Monthly Archives: January 2017

History of the Wildlife Conservation Society

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is one of the most well known non-profit organizations that focuses on protecting and saving wildlife and the natural environment. Attorney Madison Gran started the conservancy in 1895 as the NY Zoological Society with the purpose of protecting animal species. By 1933, Andrew Green and Henry Fairfield Osborn had joined [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on History of the Wildlife Conservation Society

Learn More About The Jewish Federations of North America

The Jewish Federations of North America is a collection of American Jewish organizations. Today the organization represents 151 Jewish Federations and 300 different Jewish communities throughout North America. This post looks at the history and philosophy of the Jewish Federations of North America as well as the many ways the organization has positively impacted the [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Donald Liss, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Learn More About The Jewish Federations of North America