Category: Nonprofit

UNESCO Call for Applications: International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads 2019

UNESCO, in collaboration with the National Commission of People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is inviting applicants from countries along the maritime and terrestrial Silk Roads to participate in the Third International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads (IYF3). The Experience Changsha Media Arts Residency Programme, as part of Changsha Media…
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Grassroots Organizations: The Fuel Behind International Organizations and a Force to be Reckoned With

They are known by different names around the globe; from CBOs (community-based organizations) and civil societies to associations, or foundations. Irrespective of what they are labeled, they are within the same family, namely, the “social sector or nonprofit sector,” and unlike international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) have first-hand experience of what the real world problems are.…
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Changing the Narrative on Haiti’s Nonprofit Sector

We have the power to shape the narrative of the future we want. Recognize that reality is a moving target, one highly susceptible to human influence as it advances unpredictably into the future. While stories begin with the past and present, more importantly, they communicate future desires. In this sense, your narrative should work to…
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‘Tis the Year of Planning

2018 was a wild adventure. Researching Haiti’s social/nonprofit sector has been both a challenge as well as a learning opportunity for us. We hope this year we are able to bring you the vital information that we have gathered. Planning in nonprofit should be a top priority this year. If you haven’t done so, you…
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Global Affairs Canada Call for Proposals: Dismantling Barriers & Improving the Quality of Education for Women and Girls

The Dismantling Barriers and Improving the Quality of Education for Women and Girls in Fragile, Conflict and Crisis Situations call for proposals is part of Canada’s $400-million commitment to education for women and girls in crisis and conflict situations, announced in June 2018 at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec. The call aligns with Canada’s Feminist International Assistance…
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Faith-Based Nonprofits and Congregations

The topic that has generated more research in recent years about religion than almost any other concerns the role of so-called faith-based nonprofit organizations. Besides the more than three hundred thousand local congregations that presently exist in the United States, thousands of faith-based nonprofit organizations have been founded in recent years (Scott 2002). These are…
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Jason Derulo Launches Just For You Foundation With Inaugural Heart of Haiti Gala

Jason Derulo has launched the Just For You Foundation to raise funds to promote education, provide shelter to orphans and families and feed the homeless globally. Its inaugural event, the Heart of Haiti Gala, gives Derulo — who is of Haitian descent — an opportunity to support a country close to his own heart. “I almost feel responsible to…
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