HIGGS collaborations with local & international stakeholders

NBG Business Seeds and HIGGS

Our cooperation with the National Bank of Greece has given to the Nonprofits of our Incubator and Accelerator programs the opportunity to benefit from the services provided by the NBG Business Seeds program and receive targeted support and guidance on business issues. Nonprofits of the Incubator and Accelerator have already held their first meetings with…

Athens Social Entrepreneurship Academy

23 – 27 July 2018 – We hosted and organized the “Athens Social Entrepreneurship Academy” for a group of would-be social entrepreneurs from Qatar in collaboration with the South-East European Research Centre (SEERC), the Nama Center and the Innovation Farm. Twenty-five enthusiastic participants attended daily workshops on social entrepreneurship and also visited NPOs and social…

“Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach” 2017 

20 June 2018 – HIGGS Founders Dr. Sotiris Petropoulos and Prof. Asteris Huliaras as well as Prof. Manos Papazoglou at the University of Peloponnese were awarded the “3rd 2017 Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe”. The Prize was the outcome of an EU-wide contest that was initiated by the European Parliament and…

2nd HIGGS Donors’ Speed-Dating Event

12 June 2018 – The 2nd HIGGS Donors’ Speed-Dating Event is a fact! An event which brought together 26 of the largest Public Benefit Foundations of our country and companies involved in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, with 84 Nonprofit Organizations from all over Greece. The Speed-Dating method enabled NPOs to present their work and…

AMIF Program: Arts Together

“ArtsTogether” is co–funded by the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) of the European Commission. The core partners are 9 institutions from five different European countries (Greece, Italy, Austria, Belgium, UK). The main objective is to create specific measures that target migrant children in early childhood and primary education, aiming to contribute to the elimination of…

1st TechCamp Athens 2018

22 – 23 January 2018 – In collaboration with the U.S. Embassy, we organized the 1st TechCamp Athens 2018 in Greece. The TechCamp is a training that is implemented in several countries around the world and aims at bringing together Nonprofit Organizations with distinguished experts at digital tools and marketing. During the 2-day seminar, 42…

New Funding for HIGGS from The Hellenic Initiative

We are happy to announce that in 2018, HIGGS will be funded by The Hellenic Initiative. Μore specifically, the Foundation will support the next two rounds of the Accelerator Program, offering significant help to small and medium-sized organizations οf civil society, which will receive training and counselling on their strategy, thus enabling them to increase their…

Facebook Live Chat from Refugee.Info

22 Νοvember 2017: Refugee.Info organized in our space a live conversation for refugees through its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/refugee.info. The conversation was conducted in English, Arabic and Farsi and was broadcasted live from HIGGS in Athens. Having as guest Geli Aroni, coordinator of the team that is involved with with the Education of Refugees in the…

Emfasis Foundation Workshop

November 10th 2017: Maria Karra, Founding Member at Emfasis Foundation conducted a three hour workshop with title ‘’Short Introduction to the basic principles of Street Work’’ for new volunteers. The seminar was attended by Ethelon and Emfasis Foundation’s volunteers as well as members of the human resources of companies that were going to participate in the…

HIGGS Educational Seminars: NGOs & European Programmes – Athens & Thessaloniki

How can we write a proposal for EU funding? What are the secrets for preparing and implementing a successful programme funded by EU? HIGGS holds training seminars about “NGOs & European Programs” in Athens and Thessaloniki concerning the funding opportunities provided to NGOs through European Programs. The seminars a 100% focused on the Erasmus +…

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