Federated Giving a Thing of the Past - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jane
    • 27.11.09 | 22:23 (IST)

    The process leading to the end of federated giving has been on-going since the 90s. Today's donors want to see, touch, feel where there contributions go and object to the tremendous buracracy of large non-profits with executive staff earning hundreds of thousands of donated dollars. Federations often boast that only 20% of each gift goes for the expense of fundraising and donors would rather 100% go directly to recipients. In today's world where we can go to the web and instantly donate to any cause, federations are simply unnecessary middle-men. As a former federation employee I can say the writing was on the wall decades ago.

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    First published 02:18 24.11.09 | Last updated 12:40 24.11.09
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