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Finding New Money to Fight Poverty in Israel

Aug 31, 2014 |  
Finding New Money to Fight Poverty in Israel

In July 2014, TheMarker, Israel’s daily economic newspaper published an article written by IVN’s Jackie Goren. The following is a translation of the article. To read the original in Hebrew, click here. Recently the Allalouf Committee Report was published, according to which Israel currently has one of the highest rates of poverty among the OECD […]

IVN and the JCFSF: 4 New Social Businesses Selected

Aug 27, 2014 |  
IVN and the JCFSF: 4 New Social Businesses Selected

IVN and the JCFSF are Proud to Announce the Selection of 4 New Social Businesses. Launched in January 2013, the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco (JCFSF) and IVN embarked on an innovative program to revolutionize its grant making efforts and promote leadership development. The program is aimed at attracting a new generation of Jewish […]

IVN’s Taly Dunevich Speaking at the SJNM’s Lunch & Learn Seminar

Jul 29, 2014 |  
IVN’s Taly Dunevich Speaking at the SJNM’s Lunch & Learn Seminar

The School of Jewish Nonprofit Management (SJNM) is committed to educating a cadre of Jewish professionals in nonprofit management, fundraising, human relations, communication, networking and marketing, who will lead, enhance and transform Jewish communities through their  Jewish identity and commitment to enhancing the quality of Jewish life. Within this educational framework, IVN’s US Director, Taly […]

IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot Partnership

Jul 24, 2014 |  
IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot Partnership

IVN and Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot embarked on a joint Call for Candidates to identify and select seed-stage social businesses. The goal of this partnership is two-fold: (i) to develop and grow these enterprises and (ii) to develop a pipeline of promising social businesses that will feed into IVN’s flagship program: the Social Venture Program, a development […]

The Government of Israel Encouraging Social Business

Jun 24, 2014 |  
The Government of Israel Encouraging Social Business

After months of hard work together with government representatives, as part of the tri-sectorial roundtable of the Prime Minister of Israel, IVN is happy to announce that a plan by the Ministry of Economy was published, which encourages social businesses that employ disadvantaged populations. This three-year experimental program shall help these social businesses sustain themselves. […]

IVN is Investing NIS 3 Million in Five New Social Businesses

Jun 22, 2014 |  
IVN is Investing NIS 3 Million in Five New Social Businesses

IVN is proud to announce the selection of five new social businesses to its portfolio. Over the course of the coming 3-4 years, IVN will invest NIS 3 million in the following ventures: Ravtech – integrating ultra-Orthodox into the workforce; Duroos Learning Center – helping prepare Arab teenagers for higher education; Mach Design – developing […]