The Implications of New Funding Streams for the Federation System
Publication Date: January 1999
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 76:1/2
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Organizations; Fundraising and Philanthropy; Management
Coverage: United States
The annual campaigns are no longer the total measure of success in federation fund raising, as revenues from endowments and participatory funds soar. This massive growth of funds under the federation umbrella that are not subject to the allocations process poses significant challenges. Federations are increasingly becoming facilitators for big givers, rather than controllers of communal spending.