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Social activities, searching for information are top mobile activities

The survey asked mobile phone users about 10 activities they might do on their mobile phones. First, it included four activities that may be social in nature, including: sending text messages, taking pictures or video, posting pictures or videos to social media, and posting thoughts on social media. Second, it asked people whether they have used their phones for four types of information-seeking behaviors: to look up information about health ... Full story

Rohingya Refugee Children Missing Out on Education and Viable Future

FILE - Rohingya refugee children play in a playground in the Thangkhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Aug. 9, 2018. GENEVA - A study by the U.N. Children’s Fund finds more than half a million Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar are not learning the life skills they need to prepare them for the future or to protect them from present-day abuse and exploitation. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya children have been ... Full story

Netherlands' Forward Incubator for Newcomers Has Opened Applications

THE INCUBATOR OPENED APPLICATIONS FOR THEIR 4-MONTH INTENSIVE PROGRAM IN BOTH AMSTERDAM AND ROTTERDAM, FOR ENTREPRENEURS WITH REFUGEE BACKGROUND AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS. By Swb Team. Forward, a leading incubator for newcomers in the Netherlands, has just opened applications for their 4-month incubation program for entrepreneurs of refugee background who are interested in launching a business in the Netherlands . The incubator, previously ... Full story

Opinion: Bridging the verification gap between corporate philanthropy and NGOs

Photo by from Pexels. How does India authenticate NGOs? Is there a list of standards for nonprofits in Croatia? Does the U.N. Application Form for Non-Governmental Organizations cover NGOs working in Algeria? What is the IRS Form 990 equivalent in Gambia? For too many multinational corporations, these questions and many more are at the center of a vexing problem that may be slowing corporate giving programs. As they seek to match ... Full story

Church For Everyone

There are now many, many churches up and down the country, of all denominations, who would like to learn how to become more inclusive. If your church is somewhere on that journey, either thinking about inclusion for the first time, taking those early decisions, or looking to learn from or share experiences with churches like yours, then the ‘Church for Everyone’ conference is designed to help you take that next step. At St James and Emmanuel we ... Full story

The Future of Philanthropy

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How to Start a 501c3 Nonprofit the Right Way in Nine Steps

Congratulations — you're on your way to changing the world! In this guide I cover how to start a nonprofit or 501c3, from setting your goals to getting your first paying members. Full story

Charity staff share experiences of racism using #CharitySoWhite hashtag

The move was sparked after Citizens Advice was forced to apologise for a guidance document for staff that was described as 'horribly racist'. Charity sector workers are sharing their experiences of racism and discrimination in the voluntary sector using the Twitter hashtag ... Full story