NGOs on the Internet

As part of HIGGS educational activities, I have the opportunity to work with NGOs working in Greece, in the framework of advisory meetings on issues related to the use of Facebook. Based on the experience I have gained, there is a strong need to improve and enhance the digital image of NGOs, as it is…

Educational Seminars by ELIX

30-31 January & 13-14 February 2017 – We hosted the educational seminars of ELIX. NPO “ELIX-Volunteer Programs” implements in cooperation with UNICEF, the Church of Sweden, the Finn Church Aid (FCA), the Teachers without Borders [TwB] and the Greek Nonprofit Organization “Apostoli” the project “Quality play-based learning and non-formal education, enhanced psychosocial well-being and positive…

Incubator Higher Achiever Award

It has been a year since the official start of the first Incubator program of HIGGS, during which we worked intensively with 6 newly established organizations in order to help them achieve their goals and vision. Life in HIGGS is not just organizational charts, budgets, strategic plans, meetings, reports and deadlines! It also has the…

HIGGS at Break Free 2017

26 March 2017 – HIGGS participated at “Break Free” in Athens, in a colorful and peaceful walk against what we are committed to: injustice, inequality, discrimination and climate change. Break Free began last year as a global umbrella of actions in 20 countries against fossil fuels. This year, from 12 to 31 March, hundreds of actions were…

Eight organizations of HIGGS funded by “Points of Support”

Among the 19 organizations selected to receive grants from four Foundations under the 2nd round of the Program “Points of Support” for 2017-2018 there are also 8 organizations – participating in the HIGGS programs. More specifically, the organizations – participating in our programs, selected among 148 applications, are: • The Tipping Point – Incubator 01 • iSea…

Informational events on Accelerator program in Northern Greece

23-25 January 2017 – On the occasion of the 4th Accelerator Cycle, we held an informational event for HIGGS’s program and services in Komotini, at “PERPATO” – Association for people with kinetic disabilities and friends. The 18 representatives of the 13 organizations that participated in the event had the opportunity to get informed about the services…

Bootcamp November – December 2016

The participants of the third cycle of the Accelerator and the second cycle of Incubator programs who have successfully completed the 1st Phase of the programs on December 12, continue with the 2nd Phase, which besides consulting includes additional seminars tailored to their own needs. The organizations participating in the 3rd Accelerator program are: #Tact…

International Development Assistance from Greece: Reduced sources and common opinion

The economic crisis had a significant and negative impact on Greece’s development aid to developing countries, but also on public support for it, although the refugee crisis seems to reverse the trends of previous years. Greece’s ODA (Greece’s ODA) has been greatly affected by the economic crisis. In 2014, the aid rate was 0.11% of…

School Visits at HIGGS: “Me and you together”

12 & 13 December 2016 – In the context of our actions and our desire for teenagers to become acquainted with the world of Nonprofit Organizations and the notion of charity, we have co-operated with the 4eproject program “Me and you together”, where pupils of the third grade of the 42nd Gymnasium of Athens participated.…

Women Entrepreneurship Week 2016

22 October 2017 – On the occasion of the Women Entrepreneurship Week, HIGGS, Effect and Knit2Lead joined forces to make an informational event on issues related to entrepreneurship, as well as issues related to empowerment of women and gender equality. The speakers talked about their experiences from the business sector, how they succeeded and how…

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