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Small businesses, nonprofits, governments, and other organizations around the world are facing a crisis. MBAs Fight COVID-19 is building a team of MBA students across the U.S. who can offer their skills to help.
Students have skills in budgeting, data crunching, outreach to stakeholders, strategic planning, research, project management, and more. Projects can range from a one-time ask for a single student to a multi-hour/week commitment from a larger team of students. All projects are pro bono.
To learn more and/or to post a project, please click on the link below.
Date: 5/29/2020 9:26:49 AM
Web site: http://www.mbasfightcovid19.com
Ethical Corporation - by Reuters Events is pleased to announce it will be hosting The Virtual Responsible Business Summit Week, from June 8 to 16, 2020, and invites NGOs, charities, and academic institutions to participate in the free-to-attend event.
Over 50 speakers will be presenting, including:
• Achim Steiner, Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP);
• Satya Tripathi, Assistant Secretary General of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP); and
• Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University.
For more information and to register for the event, please click on the link below.
Date: 5/29/2020 9:22:34 AM
Web site: https://events.ethicalcorp.com/rbs-virtual/?utm_source=5111+-+LinkedIn&utm_medium=LinkedIn+Post
In this episode of the Business of Giving podcast, produced by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, John Palfrey, president of the MacArthur Foundation speaks about:
• balancing short-term urgent needs with long-term sustainability;
• switching into a fundraising mode in addition to a grant-making one; and
• how nonprofits should approach grant makers post-COVID-19.
Date: 5/29/2020 9:10:57 AM
Web site: http://www.philanthropy.com/article/How-Nonprofits-Should-Approach/248760?cid=cpfd_home
NGOs are invited to apply for consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for 2021 by June 1, 2020.
Consultative status provides NGOs with access to not only ECOSOC, but also to its many subsidiary bodies, to the various human rights mechanisms of the UN, ad-hoc processes on small arms, as well as special events organized by the President of the General Assembly.
Date: 5/22/2020 2:46:55 PM
Web site: http://csonet.org/index.php?page=view&nr=400&type=230&menu=14