28, I had the pleasure of attending a meeting of Israel’s Fundraisers Forum, organized by “Renaissance Man” Ron Allswang. The topic of the meeting was: “Small Versus Large Donors: What’s the Right Strategy for My Organization?” (I apologize … Continue reading

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Gender Gap Continues for US & Canadian Fundraisers … What About Israel?

On May 17, an article was posted by eJewish Philanthropy, which discussed the results of a report done by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. The report stated that while the majority of fundraisers in the US and Canada are seeing … Continue reading

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Non-profit social justice-minded organizations no better employers than their for-profit colleagues, BGU researchers find

On May 13th, Ben Gurion University released a study titled: “Non-profit social justice-minded organizations no better employers than their for-profit colleagues, BGU researchers find”. (Sorry for the delayed reaction to this; I was working my way through my series on … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Dan Pallotta’s “The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong”- Summary

I’ve written 5 posts on Dan Pallotta’s “TED Talk”: “The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong” (and of course giving my opinion along the way).  (You can find the video here in case you haven’t seen it:  http://www.ted.com/talkslang/he/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong.html?source=facebook#.UUgVUSeiOi1.facebook ).    … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Dan Pallotta’s “The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong”- Part 5: Profit to Attract Risk Capital in Non-Profit vs For-Profit

Today I’d like to discuss the fifth point which Dan Pallotta addresses in his “TED Talk”: “The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong” (you can find the video here in case you haven’t seen it: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/he/dan_pallotta_the_way_we_think_about_charity_is_dead_wrong.html?source=facebook#.UUgVUSeiOi1.facebook ), which … Continue reading

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