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Newsletter

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 - No. 4
News & Interviews
Andanças festival. Photo by Jose Manuel Costa
Andanças festival: building community and sustainability through dance

The festival, organised by the PédeXumbo association and where volunteering plays an important role, has been articulating cultural and generational exchanges through folk dances for two decades now.

Andy Curtis is Senior Research Officer at the Institute for Volunteering Research (UK)
Andy Curtis: "Employer-supported volunteering can introduce people to volunteering who may not have thought of doing it before"

The Senior Research Officer at IVR made a presentation on his ESV research at the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference. He shared some insights with us.

Ideas to improve visual communication / Photograph: Pexels
10 ideas to improve visual communication

Graphs, infographics, flyers or tag clouds can help non-profit organizations get their message across more clearly.

NCVO campaigns conference
Discussing new opportunities and challenges of volunteering

Researchers, policy makers and practitioners will meet in Nottingham at the 2016 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference on 8-9th September.

Elisenda Rovira - Coordinator of Mèdia.cat yearbook on Media Blackouts / Photograph: Mèdia.Cat
Elisenda Rovira: "We are under no pressure from any large financer; we owe ourselves to the collective interests of the people supporting us"

We have talked with the coordinator of the "Mèdia.cat yearbook on Media Blackouts" about the health of the media and the health of the journalism.

Antina Sander, Deputy Executive Director at RGI, at the 5th European Grid Conference / Photograph: RGI
Antina Sander: "For the enterprises, NGOs are a source of expertise that they often don’t have but urgently need"

We have talked with the Deputy Executive Director of the Renewables Grid Initiative about the situation of the renewable energies in Europe and the work of this organization.

Opinion
Private fundraising trends in the Spanish non-profit sector

A whole new world of opportunities has opened up to fundraisers in the non-profit sector after the economic crisis, writes Irene Tarradellas.

Can better governance help UK charities through today’s trials?

Taking steps to boost leadership excellence should help counter the challenges faced by UK charities, writes Jonathan Lindsell.

Fundraising in the agenda of non-profit organizations

One fact that strikes me about the non-profit sector is the little relevance (initially!) that is given to money. A group of people identify a social need and starts doing things. At a given time, they suddenly realise that to carry out all they have planned they need… money!

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