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

Outreach: NGO & Social Media

13 October 2016 – We held our first interactive event called “Outreach: NGOs & Social Media” during which the speaker Mr. Dimitris Mouzakis, Digital Communications Adviser provided the organizations with useful information concerning the social media. The event was attended by 40 organizations. You will find the presentation of the event here.

Insight Out: Delineating “WWF Greece”

21 September 2016 – Theodota Nantsou, WWF Greece’s Head of Policy presented the annual report 2015 of the organization as well as the programs that where implemented that year. The participants were very enthusiastic about the organization’s projects and activities while they expressed their interest about the best practices of the WWF Greece, and especially about…

Informational event on Accelerator program in Patras

12 September 2016 – On the occasion of the start of the submission period for participation in the 3rd cycle of the Accelerator program, we held an information event for Nonprofit Organizations in southern Greece, at the Polyedro bookstore in Patras. The purpose of the event, which was attended by 17 representatives from 10 organizations,…

Outreach: NGOs & Leadership

6 July 2016– HIGGS held the “Outreach Event: NGOs & Leadership”. The speakers of the event,Mr. Dimitris Mpourantas, Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business and Mr. Manos Papazoglou, Assistant Professor at the University of the Peloponnese, kept the attendees focused and engaged. The event was coordinated by Mr. Gerasimos Kouvaras, General Director of ActionΑid Hellas, who posed very interesting questions.…

Insight Out: Delineating “Desmos”

30 June 2016 – Katerina Matiatou, Head of Programs at Desmos spoke about organization’s work and programs. More specifically, Mrs Matiatou presented the following programs: Desmos Gives Warmth, I Care & Act, Desmos for Youth and Desmos Direct. Furthermore, among the best practices she shared with the audience, she pointed out the importance of collaboration in…

Fundraising in the US: Opportunities for Greek NGOs

28 June 2016 – HIGGS held the event “Fundraising in the US: Opportunities for Greek NGOs”. The speaker of the event, Mrs Lisa Philp, Senior Advisor, Foundation Center, New York  provided an overview of the Foundation Center’s new initiatives that blend information, research, and technology for smarter philanthropy. Foundation Center’s knowledge services are data-driven tools and content-rich…

HIGGS Workshop in Thessaloniki: Accelerator for NPOs in Greece

We organized our Inaugural Accelerator Workshop on January 28th 2016 in Thessaloniki, at Manolis Anagnostakis Hall, hosted by the Municipality of Thessaloniki. The response of 25 Nonprofit Organizations to our first call and our interaction during the workshop encouraged us to keep moving forward with this new endeavor.

HIGGS Workshop in Athens: Accelerator for NPOs in Greece

Our first Accelerator Workshop in Athens was held on February 1st 2016, at the multi-event loft space “EVDOMOS”, which was attended by 63 persons from 47 Nonprofit Organizations, associations, organizations and institutions. We were pleased to receive positive comments after the end of the presentation and the shared view of the gap that HIGGS comes…

Insight Out: Delineating “ActionAid Hellas”

25 May 2016 – Mr. Kouvaras spoke about the history, the philosophy and the valuable work undertaken by ActionAid while he presented, through a video, a prime example of the support provided by the organization to the poorest and most marginalized people to ensure they have rights to land and enough food to eat. |Watch the…

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