5.28.18 International Nonprofit News

News about grants, gifts

Emmaus Cambridge sent a 40 foot shipping container with over more than 200 boxes of household items, large items of furniture, and clothing worth approximately £10,000 to the Romanian Emmaus community based in Satu Mare.

On May 3rd San Miniato Basilica celebrated its 1000th Anniversary with the restoration of its 15th century Chapel thanks to support and major gifts from Friends of Florence.

The Golden Heart Charity Talent Show at the Scientology Community Centre in South Dublin took place May 12th. The program raised nearly €8,000 to provide life-saving gifts to sports clubs.

News about people, groups

The International Hotel Technology Forum took place in Spain May 15th-17th.

Village Enterprise and the African Wildlife Foundation announced a new partnership funded by the Arcus Foundation to reduce poverty and to protect the endangered Bonobo population in the biodiverse Lomako region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on May 21st.

MSL appointed Jeremy Cohen to lead its global Salterbaxter social purpose and sustainability business on May 22nd.

The Arab Foundations Forum in collaboration with the Lebanese Development Network organized a regional two-day training workshop on “Public Speaking & Presentation Skills” at Rotana Aarjan Hotel – Beirut.

The 27th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice took place in Vienna, Austria May 14th-18th.

Bacardi announced its internal winners of its 4th Annual Bacardi Good Spirited awards on May 3rd.

The annual Natura 2000 Awards 2018 took place on May 17th.

100 Red-tailed Phascogales were successfully translocated to Mt. Gibson in April, thanks to Australian Wildlife Conservancy.

Ship & Shore Environmental Incorporation launched a limited time Energy Efficiency Program for plastic manufacturers on May 1st.

On May 15th, Magnuson Worldwide announced the addition of the East Carolina Inn Greenville to the new By Magnuson Worldwide Collection.

The Graduate Women International Board of Officers met back in April at the GWI headquarters in Geneva for their annual face-to-face meeting.

Haitian Flag Day was celebrated on May 18th at Powderhorn Park Auditorium.

BitGive announced a research collaboration with the University of Edinburgh to investigate the effect of cryptocurrencies on the global charitable sector on May 23rd.

News about opportunities, initiatives

The Akshaya Patra Foundation began its ‘Back to School’ initiative this week.

American Academy in Rome’s McKim Medal Gala will take place on June 6th.

BirdLife International’s flagship report found that 25 bird species have been rescued from the Critically Endangered category since 2000.

A Leg To Stand On United Kingdom’s Inaugural Rocktoberfest will be on June 6th in London.

The Global Youth Connect Colombia program is accepting applications until June 5th.

The American Academy in Rome will present The Dye Garden from May 10th- July 8th.

Ceres is partnering with Sustainable Brands to host the annual SB’18 Vancouver June 4th-7th.

Tickets for The European Summit taking place in Prague in September are now available.

Help For Children announced a call on May 24th for proposals from charities, not-for-profits and child-serving agencies in the British Virgin Islands to apply for funding for programs and initiatives related to child protection, safe–guarding, well-being and child abuse prevention and treatment.

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