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Federations and Philanthropy News Update, July 17, 2015

A new government grant will help Holocaust survivors in New Jersey, doubling the amount the state had previously provided.
 


Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Portland, San Francisco, …

Jewish Community of Louisville Welcomes New President and CEO

Jewish Community of Louisville welcomes Sara Klein Wagner as its new president and CEO. In her 25 years at the JCL, she has overseen campaigns, missions, planning and leadership development, and most recently served as senior vice president and COO. She assumed her new role in June.

The Older Americans Act Was Reauthorized by the Senate

The Older Americans Act, which annually provides tens of millions of dollars to Federation partners serving the elderly, was reauthorized by the Senate yesterday and now moves to the House. The bill would require states to find new ways to reach out to the country’s estimated 130,000 Holoc…

I-Lead Professional Development Seminar Adds Track on Coaching Employees

The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence's annual professional development seminar, I-LEAD (Aug. 10-12), will feature a track for mid-level and senior professionals on coaching, which, studies have shown, helps 70% of employees improve their work performance. I-LEAD registration closes Fr…

Food Prices in Ukraine Have increased 200% Since Fighting Began in 2014

Food prices in Ukraine have increased 200% since fighting began in early 2014. Federations’ Ukraine Assistance Fund has raised nearly $5 million to ensure that Ukrainian Jews have enough to eat and can access medicine and other essentials affected by rampant inflation. Watch our video to …