Resources

Israel: 2016 Overview Of Israel's Third Sector Regulation And 2017 Trends

What changes were made with regards to Israel's non profit sector in 2016  and what additional significant third-sector legislation is expected to be promoted in 2017? Read an overview by Asaf Shalev from the consultancy Barnea & Co here.

Starting A Jewish Nonprofit? Think Again.

This thesis, by Hebrew Union College graduate Natalie Farahan, examines how Jewish startups find funding and makes recommendations for Jewish entrepreneurs regarding the attainment of seed funding, including a list of Jewish foundations and fellowships.

Download the thesis here.

Virtuous Capital: What Foundations Can Learn from Venture Capitalists

Many social programs begin with high hopes and great promise, only to end up with limited impact and uncertain prospects. This brilliant article by Christine W. Letts, William P. Ryan, and Allen S. Grossman from Harvard Business Review's March-April 1997 issue argues that the venture capital model can show foundations how to help nonprofits build strong organizations.

Download the article here.

Bikkurim Report

In Spring 2012, the now inactive Jewish accelerator Bikkurim, together with UJA-Federation of New York, the Samuel Bronfman Foundation, the Natan Fund, the Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation, PELIE (Partnership for Effective Learning and Innovative Education), and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, published a study entitled “From First Fruits to Abundant Harvest: Maximizing the Potential of Innovative Jewish Start-Ups.”

The study draws on the experiences of entrepreneurs, funders, and cacpacity builders involved in launching innovative startups in the Jewish community, combined with research and analysis carried out by Wellspring Consulting.

Download the report here

Start-up Checklist

Starting a nonprofit and operating a mission-based organization day-in and day-out can easily overwhelm a new entrepreneur. There is so much to consider: Do you have a mission statement? Have you developed an annual fundraising strategy? Did you file the necessary local, state and federal tax, licensing, and permits? Is your contact database backed up regularly? To help you on the road to success, HaYoreh developed a comprehensive checklist of everything you need to do to launch, sustain, and grow a nonprofit start-up. 

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