Category: Haiti

This Week’s Top Stories About Haiti

In many countries, associations, civil society organizations, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of the social and solidarity economy, and grassroots community organizations play an important role in local development. They are at the heart of the community. They are the ones who know best what the issues are and how to solve them. Their role…
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Does Your Nonprofit Pass the Test? 7 Things You Can Improve on Today

2022, nonprofit organizations take stock and evaluate plans and goals for the year. How can local organizations maintain foundational goals while flourishing in this ever-changing landscape?  Create a Sound Business Plan and Strategic Plan for Funding Regular check-ins can provide needed opportunities to evaluate services, upcoming goals and to allocate funding carefully. The past couple…
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7 Little Changes That Will Make A Difference With Your Haiti Project

When managing or supporting a community-based project in Haiti, many external and internal factors can affect your work. Sometimes, not for the better. If your project has stalled or you’re not getting the results you hoped for, here are a few grassroots tips you can try. 1. Identify and support local capacity. Sometimes we need…
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5 Cliches About Nonprofits You Should Avoid

In looking ahead and planning for a brighter future, nonprofit organizations must shift perspective and adjust their strategies for success to remain inclusive and thrive in the current market. Direct communication, transparency, and expanding practice approaches are necessary for continued growth and mission achievement. The coronavirus pandemic shone a spotlight on the pervasive racism and…
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Diaspora Philanthropy: An Untapped Potential For Haiti

Recently the rest of the world witnessed what many Haitians already knew: that there is an extreme lack of humanity and sympathy when it comes to the Haitian people. Many of our friends, family members, and extended family seek refuge in the Dominican Republic. We’re aware of the experience Haitians had in Del Rio, Texas,…
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IDB launches 2020 Call for Proposals for Regional Projects in Latin America and Caribbean

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched the 2020 Call for Proposals for the Regional Public Goods (RPG) Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean, which supports projects involving three or more countries. The RPG Initiative provides technical grants to finance solutions to shared challenges through regional cooperation. Since 2004, the RPG Initiative has financed…
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Mama Cash’s 2020 Grantmaking Window supporting Organizations and Initiatives fighting Environmental Injustices

Mama Cash is accepting Letters of Interest from applicants, who are not current grantee-partners, to support organisations and initiatives that are fighting environmental injustices and are implementing an alternative, environmentally-just, solutions. Despite the urgency of the situation, activists and groups who work on environmental justice are severely underfunded. In recent years, Mama Cash has supported…
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Submit Your Ideas for OpenIDEO’s BridgeBuilder Challenge 2019: People on the Move

OpenIDEO, in partnership with GHR Foundation, is currently inviting eligible organizations for its 2019 BridgeBuilder Challenge to address urgent and emergent needs of a global population directly impacted by a lack of peace, prosperity, and sound environmental conditions—people on the move. BridgeBuilder invests in building and repairing unique bridges between people, organizations, issues, and beliefs…
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AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant: Inviting Women-led Civil Society Organisations

Applicants are invited to apply for the AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant to support women-led organisations who, as part of a wider existing or a new movement, seek to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights. Outcomes should be focused on building stronger SRHR movements and working collaboratively to improve SRHR outcomes. In…
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IDB Launches Bootcamps for Tech Fans

IDB launches “Bootcamps for Tech Fans“, an open call for proposals to select the most innovative Ready-to-Work Bootcamp models that work with vulnerable populations and technology in Latin America and the Caribbean. The winners will be considered by IDB Lab to implement a project of up to US$1.5 million in financing. The challenge is open to any entity legally registered in any…
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