Encouraging Entrepreneurship At University of Miami

There’s never a bad time to start on the path to entrepreneurship. It’s something the Finker-Frenkel Foundation understands very well—discovering opportunities is a big part of why Lazar Finker and Raissa Frenkel found a home in the United States. In our communities...

Make-A-Wish and the Finker-Frenkel Family Foundation

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is well-known across the United States for its mission: to provide incredible experiences to young people facing life-threatening conditions. Even so, the scope of the organization goes far beyond what many know about it, including offices...

The Imagine Gala and His House

Taking place on November 3, the Imagine Charity Gala brought together His House Children’s Home (HHCH) and its supporters to celebrate the organization’s past accomplishments and look toward the future. The event featured musical performances, a live auction, and a...

The Value (And Challenge) Of Microgrants

In the philanthropy world, much of the attention is given to larger grants—leaving many smaller nonprofits searching for their big break in the form of a generous donor. However, smaller grants can fill a niche for organizations to supplement their other sources of...

How A Local Nonprofit Can Scale

Expanding your nonprofit can be an exciting process. Of course, there are certainly challenges that accompany the prospect as well. Depending on your needs and goals, your nonprofit can scale in different ways. Below are a few areas to consider when scaling your...

The Growth of Sustainable Philanthropy

Philanthropy has become a significant field in today’s society and has not shown any signs of slowing down. In 2012 alone, Americans donated a total of $316.23 billion to charitable efforts around the country, indicating their passion for helping those around them. In...

What Crowdfunding Means For Philanthropy

Whether it’s for medical expenses or to produce an aspiring artist’s new album, the impact of crowdfunding cannot be ignored. The “traditional” avenues of philanthropy—soliciting donations and support through a nonprofit—seem far less effective when individuals can...

Finker-Frenkel Family Foundation Partners With Bascom Palmer

The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, based out of the University of Miami Health System, is an organization dedicated to furthering ophthalmic care, research, and education. The Finker-Frenkel Family Foundation, through its partnership with Bascom Palmer, looks to further...