Useful Reading Material for Non-Profits

Find useful material with good practices that will help you improve your efficiency and the operations of your organization, as well as suggestions for tackling new challenges: Lessening The Risk Of Coronavirus At Nonprofits Create engaging infographics and reports in minutes Facebook Fundraisers Tips, Trends, and Benchmark Data 5 Reasons Sponsors Ignore Your Emails How…

A Decade of Social Impact Development

Social Impact Assessment has developed greatly in the past decade all over the world. A major milestone in this development in Israel was the establishment of Midot – a unique Israeli non-profit organization (NPO) which I have had the privilege to lead as CEO for the past 7 years. It is founded as a partnership…

Measuring social impact in the nonprofit sector

Organizations that are active in the field of Civil Society aim to create a positive social impact through their work and especially through their projects’ implementation. Being able to use their sources efficiently and effectively in order to maximize their results and thus to help alleviate social problems is a key requirement for all organizations.…

Interview: U.S. Embassy in Athens

Mr. Michael Snyder, Cultural Attaché of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, answers a few of our questions on NGO support. 1. Could you please let us know in which ways do you support nonprofit organizations? Do you have any priorities? The Cultural Section of the US Embassy in Athens provides grants to non-profit organizations that…

Interview: Hellenic Petroleum Group

Hellenic Petroleum was established in 1998 and is one of the leading energy groups in Southeastern Europe with a multi-dimensional Corporate Social Responsibility action plan both in Greece and abroad. Mrs. Rania Soulaki, CSR Director of HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group, answers our questions about providing support to Non-Profit Organizations. A few words about the project and…

Interview: Vodafone Foundation

Based in Great Britain, the Vodafone Foundation has been combining charitable giving and technology to make a difference in the world for 26 years under the motto “Connecting for Good”, In Greece, the Vodafone Foundation was established in 2002 to support projects and programs adapted to the needs of the Greek society. These projects mainly…

Internship at HIGGS: Students’ Experience

Elisa Pagiolari – Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Peloponnese 1/1/2018-31/3/2018 A few months ago, I had the chance to apply for an internship through the University of Peloponnese, where I am studying. From the beginning, I knew I wanted to do an internship in a Nonprofit Organization. Through my personal research,…

Introduction to Creative Conflict Resolution

NPOs are considered hubs of cooperation, teamwork, social innovation, and solidarity. However, conflicts, disagreements, and tensions may arise in NPOs as in any other field, thus undermining the harmonious atmosphere of communication and creative thinking. During the course of HIGGS’s Bootcamp we pointed out that in the process of assessing the needs of a project,…

Thoughts on Social Cooperative Enterprises

Truth is it has been a long time since I first thought about writing to you about the topic of Social Cooperative Enterprises, Social Economy Record and the financial tools used respectively, as I was conflicted with what should I write with regard to the matter. Nevertheless, Mr. Chouliaras, co-founder of HIGGS, had already delved…

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