How are Next Gen Donors revolutionizing philanthropy? Are Next Gen Donors really so different from previous generations? What influences Next Gen Donors?
This research, a collaboration of 21/64 and the Johnson Center for Family Philanthrophy, is the first major effort to understand what we can expect from the rising generations of high-capacity donors who promise to have an outsized impact on growing challenges in our world, affecting everything about 21st century philanthropy.
This study was conducted to begin a conversation – not just about a cohort of donors but about the issues and strategies that will guide major giving for decades to come. Please join us in this discussion: #NextGenDonors
To download the research brief and complete report, and for other interactive ways to join us in this discussion, please visit www.nextgendonors.org.
The outgrowth of interviews with 18 seasoned and next generation philanthropic executives and trustees, Trading Power offers candid insights worthy of action. Move beyond rhetoric to action and learn what steps to take to integrate the next generation and create more impactful philanthropy. Learn why it’s important to engage the next generation in philanthropy, the challenges and barriers to next generation involvement and the support the next generation needs to be successful. Go through case studies of effective engagement of the next generation in family foundations, community foundations, corporate giving programs and independent private foundations.
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The Continuity of Discontinuity - How Young Jews Are Connecting, Creating, and Organizing Their Own Jewish Lives
From Jonathan Sarna's A Great Awakening: "Continuity may depend on discontinuity. New historical conditions created new movements, new emphases and new paradigms – the very opposite of the tried and true. Today, we too must be willing to challenge some of our most basic assumptions. Even as we support, and must support, the so-called 'continuity agenda' it bears remembering that discontinuities – at least of the right sort – may have a greater impact still."
This study addresses the movement among many young Jews toward a de-institutional, culturally based Jewish identity examining community and meaning on their own terms and engaging young audiences in ways that can only make one optimistic about the Jewish future.
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Latte Report – Jewish Identity and Community in a Time of Unlimited Choices
A research study produced by Reboot asking Jews aged 18-25 about their Jewish identity, involvement in Jewish life, and participation in civic life generally. The report finds that young peoples' feelings about their Jewish identity are generally positive but that once they leave home for college, young Jews live in a pluralistic American society where they have mixed friendship networks and other pressures competing for time and attention.
OMG! – How Generation Y is Redefining Faith in the iPod Era
A groundbreaking comparative research study produced by Reboot exploring the religious identities and practices of young Jews, Muslims, Catholics and Protestants aged 18-25. The results were released by the Brookings Institution on April 11, 2005, with a panel featuring E.J. Dionne, pollster Anna Greenberg, Bill Galston of CIRCLE, Roger Bennett of Reboot and Malia Lazu of Cities for Progress. Findings demonstrate that much of Generation Y embraces its religious identity but struggles with institutional forms of religion. The goal behind OMG is to catalyze discussions of changing forms of religious practice and experimentation in denominations across the country.
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