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Americans Bullish On Giving

Robert Evans, founder & president of Evans Consulting Group, on the surprising trends in Americans charitable giving.

06/28/2016 - 15:47
Staff Writer

Robert Evans is founder and president of the Philadelphia-based Evans Consulting Group, which works with Jewish and other nonprofits on fundraising issues and other strategic matters. He is a member of the editorial review board for the annual Giving USA report of the School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. He previously served as campaign director for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and as a senior executive at Israel Bonds. The Jewish Week caught up with him by phone just after the report was released.

Philanthropy consultant Robert Evans: “American donors’ priorities have changed.”

Survey: Jews Give Less To Their Congregations Than Non-Jews Do

01/12/2014 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Most American Jews give at least some of their charitable donations to organizations that have some connection to Jewish life, although a substantial part of the community continues to give generously to non-Jewish causes, according to a new demographic study to be released later this week.

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