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The European Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring has been launched

The official launching was held during the European Mentoring Summit 2016, which took place on 17th and 18th March in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.

Team work / Photograph: Mehul Pithadiya, Flickr

Working for a greater impact: the power of shared measurement

What are the benefits of shared measurement when assessing impact of third sector organisations? A recent New Philanthropy Capital report highlights how it can drive change and improvement.

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Nonprofit, a new portal on the third sector and volunteering

The portal aims to be a meeting point for international non-profit and third sector leaders, professionals and other interested stakeholders.

Eurochild Conference 2016 / Photograph: Eurochild

The European event to discuss children’s rights

From 5 to 7 July, Brussels will be hosting the Eurochild Conference 2016.

Volunteers and workers in a non-profit organization.

Keys for the solid management of volunteering

In recent years, many people decide to get involved in volunteering within non-profit organizations. What is role of these receiving entities in this process, what has to be taken into account to manage correctly these newcomers?

Ready to volunteer / Photograph: Elvire R., Flickr

The process to attract and select volunteers

What strategies apply when it comes to look for volunteers? To attract volunteers does not mean just to call for them so they come to the association and start working. 

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Human towers, an example of social integration

The organizational base of "castells", as is common to all popular culture, is associationism. Building human towers is a private initiative but with a public service orientation, open to society as a whole.

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Programme CooperantsCaixa, the model of international corporate volunteering by Fundació “la Caixa”

Sergi Burrull, Program Coordinator of CooperantsCaixa, explains what is the Programme on International Volunteering (Corporate Volunteering for Development) and what are its characteristics.   

8 innovations in global philanthropy

We submit 8 innovations from all over the world that are helping philanthropy to grow, by better channelling resources.

Athenaeums in Catalonia: two centuries of history

Athenaeums in Catalonia: two centuries of history

By the term ateneu (Athenaeum) we understand an association whose aim is to promote culture and to improve its members’ quality of life by means of events, talks or conferences.

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5 key factors to improve management of volunteering

What to take into account when concentrating on the improvement of management of volunteering? As a result of our experience in assisting organizations in improving their management, we here submit a collection of 5 factors that significantly helped to improve volunteering.

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Mentoring, a tool to progress equal opportunities and to fight against social exclusion

To support formerly supervised youngsters during their emancipation process is one of the tasks done by the Association Punt de Referència.

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