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Federations and Philanthropy News Update, June 15, 2015

A new study finds that wealthy donors have given more than $4 billion to nonprofit organizations so far in 2015, a $700 million increase from the first five months of 2014. Actor Michael Douglas arrives in Israel to accept the Genesis Prize honoring his work in the Jewish community.


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Federation-funded WINGS Jewish Agency program supports 830 lone soldiers

WINGS, a Federation-funded program of The Jewish Agency, will support 830 lone soldiers this year. The program, founded in 2005, has helped thousands of young IDF volunteers from overseas whose parents do not live in Israel to prepare for entry into Israeli civilian life. Learn more.


Mandel Center convenes 120 Federation pros for Appreciative Inquiry webinar

The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence convened more than 120 Federation professionals for the first of three online professional development webinars. The session explored Appreciative Inquiry, a framework that helps groups identify what's working well in the office and why, and then…

Mandel Center Supports Skills Conference for South Florida Federations

The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence supported a Tri-County Conference for executive staff of South Florida Federations last week. Similar meetings, which emphasize resource sharing and skills building, convened Federation professionals from Cincinnati, Louisville, Indianapolis and C…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, June 10, 2015

An annual report on donor-advised funds shows increased charitable giving compared to the past few years.

Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Toronto, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, H…