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…

Accelerator & Incubator Workshops June 2016

After the Bootcamp, the first Incubator and Accelerator participants attended training seminars | workshops | tailored to their own needs, which took place at HIGGS premises in June. Organizations received training on the following courses: • Sponsorship – donor selection, categories • Successful presentations in Powerpoint • Employment Creation Case Study NPO in Greece and…

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…

Volunteer4Greece presents its work … at HIGGS!

21 April 2016 – Volunteer4Greece presented its work the last eight months with its funding from the EAA and Norway Grants and the We Are All Citizens program, managed by the Bodossakis Foundation. In addition, Volunteer4Greece presented its actions so far and its plans for the future. At the same time, Gerassimos Kouvaras, Director of ActionAid…

Bootcamp March – April 2016

March 2016 – HIGGS welcomed the first participants of the Incubator and Accelerator program, starting with the training seminar |Bootcamp|, which was completed on May 25th with the exams of the participants. The NPOs of the first round of the Incubator are the following: #The Tipping Point, # ‘Lara’ Guide-Dog School Hellas, #GivMed, #Athens Makerspace, #iSEA #Mobility…

Bootcamp March – April 2017

13 March 2017 –  We welcomed 10 organizations in the 4th cycle of Accelerator Program, which will have the opportunity to attend specialized courses for NPOs, to interact and network with other organizations. The new organizations participating in the Accelerator program are the following: The Voluntary Ministry of Hospital Patients (ΕDΑΝΙ) Alzheimer Hellas The Therapeutic…

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