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5 best practices for nonprofit organisations on the social media

Many nonprofit organisations are on the social media and use new tools and strategies to improve communication. Live streaming of Catalan human towers on Facebook Live, hashtags that become a trending topic… here we bring to you just a few of them!

Benjamin Mathes, CEO of Urban Confessional. Image: Urban Confessional

The Free Listening Day: volunteers listening to people’s problems

Urban Confessional organises an event to be hosted in cities around the US and abroad. At the moment they already have 2000 US-based volunteers.

Malmö University organised the NIEM First National Coalition Meeting (March 2017) / Photo: NIEM

Monitoring the reception of refugees to improve European integration policies

The NIEM project aims to improve the integration outcomes of beneficiaries of international protection.

Eritrean woman. Photo: Gabriele François Casin, MSF

Doctors Without Borders reports that Eritrean refugees are dying en route to Europe

The humanitarian organisation has claimed that the EU collaborates with the government of Eritrea and other countries to stop them from reaching Europe.

Digital volunteering can be made from home. Photo: Pexels

5 platforms for worldwide digital volunteering

Online volunteering puts NGOs and communities in contact to carry out tasks thanks to one vital tool: an internet connection.

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Tapper-app against food waste now launched in Catalonia

It has been created by an association from Cornellà de Llobregat and its main purpose is to reduce food waste and promote the utilisation of daily surplus generated by small businesses and restaurants.

How to find volunteers on the social media? / Photo: Pixabay

How to find and encourage volunteers through social media

For nonprofit organisations, social media can be a space to catch citizens’ attention, connect with the social bases and build up a community. Here we offer you some key elements to secure the commitment from volunteers, using the social media.

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CEV Conference to develop European volunteering strategies

The Capacity Building Conference will take place on 6-7 April 2017 in London at the City Hall.

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The 17NTC, the hub for non-profit professionals

The Non-Profit Technology Conference assembles over 2,000 of the best and brightest professionals from around the world.  

Mum feeding his baby. Photo: Save the Children

Save the Children warns that child poverty has increased by 8.4% in the last decade

The "Underprivileged" report examines five key areas in which it noted inequalities in the development of children: work, social security, housing, education and health.

Poverty image. Photo: Pixabay

The ethics of using images from Humanitarian aid NGOs

Fundraising campaigns often use photos and themes that conjure up images of horror and destruction. But where do we draw the line between appealing to our emotions and the so-called “poverty porn”?

Crowdfunding image. Image: Vimeo

10 fundraising tools to take into consideration in 2017

Mobile devices and Apps are offering new opportunities for non-profit organisations. Launching a fundraising campaign is not easy, for that reason we present some useful tools.

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