Do-Able Fundraisign for Real-World Boards

It can be hard to change how current board members view their role in fundraising. Starting off on the right foot with new board members is imperative.  Be upfront about expectations and the fundraising process: identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Read More


The Gift of Listening

When engaging in conversations, we usually believe that we are listening, but in reality, we are often barely hearing. Too many times while people speaking, we are consumed with formulating our response, rather than simply trying to understand the intent or the import of the speaker. Read More

Musings on Israel

The Community Leadership Initiative (CLI) Cohort recently returned from a Leadership Mission to Israel.  Members decided to share their personal narratives on how the trip transformed their leadership development and in some cases their spiritual connection to Israel. Read More

Nonprofit Measures of Impact - What Really Counts

What is the definition of the impact we are seeking? Will the long-term impact on the lives of our participants, be improved, and therefore strengthen our values and community? Will participants live healthier, safer lives & contribute to the welfare of our entire society? Read More


Making the Millennial Connection

We all work to create & sustain a strong Jewish community.  But does your engagement provide an authentic relationships that young professionals crave? Millennials seek a connection deeper than just through social media or an office networking reception. Read More