Weekly Roundup: November 7

A collection of links to the great articles on the nonprofit sector that I’ve read between October 26 – November 7, 2010. This weeks topics include:  International Philanthropy  •  US Tax & Law  •  Strategy & Governance  •  Marketing & Fundraising  •  Social Media & Internet  •  Jewish/Israel Nonprofit & Finance  •  Skills & Personal Development. Continue reading

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3 Dangers that Money-Changers Pose to Charities

"Zimbabwe Cash" by Jared_OakesIn Israel, more than in most countries, foreign currency is an integral part of every facet of the country’s daily economic enterprises – private, business, and public sectors, alike.

A recent released study showed that 53% of financial support to Israeli charities came from abroad. Thus, making foreign exchange exchange fees, rates, and processing times of the utmost importance to Israeli charities.

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The Weekly Balance Sheet: October 17

A list of the great articles that I’ve read and posted to Twitter between October 4 – 17, 2010.  This week’s topics inlcude: Mark Zuckerberg & Philanthropy; Strategy & Governance; Social Media & Internet; Jewish & Israel (Nonprofit News); and Economy & Finance. Continue reading

The Weekly Balance Sheet: October 4

My list of great articles from around the web that I’ve posted to Twitter between September 13 – October 3. This edition’s topics include: Strategy & Governance; Fundraising; Social Media & Internet; Jewish & Israeli (Nonprofit) News; and Economy & Finance. Continue reading

Defining a Chevrah LeTo’elet Hatzibur [Public Benefit Company]

"Pumping It Out" by Wolfgang Schlegl“What do you mean that Israeli charities can be registered as companies?”

That was the question someone asked me last year that that had me thinking to myself, yet again, that Israeli charity legal/tax structure is a language onto itself and should require its own Ulpan.

Towards this end, I hope to clarify in this post the somewhat contradictory concept of a Chevrah LeTo’elet Hatzibur [Public Benefit Company]. Continue reading

The Weekly Balance Sheet: September 13

A list of the great articles that I have read and posted to Twitter between August 30 – September 12, 2010.  This week’s topics include: strategy, Governance & Fundraising; Social Media & Internet; Jewish & Israel (Nonprofit) News; and Economy & Finance. Continue reading

The Weekly Balance Sheet: August 30

A compilation of the great articles that I read and posted to Twitter between August 23 – August 29, 2010.  This week’s categories include: Governance, Strategy & Fundraising; Social Media; Jewish & Israel (Nonprofit) News; and Economy & Finance. Continue reading