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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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2022 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits in The Context of Haiti

Online fundraising and social media awareness campaigns can be launched around cause awareness and donating days. January 01: Independence Day —   #haitianindependenceday  01: New Years. — #newyears 02: Ancestry Day—  #ancestryday 03: International Mind Body Wellness Day— #mindbodywellnessday 04: World Braille Day—  #worldbrailleday #braille 08: War on Poverty Day — #waronpovertyday 11: Human trafficking awareness day— #humantraffickingawareness 17: Martin Luther…
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Understand the Difference Between a Pledge and a Donation

As of Wednesday, February 16, 2022, foreign governments and international financial institutions had pledged $600 million in immediate and long-term aid to help Haiti’s cash-starved government launch a four-year plan to assist devastated communities along with its southern peninsula recover and rebuild after the deadly earthquake last August. To begin, here are a few definitions: One of the most common meanings of…
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EBSCO Solar Now Open for 2020 Submissions

EBSCO Solar is back for 2020. This year, we are providing three $100,000 grants available for libraries looking to fund a library solar project to offset electricity costs. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2020, with the winners announced online and at ALA-Annual on June 26th. Contact ebscosolar@ebsco.com for questions through February 28th. Why EBSCO Solar? Solar power is the cleanest…
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Movies that Matter offers grants to Human Rights Film Events

Movies that Matter is offering grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of the press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Types of Grant…
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World Food Programme: Seeking Applications for Innovation Accelerator Programme

The World Food Programme is inviting applications for its Innovation Accelerator Programme. WFP’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger globally. They support WFP innovators and external start-ups and companies through financial support, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The Accelerator believes the way forward in the…
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Developing a Successful Grant Proposal

Whether you are going to write a grant proposal for a government agency or a private funder, such as a foundation or corporation, the components of the proposal are quite similar. The amount of detail required may be considerably different, but the basic elements are generally the same. Most grantmakers have instructions on how you…
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State of Philanthropy in Haiti

Unfortunately, the lack of capacity evident in the Haitian nonprofit sector can be attributed to in part, the failure of international philanthropy to invest in building and maintaining local capacity and knowledge. This problem is compounded by the fact that the largest investments in the country are being made without significant local knowledge, advice, and support,…
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State of Nonprofit Sector in Haiti

Following the devastating earthquake in 2010, funders pledged billions of dollars to assist in Haiti’s recovery. However, funders promised far more aid to Haiti for emergency earthquake recovery than they delivered; the Center for Economic and Policy Research reported that aid organizations received $2.4 billion from 2010 to 2012 out of $16.3 billion pledged over the…
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