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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…

Federation Support Helps Israelis in the South Continue to Rebuild

Israelis in the South continue to rebuild and recover nearly a year after Operation Protective Edge ended. The $55 million Federations raised is critical to that ongoing effort, helping to bolster the region's economy and networks of support, revitalize affected communities and empower new l…

Endowment Committee Provide $572,000 to Multigenerational Philanthropy, CJL

The Endowment Committee allocated more than $572,000 from its unrestricted endowment to, among other things, enhance Federations’ multigenerational philanthropy program and, in partnership with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, extend Create a Jewish Legacy to Small Federations to support …

National Young Leadership Thanks Jaffe-Berkowitz, Lederfine for Leadership

National Young Leadership thanks outgoing Co-chairs Devra Jaffe-Berkowitz, from Stamford, and Darren Lederfine, from Minneapolis, for their service.

Over the past two years, they helped raise more than $1.5 million for the Annual Campaign at an average 21% gift-for-gift increase and oversaw…