I was dismayed when I heard that some American (and European) Foundations are requiring amutot to have the Se'if 46a status, which declares donations to a charity to be tax-deductible.
This latest phenomenon demonstrates a lack of understanding of the intricacies of international nonprofit regulations and makes it harder for worthy...Read more »
Give me the “Outright No” any day of the week and twice in a recession; you win some, you lose some. The second, drawn-out no, is still a no, but wasted my time and got my hopes up over nothing. Why not tell me no from the beginning instead of playing achy-breaky...Read more »
I think that charities need to take a step back because, believe it or not, proper fundraising is a question more encompassing than "direct mail vs. email solicitations" and even larger than "Facebook vs. Twitter" (OMG!).Read more »
I came across this article from Guidestar (reprinted from Opportunityknocks.org). Actually, the full title is "Stories of Smart (and not-so-smart) Grantmaking in a Tough Economy." This article is a great example of short and sweet. The author, a fundraising consultant with more than 20 years of experience, shares three stories from...Read more »
An article was recently posted on Midot's website highlighting a joint study done by Midot and Sheatufim. The study was presented at a Sheatufim conference on June 23, 2009.Read more »