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Corporate Philanthropy in The Balkans Tops 500,000 EUR in June!

Corporate Philanthropy in The Balkans Tops 500,000 EUR in June!

Recognizing the limits of our current data collection, which is so far focused solely on what has been publicly reported in the media throughout seven countries, I was still pleasantly surprised to find that cash donations from the business sector totaled more than 500,000 EUR during the month of June. It is important to note that this number does not reflect the significant amount of in-kind goods or services that were provided by companies, but for which a monetary value was not mentioned in media reports.

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Popular philanthropy: What Were the Most Reported on Philanthropic Actions in the Region in the Past Two Months?

Popular philanthropy: What Were the Most Reported on Philanthropic Actions in the Region in the Past Two Months?

As we wrote before, Philanthropy Posts’ new effort, the Catalyst initiative is following media in 7 countries in the region trying to work out ways to measure philanthropy. As we were looking into the data, we were interested to see what actions got the most media attention in each of the countries. This is an opportunity for you to see how media in your country view what is interesting for their audience:

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Portrait of a donor: Nikola Koprivica or The one who gives should be thankful!

Portrait of a donor: Nikola Koprivica or The one who gives should be thankful!

Last year, PP brought you portraits of two major individual donors, both from out of our region. We thought it might be time to show that there are such donors in Western Balkans too! This post is about Nikola Koprivica, businessman and philanthropist from Montenegro, who, in memory of his father, established Foundation “Ćano Koprivica” in Niksic in Montenegro.

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Call for participation in the program – Sustainability Academy

Call for participation in the program – Sustainability Academy

Sustainability Academy is a training program through which civil society organizations will gain the skills essential to their sustainability. The Academy will provide organizations the knowledge that is essential to the process of fundraising in the community, with a clear idea that the strategic orientation and planning are closely associated with fundraising.

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Open call for “Green business” ideas / projects

Open call for “Green business” ideas / projects

Fund for active citizenship – fAKT in partnership with Rockefeller Brothers Fund announces Open call for selection of Green ideas, with the aim to instigate individuals, households, small businesses and CSOs to develop innovative entrepreneurial ideas based on the principals of sustainable development.

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Philanthropy is Happening…All Around Us

Philanthropy is Happening…All Around Us

What an absolutely exciting time it is in the philanthropy sector in the Balkans. Since deciding to dedicate a portion of my time to mapping and learning from the new forms of philanthropic practice popping up all around the Balkans, I have found myself in continuously thrilled at each new discovery. Here are a few of my musings…

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Presentation of research “Individual Philanthropy in Montenegro”

Presentation of research “Individual Philanthropy in Montenegro”

The research has provided a very rich fund of information on various aspects of philanthropic activities in Montenegro. Standard questions and scales have been used in order to ensure comparability of data, not only in terms of Montenegro, but also with the other countries of the region and the world.

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