Events presenting issues of wider interest regarding the Non-profit ecosystem

HIGGS Event: Charitable Foundations and Civil Society

01 March 2021 – As part of our effort to support Civil Society in Greece in various ways, we organized the online event entitled “Charitable Foundations and Civil Society” and on the occasion of the completion of the research we have conducted for the funding channel “Public Benefit Institutions”. At the event, we were honored…

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…

Outreach Event: Greek NGOs & Embassies in Greece

21 March 2019: At the “Outreach: Greek NGOS & Embassies in Greece” event, we were honored by the presence of Mrs. Elisabeth Lothe, Deputy Head of Mission of the Norwegian Embassy in Athens, Mrs. Polyxeni Anastasiou, EAA Grants Officer, Mr. Andrea Kehrbach, Counselor & Head of Labor, Health and Social Department of the German Embassy…

Fail #NOT: ActionAid Hellas & HIGGS

23 January 2019 – Two NPO experts, Gerasimos Kouvaras, Country Director, ActionAid Hellas, and Sotiris Petropoulos, HIGGS Director shared with us their secrets about failed projects, the difficult moments in their career and the unique lessons, tools, and methodologies. 🔸 Gerasimos Kouvaras: Country Director of ActionAid Hellas since 2007. Gerasimos has been involved with studying,…

Outreach: NGOs & Responsible Leadership

24 October 2018: More than 30 participants from Nonprofit Organizations attended the “Outreach Event: NGOs & Responsible Leadership” and the speech of Markus Hipp, Member of the Board of the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt and Member of the Advisory Board of HIGGS. Markus Hipp explained what “responsible leadership” means and talked about the experiences he…

Outreach: Greek NGOs & Fundraising in the U.S.A.

04 June 2018 – The speakers of the “Outreach Event: Greek NGOs & Fundraising in the U.S.A.” were Mrs. Ellena Fotinatos, Deputy Director at King Baudouin Foundation U.S. and Eleni Alexaki, Senior Cultural Affairs Specialist at the Department of Education at the US Embassy. Mrs. Fotinatos presented the work of the King Baudouin Foundation U.S. while…

Outreach: NGOs & Media II

9 March 2018 – Considering that communication is the most important basis for building stable partnerships, HIGGS hosted the event “NGOs & Media” in order to associate Non-Governmental Organizations in the journalistic field. Representatives of Nonprofit Organizations attended the event in order to get precious information and enhance their work aiming at the promotion and…

Outreach: NGO & Corporate Social Responsibility

21 March 2018 –  A total of 60 representatives of Greek Nonprofit Organizations attended the event “NGO & Corporate Social Responsibility” where they had the chance to meet experienced speakers of CSR, among which were Dimitris Danilatos, Chief Executive Officer of CSR HELLAS, Rania Soulaki, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Eytichia Varthaliti, of the Corporate…

Fail #NOT: Greenpeace

28 February 2018 – We launched our new “Fail #NOT” events with Greenpeace Greece. Nikos Charalampidis, Executive Director, Greenpeace Greece, spoke about the organization’s projects focusing on examples of “failure” and how they have turned into “lessons”. More specifically, the speaker presented the reasons that led to the failure, as well as the ways the…

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