Tag: Foundations

UN releases $5 million for humanitarian needs triggered by gang violence in Haiti

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths allocated on Friday, $5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to respond to humanitarian needs triggered by gang violence in Haiti. The assistance comes amidst the killing of hundreds of people since July in clashes between gangs in Haiti’s Cité Soleil, said the UN humanitarian agency (OCHA)…
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Reflections on the philanthropy supporting ecosystem & how to lift-up philanthropy

In this article, we’re excited to share some of our thoughts and hopes for the future of philanthropy in Haiti. Haiti is near and dear to us, so we would like to spend some time today reflecting on the support that comes from philanthropy. We hope this piece will give you a sense of what…
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Haiti might see 19 storms, including four hurricanes, this hurricane season. How can you help?

Cyclones, hurricanes and tropical storms, heavy rain, and flooding are only a few of the natural calamities that have ravaged Haiti throughout its history, as well as political turmoil. From the middle of June through the end of November, Haiti experiences its annual hurricane season. Authorities have warned that 19 tropical storms, including four hurricanes,…
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Sustaining Civil Society

Within the current framework of intellectual struggle and global activism against systemic and institutional racism, the international community must recognize that Haiti’s victimization through racialized capitalism jeopardizes the daily lives of Haitians both inside and outside Haiti. Theories that paint Haiti as a fragile or failed state are inaccurate as they ignore the power of…
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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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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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15 Up & Coming Trends for Nonprofits

After another unprecedented year, the top trends for nonprofit organizations going into 2022 focus on continued digitalization, inclusive practices, personalization, and using this unique market to reevaluate and get to the heart of things. It is nearing two years since organizations were all forced to shift how we work and function globally. These are the…
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Apply for $50,000 Food Security and Nutrition Micro Grants

The Implementer-Led Design, Evidence, Analysis, and Learning (IDEAL) Activity has announced the first Request for Applications (RFA) through its Small Grants Program. The purpose of this request for applications (RFA) is to solicit applications that support the development of tools and topic-specific learning events to strengthen the capacity of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)…
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Instagram Request for Proposals for Well-being and Safety Research

Instagram’s mission is to bring people closer to the people and things they love. To achieve this, we need to invest in keeping our communities safe and understanding Instagram’s impact on human well-being. There is an ongoing conversation about how every day social media usage affects personal, community, and societal well-being, as well as the…
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Minor Foundation for Major Challenges inviting Applicants from all over the World Minor Foundation for Major Challenges inviting Applicants from all over the World

The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges (MFMC) is inviting applicants from all over the world to fund communication projects which mitigate anthropogenic climate change. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political support for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Goals The Foundation’s objective is…
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