Weekly Roundup: November 27

Links to the articles I’ve reviewed and posted to Twitter between November 21 – November 27, 2011.  This week’s topics include:  Jewish Federations’ New GPT Directive  •  Jewish & Israel  •  Management & Strategy  •  Fundraising & Marketing  •  Social Media & Internet

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Global Planning Table Recommended to JFNA’s Board - JFNA Briefing

Federations Drop Overseas Giving Formula – The Forward

Global Planning Table Ends Funding Split between Two Agencies – Jewish Ledger (nice history & background)

The Jewish Federations’ Big Gamble – Op-Ed by Dan Brown on eJewishPhilanthropy (great discussion in the comments)


New Canadian Foundation aims 2 expedite donations to worthy nonprofits in Israel ow.ly/1B6hiS on eJPhil // expect serious scrutiny (as with all Canadian charitable ventures)

Congratulations to Prof Eliezer Jaffe, Israel “Dean of Philanthropy”, on receiving Knesset Speakers Prize ow.ly/7AlXA on eJPhil


Global recession impact: new study shows nonprofit orgs seek financial stability ow.ly/1B4McE on eJPhil

Donor Advised Funds: answer to our prayers or devil in disguise? Op-ed on NyTimes ow.ly/7G7s3 via IndSector

Calling All Boomers: Don’t Start More Nonprofits ow.ly/7Dp5e on Philanthropy via NAFund

Does your boss know that worker disengagement costs $300 billion a yr in lost productivity? ow.ly/1AKOpk


Awesome & Inspiring >> Pndblog: (12 min VID) I am a Philanthropist: Diverse Voices in Giving ow.ly/7GqzM

PatrickSternal: The World’s 7 Most Powerful Philanthropists Forbes onforb.es/v7bV6R | The .000000001%

Principles that apply to so many things >> Johnhaydon: 3 Ways To Keep Cause Marketing Authentic zite.to/uHZTx9


Askdebra: Twitter donors worth the most on social media via Stevebridger | Scoopit bit.ly/v9vL79

VID – Are LinkedIn pgs actualy more robust than Facebook pgs 4 your nonprofit ? ow.ly/1AKRai via Johnhaydon

It’s more than just Likes & Shares >> Franswaa: Thoughtful engagement matters more than we think ow.ly/7yVQp




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