We’re so grateful to offer you new tools for: Engaging your nonprofit’s community members around giving in innovative ways...
As the week-long Days of Gratitude campaign invites us to partake in an international, daily expression of gratitude, we’re so grateful to offer you new tools for giving with intention and togetherness.
We hope you’ll join us in practicing daily gratitude, and that your gratitude will inspire intentional generosity. As always, if there’s anything we can do to support your intentional giving at this time, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get Together and Give: Virtual Tools for Jewish Engagement Professionals
If you’re an engagement, development, or program professional at a Jewish nonprofit, you’ll know that even though many of our communities’ members are experiencing Zoom-fatigue, they're still looking for meaningful connections.
During an interactive virtual tour on June 18th, 1:00 pm EST, Amplifier’s Program Director Sasha Raskin-Yin will train Jewish nonprofit professionals in Amplifier’s tools for engaging your participants or donors around giving in new and exciting ways.
Participants will walk away with:
Resources to help foster conversation and donations during the COVID-19 pandemic
Last year, we teamed up with OneTable to create the Tzedakah Shabbat Dinner Guide to guide you and your friends through a conversation about giving thanks and giving back around your Shabbat dinner table. In response to COVID-19 and the increased need for charitable giving around the world, we’re bringing it back with additional tips.
Here’s how it works: 1) download our Tzedakah Shabbat guide, 2) read our COVID-19 supplement to the tzedakah guide to see how you can virtually connect with others in order to give more intentionally, 3) invite your friends to a Shabbat dinner Zoom call, 4) let the conversation flow! Additionally, If you’re in your 20s or 30s, you may be eligible to receive nourishment from OneTable in the form of a gift card that can be redeemed for food on Friday night. Learn more and apply here.
Don’t forget to use the hashtag #TzedakahShabbat and tag @amplifier_giving on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook to let us know how your dinner goes!
Jerusalem COVID-19 Giving: A Curated List from Amplifier and Natan
We’re teaming up with our expert partners to create lists of vetted organizations doing important work within their fields.
We consulted with Natan, a giving circle in our network that funds innovation in Israel and Jewish organizations around the world, to create a curated list of organizations they fund in Jerusalem that are providing direct services to vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re inspired to give to communities of the holy city who are in need, use this list to guide your own giving, or deliberate between the organizations in a Jerusalem-themed Pop-Up Giving Circle.
Many people are hungry for connection, eager to provide support to those in need, and in search of more meaningful activities to do from home. A giving circle lets you do all three! Luckily, Philanthropy Together’s Launchpad offers all the tools and training to help you start a giving circle of your own.
Launchpad is a virtual, interactive training for grassroots leaders to launch giving circles. The trainings will be delivered online over the course of 5 weekly sessions in June and July. Through Launchpad, you’ll learn and build alongside others, learn from experienced giving circle leaders, and build your circle own with confidence. It’s highly recommended that you join Launchpad with a co-leader, but if you don’t, they will pair you with an accountability buddy.
Donating money is one way to support the vital work of nonprofits during this challenging time, but you can also give by sharing your skills and time as a virtual volunteer. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of Skills for Impact: a brand new platform, spearheaded by Repair the World, for sharing your specific talents and skills with those on the frontline of this global health crisis.
Here’s how it works:
Browse projects and questions posted by nonprofits in the platform. You can search based on your skills and the causes you are passionate about.
Submit your application and resume to let the nonprofit know you are interested.
When you and the organization decide it's a good fit, start working together!
That’s why we’re excited to share about a global, week-long journey of giving thanks. From May 22 until the end of Shavuot on May 30, Days of Gratitude will help us start our days with “Modeh Ani”—expressing gratitude for what we hold dear—by featuring a rotating daily menu of activities designed to help us and those around us share gratitude. We can do these activities on our own, among family and friends, within communities and organizations, and across the broader, global community.