Our Chief Innovation Officer, Moshe Hecht, interviews Rabbi Eliyahu Rivkin of Chabad of Northridge to discuss the dream, the challenges, and the incredible results of cumulatively raising 80% of this year’s budget in his most recent Charidy campaign.
Originally posted on Guidestar. So you want to be successful in online fundraising? Ready to take 2017 by the reins and make an exponential impact? Well, the first thing you need to know is, you’re gonna have to learn to dance. To juggle the yin and the yang. To bring balance to your Force. Or […]
Ever wonder why two organizations with the same mission and passion—both possessing teams of equally amazing and dedicated individuals, both sources of goodness in the world—can differ so vastly in the amount of financial support they receive? Last week, I heard about a major benefactor of a nonprofit who called up the director and exclaimed, […]
Fundraising is an art. The great masters are not merely inspirational, they enable us to see the world, and ourselves, in whole new ways. And like art, “good” fundraising often just isn’t good enough. It’s got to be great to be noticed; masterful to change lives; passionate to draw others into it and awaken their […]
We are constantly changing. To be a living, breathing individual on this earth means that we must embrace the change. What we did yesterday does not dictate our actions today. And what was “in” three months ago is suddenly crammed into the dark recesses of our too small NYC closets. It’s the way the world […]
What really irks me as a donor, is that the only time that I hear from the organisations I give to, is when they want something from me. Normally it’s money. Sometimes it’s an event that they would like me to come to, also typically involving some kind of monetary commitment on my end. Don’t […]
According to a study by Nonprofit Governance Index, the boards of nonprofit organizations hold the gold medal for inefficiency. While we all generally strive to be #1, this particular title is not the type we should be proud of. Don’t worry (too much), this is both good news and bad news. Usually, you can choose […]
Ask Not. The Power of An Ask-Less Event Over the last year or so, I’ve had the privilege of packing boxes at my local Tomchei Shabbos about twice a month. I started out driving routes, but found something really fulfilling about physically packing food for those in need. I’m ashamed to admit it, but this […]