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Lee Zeldin Becomes Congress' Sole Jewish Republican as GOP Retakes Senate

Results late Tuesday showed Republicans winning control of the United States Senate as well as wins for fresh faces w...

Results late Tuesday showed Republicans winning control of the United States Senate as well as wins for fresh faces with close Jewish and pro-Israel ties. Continue reading here.

Lee Zeldin Becomes Congress' Sole Jewish Republican as GOP Retakes Senate, November 4, 2014, JTA, by Ron Kampeas

 

Making Philanthropic Investments Last: The Role of Financial Sustainability

Financial sustainability requires careful planning, typically using a dynamic document that is reviewed and revisited...

Financial sustainability requires careful planning, typically using a dynamic document that is reviewed and revisited periodically. Such a document - the financial sustainability plan - describes strategies to contain costs and to cover them through fundraising and program revenues. Continue reading here.

Making Philanthropic Investments Last: The Role of Financial Sustainability, November 3, 2014, eJP, by Dr. Mark Schneider & Dr. Yael Kidron

Help Move the Sector From an Overhead Myth to an Overhead Solution

In 2013, Guidestar, BBB Wise Giving Alliance and Charity Navigator wrote an open letter to the donors of America expl...

In 2013, Guidestar, BBB Wise Giving Alliance and Charity Navigator wrote an open letter to the donors of America explaining that "overhead ratios" are a poor way to understand nonprofit performance. The nonprofit sector was hungry to dispel this "Overhead Myth." The field's extraordinary reaction to the first letter has thunderously affirmed that belief. Join together with a second letter, suggesting a set of steps nonprofits can take to help us all move beyond the Overhead Myth. It will take a shared effort to focus donors' attention on what really matters: your organization's efforts to make the world a better place, an Overhead Solution