EMPOWERING THE GREEK NOT-FOR-PROFIT ECOSYSTEM DURING COVID- 19

The British Embassy in Athens supports the Greek Civil Society. More specifically, 2 e-guides were designed for the digital tools that can be used by NPOs,  for the project “EMPOWERING THE GREEK NOT-FOR-PROFIT ECOSYSTEM DURING COVID- 19”, implemented by HIGGS in cooperation with the british organization INTRAC and IntermediaKT. Please fill in the following contact…

Greek NPOs and Crowdfunding

HIGGS in order to support Greek Nonprofit Organizations (NPOs), has carried out the first survey in Greece on “Crowdfunding and NPOs”. The aim of the research was to study and analyze the practice of pooling resources as well as to record the crowdfunding campaigns of Greek NPOs in order to investigate the factors that led to…

NGOs and intra-Community Transactions

The increased interest of international community in the problems of Greece as well as the multiple opportunities for funding and cooperation with other entities from EU have led many NGOs to get involved in intra-Community Transactions. Intra-Community Transactions are considered all the cases where an NGO which operates in Greece has to deal with an…

Nonprofit Organizations & Social and Solidarity Economy

The new Greek Law 4430/2016 on Social and Solidarity Economy which was passed on 31st October 2016 offers new opportunities to NPOs. Who is affected? Social Cooperative Enteprises, Social Cooperative of Limited Ability and a new form called Workers’ Cooperatives as well as other legal forms of Nonprofit Organizations. According to this law, it is…

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.…

Credit Institutions and Social Offer in Greece

HIGGS conducts a series of small surveys on issues that concern the NPOs’ ( Nonprofit Organizations) ecosystem operating in Greece. One of these issues is whether the various programs implemented by banks can effectively support Greek Nonprofit Organizations. More specifically our first survey presents the ways in which Greek banks support NPOs in the context…