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Non Profit Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

BAE Systems Hits £1 Million Donation Milestone to Royal Navy Charity

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems has reached a significant milestone by donating £1 million to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) since its establishment in 2007. The RNRMC supports personnel from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, and Royal Fleet … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom Boosts Support for UNICEF’s Global Education Program with Major Investment

(IN BRIEF) Ahlstrom, as part of the Ahlström Collective Impact initiative, will invest nearly EUR 800,000 in UNICEF’s global educational program in 2024. This collaboration aims to address the digital divide by bringing digital learning to millions of children, training … Read the full press release

APA Consortium, Including Grupa Azoty and BASF, Sets Sights on Sustainable Future for Flexible Packaging

(IN BRIEF) Grupa Azoty ATT Polymers, BASF, UBE, ENVALIOR, and DOMO Chemicals have come together to establish the Advanced Packaging Association (APA) AISBL, dedicated to promoting sustainability in the flexible packaging value chain through scientific assessment. By championing polyamide-based packaging … Read the full press release

NatWest Social & Community Capital Adopts Total Impact Investment Approach

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Social & Community Capital (S&CC), a charity funded by NatWest since 1999 to support social enterprises, is launching a new investment policy known as the ‘Total Impact Approach’. This strategy will guide all investments to generate both … Read the full press release

NatWest Group and FSB Forge New Payments Partnership

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have joined forces to introduce a new payments partnership aimed at bolstering support for small businesses across the UK. This collaboration, building on their longstanding relationship and previous initiatives … Read the full press release

Prudential Launches Climate & Health Resilience Fund to Address Climate Change Impacts

(IN BRIEF) Prudential plc, a prominent insurance company in Asia and Africa, has announced a significant investment of US$2.5 million through its community investment arm, Prudence Foundation, to tackle the effects of climate change on health and enhance climate resilience, … Read the full press release

DHL Group Extends GoHelp Program to Europe, Enhancing Disaster Relief Efforts

(IN BRIEF) In a move to bolster global disaster relief initiatives, DHL Group announces the expansion of its GoHelp program to Europe. Building on its longstanding partnership with the United Nations, DHL Group aims to address the increasing frequency of … Read the full press release

Adyen and UNICEF Forge Global Partnership to Drive Rapid Fundraising for Children in Need

(IN BRIEF) Adyen, a leading financial technology company, and UNICEF have joined forces in a global partnership aimed at supporting children worldwide through innovative fundraising initiatives. Leveraging Adyen’s advanced financial technology, the partnership seeks to streamline fundraising efforts, enabling businesses … Read the full press release

GIID.org Presenta Investigación Innovadora: “Distritos de Innovación y la Centralidad del Terreno”

(IN BRIEF) El Instituto Global sobre Distritos de Innovación (GIID.org) lanzó hoy su última investigación titulada “Distritos de Innovación y la Centralidad del Terreno”, destacando el papel fundamental del uso del suelo en la transformación de estos distritos para abordar … Read the full press release

LEGO Group Unveils Long-Term Initiatives for Autism Acceptance Month

(IN BRIEF) In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, the LEGO Group, along with LEGO House and the LEGO Foundation, announces a series of initiatives aimed at supporting neurodivergent children and adults. These initiatives include KultureCity® Sensory Inclusive™ Certification for LEGO … Read the full press release

Unitaid Grants Additional Funding to University of Liverpool-led LONGEVITY Project for Long-Acting Infectious Disease Therapeutics

(IN BRIEF) Unitaid has allocated over £6 million in new funding to the University of Liverpool-led LONGEVITY project, aimed at enhancing long-acting therapeutics for tuberculosis, malaria, and hepatitis C. Started in 2020, the project has achieved preclinical milestones for long-acting … Read the full press release

UN Adopts International Day of Play to Champion Children’s Rights

(IN BRIEF) In a landmark decision, the United Nations has adopted an International Day of Play, slated for June 11th, to underscore the significance of play in children’s development. Backed by global partners and research highlighting the crucial role of … Read the full press release

Yrsa Daley-Ward Joins Sainsbury’s and Comic Relief to Amplify Voices of Food Club Members

(IN BRIEF) Poet Yrsa Daley-Ward collaborates with Sainsbury’s and Comic Relief to illuminate the untold struggles of individuals facing food insecurity in the UK. Through “Unspoken Words,” a collection of poems inspired by real-life stories from the Bonny Downs food … Read the full press release

Wednesday Webinar: The Anatomy of Forgiveness

(IN BRIEF) Against the backdrop of escalating tensions in Israel and Gaza, The Jubilee Centre and Sallux announce an upcoming webinar titled “The Anatomy of Forgiveness” scheduled for March 27th, 2024. Led by Reverend Ian Stackhouse from the Guildford Baptist … Read the full press release

Norwegian People’s Aid and Telia Test Portable Mobile Base Stations for Search and Rescue Missions

(IN BRIEF) Norwegian People’s Aid, in collaboration with Telia, is piloting the use of portable mobile base stations to extend cellular coverage in areas lacking network infrastructure. This initiative aims to enhance communication capabilities during critical search and rescue missions, … Read the full press release

REN’s Philanthropic Drive: Enhancing Social Services with Vehicle Donations

(IN BRIEF) REN – Redes Energéticas Nacionais, in adherence to its social responsibility policy, has contributed five vehicles to esteemed organizations within the social sector, aimed at bolstering service provision. The selected institutions include Associação Salvador, Centro Social Recreativo e … Read the full press release

Annual Charity Netball Tournament Raises Over £32,000 for Look Good Feel Better Cancer Support Charity

(IN BRIEF) Look Good Feel Better, in partnership with England Netball, organized its Annual Charity Netball Tournament at the University of Warwick, raising over £32,000 for individuals undergoing cancer treatment. The event, attended by 240 netball players, featured 26 teams … Read the full press release

ABP Southampton Raises £3000 for ANDYSMANCLUB at Charity Quiz Night

(IN BRIEF) ABP Southampton recently organized its first charity quiz night at the Port of Southampton’s Ocean Cruise terminal, raising an impressive £3000 in support of ANDYSMANCLUB (AMC), their charity of the year. Over 180 participants in 22 teams, inclujding … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group Receives Third Consecutive Global Supplier Engagement Leadership Recognition from CDP

(IN BRIEF) Husqvarna Group has once again been acknowledged as a “Global Supplier Engagement Leader” by CDP, underscoring its unwavering commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. With a Rating A, the company’s dedication to reducing CO2 emissions throughout its value … Read the full press release

Prudence Foundation and Malaysian Red Crescent Collaborate to Safeguard Students with ‘Safe Schools, Safe Kids’ Initiative

(IN BRIEF) Prudence Foundation, in collaboration with the Malaysian Red Crescent (MRC), is launching the ‘Safe Schools, Safe Kids’ programme across Malaysia to empower students aged 10-15 with crucial health and safety skills. The initiative aims to equip children with … Read the full press release

DHL Global Forwarding Partners with kinderherzen to Transport Mobile Heart Clinic for Infants Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) DHL Global Forwarding has initiated a pro bono logistics partnership with German NGO kinderherzen, facilitating the transportation of the world’s first mobile heart clinic for infants to various countries globally. The mobile clinic, starting its journey in El … Read the full press release

CapMan and PwC Launch #Steps4Tukikummit Charity Campaign for Children and Youth

(IN BRIEF) CapMan and PwC have initiated a collaborative charity campaign, #Steps4Tukikummit, aiming to raise over EUR 100,000 for the Tukikummit foundation in support of children and youth. The campaign encourages employees and clients to walk and run together, with … Read the full press release

Veolia Foundation Launches 2024 Student Solidarity Prize: Fostering Innovation and Social Impact

(IN BRIEF) Veolia Foundation’s annual Student Solidarity Prize 2024 has been announced, inviting student associations to submit their projects aimed at addressing social, environmental, and developmental challenges. Until April 30, 2024, student-led initiatives can vie for recognition and support, with … Read the full press release

ABP Southampton Sponsors Southampton Hospitals Charity’s Light the South Art Trail

(IN BRIEF) ABP Southampton proudly announces its sponsorship of the Southampton Hospitals Charity Light the South Art Trail, which will feature 40 8ft lighthouses spread across Southampton and Cowes on the Isle of Wight during the summer. This community event … Read the full press release

Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and SciLifeLab Announce 2024 Proof of Concept Grant Opportunity in Life Science

(IN BRIEF) Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, in collaboration with SciLifeLab, have introduced the 2024 Proof of Concept Grant in Life Science, aiming to bridge the funding gap between academic research and innovation. This grant offers researchers the chance to … Read the full press release

Pressure Mounts: Call to Ban Amazon Lobbyists from European Parliament

(IN BRIEF) Trade unions and civil society organizations are rallying behind Members of European Parliament (MEPs) in their call to revoke Amazon lobbyists’ access to the European Parliament following the tech giant’s repeated refusal to engage with parliamentary committees regarding … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Recognized as Global Environmental Leader by Carbon Disclosure Project

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall, a leading energy company, has achieved the highest rating in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) environmental disclosure ranking for 2023. Among nearly 400 companies worldwide, Vattenfall has secured a place on CDP’s prestigious ‘A-list,’ recognizing it as … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Donates €100,000 to Olena Zelenska Foundation in Support of Ukrainian War Victims

(IN BRIEF) Düsseldorf-based technology group Rheinmetall has pledged a donation of 100,000 euros to the Olena Zelenska Foundation in Kyiv, supporting humanitarian efforts for victims of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine. The foundation, led by Olena Zelenska, wife … Read the full press release

Chatty Robot Guide Dogs: A Promising Solution for Indoor Navigation of Visually Impaired Individuals

(IN BRIEF) The University of Glasgow, in collaboration with industry and leading charities, is pioneering the development of the RoboGuide, an AI-powered robot guide dog designed to assist blind and partially sighted individuals in navigating indoor spaces like museums, shopping … Read the full press release

Leverhulme Trust Announces 2023 Doctoral Scholarship Winners, Expanding Opportunities for Diverse Students

(IN BRIEF) The Leverhulme Trust has unveiled the recipients of the 2023 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships, marking an increased commitment to the program. These scholarships enable universities to support up to 18 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholars in interdisciplinary research areas. This year, … Read the full press release

NIDUS-Family Therapy Shows Promise in Helping People with Dementia Achieve Personal Goals

(IN BRIEF) A recent study led by Queen Mary University of London, in collaboration with the University of Exeter, highlights the efficacy of a new therapy called NIDUS-Family in assisting individuals with dementia and their family carers in achieving their … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s VISION Group Secures £569k to Improve Visual Impairment Care in Brain Injury and Neurological Conditions

(IN BRIEF) The University of Liverpool’s VISION group, focusing on visual impairment in acquired brain injury and neurological conditions, has received £569,000 in funding from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). Led by Professor Fiona Rowe, the … Read the full press release

VINCI Renews Partnership with INSA Foundation to Foster Humanist Engineering and Promote Diversity in Education

(IN BRIEF) VINCI, one of the founding sponsors of the INSA Foundation (Institut national des sciences appliquées), has extended its partnership for an additional three years to support INSA’s humanist engineer model. This collaboration includes funding the national host scholarship … Read the full press release

EIB and One World Media Collaborate to Spotlight Solutions for Girls and Women Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has renewed its partnership with One World Media (OWM) to highlight underreported stories that focus on empowering girls and women while addressing global challenges. Through this collaboration, EIB sponsors an award recognizing outstanding … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Extends Partnership with Esther Vergeer Foundation to Promote Inclusivity in Sports for Children with Disabilities

(IN BRIEF) ABN AMRO has announced an extension of its partnership with the Esther Vergeer Foundation for an additional two years, continuing their joint efforts to enable children with physical disabilities and chronic conditions to engage in sports and experience … Read the full press release

BBVA Colombia Grants University Scholarships to Micro-Entrepreneurs’ Children in Need

(IN BRIEF) BBVA in Colombia has awarded university scholarships to the children of micro-entrepreneur clients of Bancamía across the country. These scholarships are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and determination exhibited by the parents of these students. Mario Pardo … Read the full press release

RWE Foundation Supports Socially Disadvantaged Youth with €125 Million Endowment

(IN BRIEF) In celebration of its 125th anniversary, RWE established the RWE Foundation with a substantial starting capital of 125 million euros, dedicated to fostering equal opportunities for children and young people across Europe. The foundation recently unveiled two of … Read the full press release

ONS Reveals Unchanged Suicide Rates in England and Wales for 2022: Calls for Urgent Action

(IN BRIEF) The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released data on suicides in England and Wales for the year 2022, highlighting the persistence of suicide rates that have remained largely unchanged for over two decades. In response to the … Read the full press release

Empowering Ukrainian children with IT skills through Star for Life Ukraine

(IN BRIEF) In a time marked by disruptions in education for over 5.3 million children due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, Star For Life Ukraine, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to promoting informal tech education. The aim is to … Read the full press release

UNIDO and DHL Join Forces to Transform Agribusiness and Combat Food Waste in Africa

(IN BRIEF) The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and DHL Group have partnered to combat food waste and enhance agribusiness in Africa. They signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the 28th UN Climate Change Conference, launching the “Innovation for … Read the full press release