third sector

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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.

Winners of the Scottish Charity Awards 2017. Photo: SCVO

Meet the winners of the Scottish Charity Awards 2017!

Charities and individuals from across Scotland were together in Edinburgh on 22 June being nominated in eight different award categories, plus the People’s Choice Award.

Refugees sinking in the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Vimeo

#WithRefugees campaign stands for families that flee their homes

The petition was launched in 2016 and for the World Refugee Day 2017 it has already reached more than 1.5 million pledges. 

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.

Frame from the video. Image: Youtube

Shazam loses its memory to support a campaign for Alzheimer’s Research UK

The app allowing recognition of almost any song based on a small sample and the British association want to raise awareness of the disease among the younger generation.  

Person holding smartphone taking picture of bridge. Photo: Pexels

10 useful Apps and online resources for non-profits

There are plenty of companies that offer free tools to non-profits to help them out in the noble causes.

Resilient leaders: resilient sector

Third sector leaders daily operate in an environment of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity), according to ACOSVO's CEO.

#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.  

Nonprofit has taken off

To celebrate the first anniversary of Nonprofit, the director of xarxanet.org shares with us the motivations behind the project and his expectations for the future.

Who produces social innovation and how?

ITSSOIN (Impact of the Third Sector as Social Innovation), a major 3-year research project funded by the European Commission, has investigated this question.

Empowerment against invisibility

In the non-profit sector, where most workers and volunteers are women, there is still a high percentage of men in positions of power. In this situation, do we want to access positions of power or do we want to conquer them?

From digital volunteering to digitising volunteers

What are we referring to when talking about digital volunteering? Could somebody spending 80% of his time in front of a computer and 20% in a hospital be a digital volunteer? 

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.

The Gathering is the biggest UK’s third sector event / Image: thegathering.eventgrid.com

The Gathering, the Scottish third sector's meeting point

The event will be held on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd February at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow.

Girl drinking water in a disco. Image: FCC

#TournéeMinérale, the campaign to fight cancer in Belgium

The Belgian Foundation against Cancer is promoting an initiative that invites participants to not drink alcohol at all for 28 days.

Colour, an important aspect when creating images. Image: Pixabay

How to create visual content for NGO?

Before images and videos can be shared on social media, they have to be built.

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