Two important volunteering policy developments

by Megan Haddock, Johns Hopkins University

 

In recent months, there have been two important developments in volunteering policy that will impact the ongoing efforts to highlight volunteer labor in Europe and around the world.   First, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has officially adopted volunteering as a …

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NEW REPORT | Westchester County Nonprofits: A Major Economic Engine

    Today, we are pleased to release a new report highlighting the crucial role played by nonprofits in New York’s Westchester County.   The report, produced by our Nonprofit Economic Data Project in collaboration with Nonprofit Westchester with funding from the Westchester …

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Beating the Odds: The Center in 2013

  According to Viking tradition, Loki, the uninvited 13th guest at a banquet of gods in Valhalla, orchestrated the assassination of Balder the Beautiful, the god of joy and goodness. Reflecting this and similar stories, folkloric traditions around the world have long attributed a pall of misfortune to the number 13.   Fortunately, our …

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Meet Dr. Yuanfeng Zhang, Fall 2013 International Philanthropy Fellow

  The Johns Hopkins International Fellows in Philanthropy Program is a highly-selective program that welcomes one or two researchers from outside the U.S. to spend one or more semesters at our Center to conduct independent research on an aspect of the U.S. nonprofit, philanthropic, and voluntary sector. Since its inception in …

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Meet Tatsuaki Kobayasi, 2012-2013 International Philanthropy Fellow

  The Johns Hopkins International Fellows in Philanthropy Program is a highly-selective program that welcomes one or two researchers from outside the U.S. to spend one or more semesters at our Center to conduct independent research on an aspect of the U.S. nonprofit, philanthropic, and voluntary sector. Since its inception in …

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Nonprofits are: EMPOWERING

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values …

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Philanthropication thru Privatization: A way to build charitable assets?

  By Center Director Lester Salamon   I had the good fortune to be called out by name recently by celebrated Economist Magazine columnist Matthew Bishop for having put together his “dream conference” combining his “two favorite themes: privatization and philanthrocapitalism.”   The occasion for this comment was …

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SAVE THE DATE: A discussion about the Future of Nonprofit America in NYC

 

  On October 29th, please join us at the Foundation Center in New York as Center Director Lester Salamon hosts a panel discussion about where the nonprofit sector is heading, what its best path forward might be, and what it will take to get us there.   This discussion will draw …

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SAVE THE DATE: A discussion about the Future of Nonprofit America in Washington, DC

    On October 17th, please join us at the Aspen Institute in Washington DC as Center Director Lester Salamon hosts a panel discussion about where the nonprofit sector is heading, what its best path forward might be, and what it will take to get us there.   This discussion …

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Nonprofits are: ENRICHING

This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview …

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The results are in: Statistics Portugal’s Survey on Volunteer Work for 2012

  More than one in 10 adults in Portugal gives their time to volunteer activities, Statistics Portugal reports.   The volunteer rate of people that participated in a volunteer activity either through an organization or directly for other individuals is estimated to be 11.5% of residents aged 15 or older—about …

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Productive, Responsive, and Caring: Highlighting 3 Nonprofit Values

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  In December of 2012, we released a major report highlighting seven values that nonprofit leaders agreed were vital to the sector. This report was based upon a survey of 1500 nonprofit organizations around the U.S. conducted by our Listening Post Project.   Our hope in undertaking this survey …

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NEW REPORT: The State of Global Civil Society & Volunteering – Latest findings from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook

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  Today, we are happy to announce the release of our new report, “The State of Global Civil Society and Volunteering – Latest findings from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook,” which compares data from the 16 countries that have produced nonprofit satellite accounts. Please see the news release below. You can …

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New international comparative data from the implementation of the UN Nonprofit Handbook

On Monday, March 11, we will be releasing our newest data comparing the nonprofit sectors in 16 countries. This data is the result of the implementation of the United Nations Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions in the System of National Accounts. This data sheds new light on the true scope and scale of the …

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Nonprofits are: RESPONSIVE

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This post is one in a series exploring each of the seven attributes – being productive, empowering, effective, enriching, reliable, responsive, and caring – revealed in the Listening Post’s Nonprofit Values Survey in detail. Please visit the Nonprofit Values overview …

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