non-profit

Hurricane shot. Photo: Wikimedia

Non-profits step forward on Harvey hurricane

Some organisations are giving support after the disaster by distributing food, water and other facilities to affected areas. 

Alphabet. Photo: Pixabay

Two translation NGOs merge to break down linguistic barriers

Translators Without Borders and The Rosetta Foundation, the leading NGOs in the field of translation worldwide, start an integration process while keeping independent spaces.  

Xavier Costa on the right side. Photo: Vols

Xavier Costa: “The existence of so many NGOs means that there are too many things that are not working”

The NGO Vols is a volunteering association for cooperation and solidarity with children and youth in developing countries. Their working scope is mainly education.

Imagining the future. Photo: Pexels

Imagine All the People, a non-profit initiative to change the world

The Imagine All the People project is aiming a world living in peace without possessions, religions and countries to be achieved in 2222. 

Vueling flight taking off. Photo: Andrés Perillo, Flickr

11 passengers ejected from a Vueling flight after a protest over on-board deported

NGOs support those that were thrown off the plane. More than 1.500 non-profit organisations, groups and individuals have joined the campaign #YouLoveFlying. 

Volunteer or You’ll Lose Everything!

As long as we are truthful about our ads, why can’t we use some marketing techniques to recruit volunteers?

Refugees using different tech devices. Photo: Techfugees

Techfugees, empowering the displaced with technology

Smartphones and technology have changed how people respond to large humanitarian crisis. The aim of the project is giving response to the needs of refugees.

Event photo. Photo: Pixabay

How can you publicise and share your NGO events?

The organisation of activities, workshops, conferences, courses or seminars is a common everyday task for non-profit organisations. We can tell you about a few tricks to maximise your performance using the tools provided by the internet.

Frame from the Mental Health Europe video. Image: MHE

Mental Health Europe launches animated video to raise awareness on persons with disabilities

MHE present a new video on Article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on the right to work.

Volunteering from home. Photo: Pexels

Micro-volunteering: no commitment actions that benefit a worthy cause

Volunteering wherever and whenever you want is something achievable through different micro-volunteering platforms.

Dolls. Photo: Tree Change Dolls

Tree Change Dolls, a project of forgotten dolls rescued by a Tasmanian artist

Tree Change Dolls, a project where fashion dolls swap their high-maintenance habits for down-to-earth style aiming to fight against beauty stereotypes.

Daniel Parcerisas, President of the Catalan Institute of America, in the middle. Photo: The Catalan Institute of America

Daniel Parcerisas: “Saint George’s Day wouldn’t happen in the USA without the help of volunteers”

The President of the Catalan Institute of America explains how this non-profit organization is dedicated to strengthening the bonds between Catalonia and the United States. 

#CookForSyria campaign. Image: #CookForSyria

#CookForSyria, the campaign to increase awareness of plight of refugee children

The initiative was launched by the London based blogger Clerkenwell Boy and SUITCASE Magazine to raise money for UNICEF’s Syria Relief fund.  

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.