VIRAL for local communities: Trainings

For 5-days (26 – 30/09/2020), HIGGS, as a partner in the European project “VIRAL for local communities” funded under the Erasmus+ Program, hosted the third project’s training activity with the title “The Laboratory of the toolbox experience” in parallel with the blended mobility of adult learners. The purpose of both training events was participants to…

Erasmus+: DiGi YOUTH

HIGGS is participating as a strategic partner in the project “DiGi Youth” funded under the Erasmus+ KA2 Program. “DiGi YOUTH” aims to promote quality youth work through open and innovative practices in the digital era. Youth workers and youth organizations’ staff who lack digital competences or skills will be fully benefited and further educated from…

Erasmus+: VIRAL for Local Communities

HIGGS is participating as a strategic partner in the project “VIRAL – Intercultural Reality Active Learning for local communities” funded under the Erasmus+ KA2 Program. The VIRAL project intends to provide anyone working in the adult education sector (training and language schools, public bodies and public administration, first reception centers, cultural associations and libraries) with…

HIGGS experience from the International Visitor Leadership Program 2019

The International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) is an exclusive exchange programme by the Department of State, USA. It boasts worldwide recognition, as professionals from all around the globe become a part of it. Participants are nominated and selected annually by US Embassies in countries around the world. During 2019, I was fortunate enough to be…

Active citizens fund in Greece: Project «Non-profits & Media advocating for good!»

Advocacy is an internationally acclaimed tool for Civil Society, in its efforts to bring institutional change to important social problems. In Greece, especially in the periphery, advocacy activities are either limited or of limited efficiency, with exceptions in human rights, environmental or social welfare issues. This is attributed to 2 factors: – Firstly, non-profit organizations…

A different nonprofit

With limited resources (time and money), can you do more for your beneficiaries? Yes, you can! Let me help you to get the most out of digital tools for nonprofit. Answer this survey and join the first NetSquared event in Greece “Everything you always wanted to know about tech and nonprofit* (But were afraid to…

Interview with the Transnational Giving Europe (TGE) Network

The Transnational Giving Europe (TGE) Network was founded in 1998 by a group of leading European Foundations aiming to provide a practical and secure solution for tax-effective cross-border donations. Our mission is to make cross-border philanthropy easy and accessible to European donors and nonprofit organizations until the implementation of the common market for philanthropy becomes…

Outreach Event: NPOs & Charitable Foundations

October 23rd, 2019: We held the Outreach Event “NPOs & Charitable Foundations”, in order to present the results of our new survey on “Greek Non-Profit Organizations & Charitable Foundations”. We were fortunate to be joined by three representatives from the largest Charitable Foundations in Greece, Rosalyn Benjamin, Program Officer at the “Stavros Niarchos Foundation”, Christina…

HIGGS FAIL #NOT EVENT: Médecins du Monde Greece & DiaNEOsis

16 July 2019: Eugenia Thanou, Director of Médecins du Monde Greece and Thodoris Georgakopoulos, Director of DiaNEOsis Content, joined forces at HIGGS and shared all their secrets about projects that have failed. More specifically, they talked about the difficult moments in their professional career and gave advice on how to deal with a possible failure…

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