The Power of the Collective: Israeli Philanthropists Joining Forces

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“I think that tackling any major issue of social change in Israel
must involve and often be led by Israeli leadership”
Julie Sandorf, President, Revson Foundation

When Israeli philanthropists initially entered the world of giving, their instinct to create an organization of their own brought about the “MONGO” (my own NGO) trend, with Israeli givers adding their own organizations to the multitude of Israeli nonprofits. Yet, as Israeli donors gain experience, many realize that going it alone and creating something new is not always the best path. Funders who have encouraged the NGOs they support to join forces are now taking their own advice to heart, serving as role models in the not-for-profit world by championing the concept of collaboration. Continue Reading