Tagged philanthropy

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Jewish Teen Funders Network Announces New Direction and Name: “Honeycomb”

  With a growing international footprint and new intensive trainings, resources, and consulting services, the Jewish Teen Funders Network has rebranded as Honeycomb (honeycomb.org), focusing on helping educators and community leaders run immersive Jewish philanthropy experiences and programs and other meaningful grantmaking activities for youth and families. Following more than a decade fostering Jewish teens’ philanthropy, Honeycomb recognizes…

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Positive Charge! PDX: Amplifying Kindness during a pandemic

The pandemic has not stopped Positive Charge! PDX from accomplishing two of their trademark goals: creating community and amplifying kindness. They have shifted their creative energies online hosting virtual Quarantine Karaoke Broadway Musical nights and Lunch Lounge talks. They also promoted Kindness projects specific to the pandemic, such as mask-making and card making. PC! PDX…

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Let’s all celebrate #GivingTuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday (or #GivingTuesday). It is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and…

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Michael Bloomberg gives record $1.8 billion to Johns Hopkins for financial aid

Pictured above: Michael R. Bloomberg speaks at the October 2014 dedication of Johns Hopkins University’s Malone Hall. Photo courtesy Will Kirk / Homewood Photography According to a post on Johns Hopkins University website, philanthropist, business leader and three-term New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will commit a record-breaking $1.8 billion to support undergraduate financial…

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Israeli wine & philanthropy

Wine on the Vine Director Tatiana Hasson plants a grape vine at an Israeli vineyard. The grassroots program connects people all over the world with the flourishing world of Israeli wine. For $18 a grapevine is planted in a top Israeli winery of the donor’s choice. Wine on the Vine (wineonthevine.org) is the flagship program…

Local endowments keep giving

Endowments are eternal. The original founders of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation understood this truth. One of the simplest forms of planned giving, an endowment is a fund in which an original sum (principal gift) is invested and the income from the fund (or a percentage of the total fund) is distributed annually to support…