Category: Raissa Frenkel: Philanthropy Blog (Page 1 of 2)

By Raissa Frenkel

How Can Nonprofits Plan For More Funding?

The hunt for funding is a process every nonprofit organization must go through. Funding is what keeps the organization on its feet and enables them to make a difference. But how can nonprofits plan for more funding? The best way to prepare for funding is for organization leaders to know what resources they already have, […]

By Raissa Frenkel

A Look At Modern Giving Habits

The art of giving is often driven by a donor’s desire to make a tangible impact. Charitable giving has changed over time and evolved to the preferences of the donors. A recent study conducted by Community Brands looks into the experience and expectations donors have when giving to non-profit organizations. According to The Donor Experience […]

Raissa Frenkel—The Secret to A Good Nonprofit

The Secret To A Good Nonprofit: Keep Volunteers Happy

As a leader in a nonprofit, it can be tough to expect volunteers to show up and perform with the same enthusiasm and consistency as the employee of a for-profit organization. While volunteers may very well be passionate about the causes that they support, no pay and inconsistent schedules can cause some volunteers to spend […]

Raissa Frenkel—Branding Your Nonprofit

The Importance Of Branding In Nonprofits

It seems that everybody wants to run a successful nonprofit, but there are far too many that do not realize the importance of good business practices when doing so. Take, for example, branding. When you set out to save the world, or at least make it a better place, it’s easy to just assume that […]

Raissa Frenkel—Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday—Behind The International Phenomenon

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 […]

Raissa Frenkel—Summer Fundraising Ideas

Summer Fundraising Ideas

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 […]

Branding Your Nonprofit—Raissa Frenkel

Branding Your Nonprofit

  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 […]

Coffee, With Extra Charity—Raissa Frenkel

One Coffee, With Extra Charity—Great Philanthropy Apps

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 […]

Accounting For Accountability

Corporate Social Responsibility—Accounting for Accountability

The notion of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an increasing phenomenon that holds great potential for changing the world. By simultaneously bolstering profits and improving environmental responsibility the world over, it can both contribute to a growing economy while drastically reducing global emissions—and although some things may sound ‘too good to be true’—corporate social responsibility, […]

Giving Back—Finker-Frenkel Legacy Foundation Donates to Children's Home

Finker-Frenkel Legacy Foundation Gives Back to Children’s Home

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 […]

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