Fund Development | Reconstructing Judaism

Fund Development

How can we grow fund development in our large congregations?

    Facilitated by Josh Peskin, Vice President for Strategic Advancement at Reconstructing Judaism

    For clergy, presidents and development chairpersons of larger congregations

    Wednesdays, 1pm-2pmEST — January 31, February 14, February 28, March 14

    Hand surround a challah, touching it to bless it

    This network on fund development is geared towards larger congregations (more than 175-member households). Together we’ll build a best-practice set for fund development in congregations in our movement. We will explore questions such as do we launch a campaign every year? How do similar-sized congregations choose to solicit? How do we gather data? What are some innovative ways to bridge our annual budget gap? The network will feature an interactive component around imagining ourselves as the advisers of a new large congregation and brainstorming about how to go about fundraising. Guest presenters such as Cantor Chayim Frenkel of Kehillat Israel will join network sessions.

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    Resources

    File Annual Campaign Powerpoint 1-31-18

    Our first session presentation by Lee Rosenfield covered basics of running an annual campaign: people to target, strategies, communication methods, and more. 

    File Kehillat Israel 65th Anniversary Yearbook

    File Dorshei Emet: Torat Imeinu