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Homeland Security Nonprofit Grants to Double in Change Urged By Federations

The Nonprofit security grant program received the support of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to nearly double available funds to $25 million.


Since 2004, Federations have advocated for the program, which helps bolster the physical security of Jewish communities by…

FedWeb Skills-Building Session Focused on Enhancing Website SEO

Enhancing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and facilitating automated content updating through tagging on FedWeb sites was the focus of the latest interactive web skills-building call for Federation professionals yesterday. Email support@fedweb.org about upcoming Training Tuesday sessions …

Extended Fedovation Deadline: Spotlight Your Federation's Creative Programs

The Fedovation registration deadline has been extended. Spotlight the most creative and successful programming from every aspect of your Federation’s work—from Israel & Overseas to Major Gift Fundraising—with a dynamic 5-minute TED-style talk at the 2015 GA, Nov. 8-10. Apply now for o…

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.