With high profile donations from philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey, it can be easy to forget that charitable efforts can come from anyone, particularly at the local level. That’s the reason for the continued success of Giving Tuesday (often stylized as #givingtuesday), which occurred most recently on November 28th. For those not […]
Author: Raissa Frenkel
As a nonprofit, your organization is always in need of ways to generate both interest and revenue. With more people active in the summer, it’s the ideal time to add value to a nonprofit. While fundraising can often be regarded as a thankless endeavor, a philanthropic fundraiser that brings people together in nice weather is […]
For many nonprofit organizations, the cause caps everything else. This is for good reason; when donors seek out organizations to contribute to, they search for a place that they know is dedicated to their mission and will use their funds to make the largest impact possible. However, changes in the philanthropy sector have forced […]
The most common media image of a philanthropist usually entails a wealthy individual making huge impacts through their donations. However, in modern times, technology has made philanthropy a group effort, something that anybody can and should participate in. Often, the biggest impact comes not from the actions of an altruistic individual, but a group of […]
Dr. Lazar Finker and his wife, Dr. Raissa Frenkel, have always been passionate about giving back to the community, whether locally or half a world away. Their organization, the Finker-Frenkel Legacy Foundation, is committed to making an impact by supporting causes in multiple fields such as medical research, education, religious development, and children’s welfare. With […]
Any charity worth its salt is outwardly an appealing prospect for donation, often leading to donors contributing without prior knowledge. Identifying exact distribution of funding is of the utmost significance for facilitating transparency and maintaining open communication among these organizations. Many philanthropic groups obscure the allocation of their funds, hindering trust and potentially damaging future […]
“This past Sunday, September 18, over 250 people attended Chabad of Southside’s Jewish Life Center for a groundbreaking event that marked the beginning of construction on their new, 10,000 square-foot religious hub.” The Finker-Frenkel family (Raissa Frenkel, Lazar Finker, Eugene Frenkel and Brooke Frenkel) attended the Chabad of Southside’s Groundbreaking Event. Donations have been made […]
Recently, the Finker-Frenkel Foundation established two separate scholarships at the University of Miami in addition to donating $125,000. Each scholarship is intended to provide $5,000 to a deserving student each year for the next five years. Decisions will be made off of financial need and academic merit. To learn more, please proceed to here.
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