Category: Raissa Frenkel: Philanthropy Blog

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 […]

Charity Spending

How Charities Spend Your Money

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 […]

Chabad of Southside’s Groundbreaking Event

“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 […]

New Endowments, Dedication Campaigns and The University of Miami School of Business

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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