third sector

Newspapers. Photo: Wikimedia

"Buone Notizie", a media in Italy that will act as mouthpiece for volunteerism and non-profits

The publication will be a supplement to the daily "Corriere della Sera", and intends to broadcast news related to solidarity-based economic and social issues.

Margherita Bacigalupo.

Margherita Bacigalupo: "The EntreComp Framework can help the third sector to pursue its own goals of creating social value for others"

Margherita Bacigalupo, research fellow at Joint Research Centre of European Commission, talks about the Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) and how non-profit organizations could benefit to it.

Image from Third Sector Impact video.   Source: Third Sector Impact.

A report by countries studies the variables strengthening the non-profit sector

The study carried out by the platform Third Sector Impact provides a clearer understanding of this sector, its scope and its scale, by studying the existing and potential impacts, as well as the barriers it faces.

Sidi Si, at the center of the image. Photo: YAA

Sidi Si: “Young people in Senegal have taken a step forward to change things in our country”

Youth in Action Association is a non-profit established in the community of Kédougou, which works on projects relating to children, health and community development.

Third Sector Awards ceremony. Photo: TSA

Fareshare wins the Third Sector Awards 2017

The final decision was taken between 96 non-profit organisations represented in the 109 entries.

Some of the winners from the 2016 edition. Photo: TSA

Meet the 2017 Third Sector Awards candidates!

The shortlist of charities has already been announced and tickets are available on the 21 September for an event to be held in London. 

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.

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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.

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