Category Archives: Non Profit

Non Profit Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Empowering Ukraine’s Youth: DHL and SOS Children’s Villages Forge New Partnership

(IN BRIEF) DHL Group and SOS Children’s Villages Ukraine have entered into a partnership to support young people facing socio-economic challenges due to poverty, conflict, or displacement. The GoTeach program, initiated by DHL, aims to empower youth by providing early … Read the full press release

World Health Organization Recommends University of Oxford’s Malaria Vaccine for Children

(IN BRIEF) The University of Oxford’s R21/Matrix-M™ malaria vaccine, developed in collaboration with the Serum Institute of India and leveraging Novavax’s adjuvant technology, has received a recommendation for use by the World Health Organization (WHO). After rigorous scientific review by … Read the full press release

Dunelm Continues 5-Year Tradition of Supporting Loughborough University Students

(IN BRIEF) For the fifth consecutive year, Dunelm has supplied Loughborough University with custom Dunelm starter packs for students in need, featuring bedding and kitchen essentials. These packs aim to ensure a smooth transition to university life by providing students … Read the full press release

British Safety Council’s International Safety Awards 2024 Now Open for Applications

(IN BRIEF) The British Safety Council has opened applications for the International Safety Awards 2024, marking the 66th year of these internationally recognized accolades for excellence in health, safety, and wellbeing. These awards honor organizations committed to maintaining high standards … Read the full press release

E.ON and Employees Fund Construction of School in Earthquake-Hit Turkish City

(IN BRIEF) E.ON, the energy company based in Essen, along with contributions from its employees, is financing the construction of a primary school in Hatay, Turkey, which was severely affected by earthquakes in February 2023. Following the earthquakes, E.ON initiated … Read the full press release

BASF Collaborates with Partners to Promote Sustainable Palm Oil Production in Indonesia

(IN BRIEF) BASF, in partnership with a natural cosmetics company and Indonesian non-profit organization Kaleka, is supporting sustainable palm and palm kernel oil production in Indonesia. The project, implemented by Kaleka, follows a jurisdictional approach, aiming to promote sustainable land … Read the full press release

EU-Funded CommuniCity Launches its Second Open Call

(IN BRIEF) The CommuniCity project, funded by the European Union, has launched its Second Open Call to address various challenges faced by marginalized communities in European cities. Building on the success of its First Open Call, the project has expanded … Read the full press release

GSK and Save the Children Extend Partnership to Boost Child Vaccination Rates in Ethiopia and Nigeria

(IN BRIEF) Pharmaceutical company GSK and international non-profit organization Save the Children have renewed their partnership for another five years, with GSK committing £15 million to the initiative. The collaboration will primarily focus on increasing child vaccination rates and reducing … Read the full press release

DHL Group Marks 15th Anniversary of Global Volunteer Day, Encouraging Employee Engagement

(IN BRIEF) DHL Group is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its Global Volunteer Day (GVD) initiative, which encourages employees worldwide to participate in non-profit projects in their local communities. Since its inception in 2008, GVD has seen 1.3 million DHL … Read the full press release

Aviva Launches Sustainable Business Coach to Help Brokers Embrace Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Aviva has introduced the Sustainable Business Coach, a digital tool aimed at assisting brokers in understanding their businesses’ environmental and societal impact. Developed in collaboration with non-profit organization Future-Fit and digital coaching firm Life Moments, the tool guides … Read the full press release

Siemens and Siemens Healthineers Donate €1 Million for Earthquake and Flood Victims in Morocco and Libya

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG and Siemens Healthineers have jointly pledged €1 million in immediate assistance to aid earthquake and flood victims in Morocco and Libya. The companies have also encouraged their employees to contribute to the relief efforts, with every … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp Achieves Platinum Payroll Giving Quality Mark Award for Philanthropic Excellence

(IN BRIEF) Lightsource bp has received the prestigious Platinum Payroll Giving Quality Mark Award for 2023 from Charities Trust, recognizing the company’s commitment to fostering a culture of philanthropy and promoting payroll giving. This honor stems from 20% of Lightsource … Read the full press release

Carmeuse Buffington Operation Supports Back-to-School with Donation of Supplies

(IN BRIEF) Buffington, part of Carmeuse, has extended its support to the local community by contributing to a “Back-to-School” initiative. Recognizing the challenges students face as they start a new school year, the Boys and Girls Club of Gary, Indiana … Read the full press release

Carmeuse Supports Abbey Rose Foundation 5K Trail Run/Walk to Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

(IN BRIEF) Carmeuse Huron Operation continued its tradition of supporting regional 5K races by participating in the Abbey Rose Foundation 5K Trail Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run. The event, held at Fabens Park in Huron, Ohio, saw participants navigating diverse … Read the full press release

Lightsource bp Renovates Schools in Brazil, Paving the Way for Solar and Digital Learning

(IN BRIEF) Lightsource bp’s team members traveled to Ceará, Brazil, to assist in the refurbishment of three schools near the Complexo Solar Milagres. The renovation efforts included painting, tile replacement, ceiling plaster lining, electrical and hydraulic maintenance, and furniture refurbishment … Read the full press release

Русские эмигранты усиливают призывы «Я хочу, чтобы вы жили» через искусство

(КОРОТКО) Русские эмигранты, выступающие против войны, собрались в художественной резиденции «Искусство мира» при поддержке Campaigns for Humanity. Инициатива облегчает связи между художниками, пострадавшими от конфликта, и предоставляет платформу для выражения антивоенных настроений. Известные проекты включают «Дорожные знаки», кампанию уличного искусства … Read the full press release

Russian Emigrés Amplify Pleas of “I Want You to Live” through Art

(IN BRIEF) Russian emigrants opposing war have come together in the “Art of Peace” artist residency, backed by Campaigns for Humanity. This initiative facilitates connections among conflict-affected artists, providing a platform for expressing anti-war sentiments. Notable projects include “Road Signs,” … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Partners with Blau-Gelben Kreuz to Aid Children in Chernivtsi, Ukraine with €20,000 Donation

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall AG, a global corporation from Düsseldorf, has pledged €20,000 to aid displaced families and children in Chernivtsi, a partner city of Düsseldorf. The donation will be channeled through the German NGO, Blau-Gelben Kreuz / Deutsch-Ukrainischer Verein e.V. … Read the full press release

Bentley’s Advancing Life Chances Strategy: Over 150 Grants Donated to UK Charities and Plans for Further Community Investments

(IN BRIEF) Bentley, as part of its new Advancing Life Chances (ALC) strategy, has launched a community investment programme to support charities and good causes across the UK. Through the Small Grants Programme, Bentley has already donated over 150 grants … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered’s $1 Billion COVID-19 Facility Helps Deliver Critical Supplies and Support Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has released a report on the outcomes of its not-for-profit COVID-19 facility, which provided financing of $1 billion to support clients in manufacturing and distributing essential products during the pandemic. The facility offered loans to help … Read the full press release

Voith Extends #VoithCares Program to Support Employee Volunteer Work Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) Voith has launched the #VoithCares program in collaboration with the Hanns Voith Foundation to support the volunteer work of its employees worldwide. In the first round, 50 nonprofit projects were selected and received financial support totaling 50,000 euros. … Read the full press release

“Art Is Our Weapon”: Artists in Exile Deploy Their Talents in Support of Peace, Justice for Ukraine

Russian Anti-War Activists Unleash Creative Crusade Against War (IN BRIEF) A group of Russian activists living in exile has formed an artistic resistance movement within the Russian diaspora to oppose war. These activists, who are working artists with diverse specialties, … Read the full press release

Annual Donors Delivering for SRHR Report Reveals Trends in Global Funding for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

(IN BRIEF) Global health NGO DSW has released its 2023 Donors Delivering for SRHR report, highlighting the state of global funding for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and related areas. The report shows that total funding for SRHR … Read the full press release

KfW Development Bank’s Biodiversity Initiative, Legacy Landscapes Fund, Achieves Promising Results after Two Years

(IN BRIEF) KfW Development Bank celebrates the two-year anniversary of the Legacy Landscapes Fund (LLF), an initiative for biodiversity conservation. The LLF provides long-term financing for protected areas in developing countries, ensuring effective conservation efforts. It has achieved significant progress, … Read the full press release

Axel Springer Freedom Foundation Brings Replica of Pillar of Shame to Berlin for Public Art Installation

(IN BRIEF) The Axel Springer Freedom Foundation and Danish artist Jens Galschiøt have installed a replica of the Pillar of Shame in Berlin to commemorate the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre in China. The monument, which originally stood outside … Read the full press release

Rediscover, Reimagine, Rebuild: York Festival of Ideas reveals eclectic lineup

(IN BRIEF) The York Festival of Ideas has announced its programme for 2023, under the theme of “Rediscover, Reimagine, Rebuild”. More than 150 events will be held from 2 to 15 June, featuring in-person and online events with a line-up … Read the full press release

HRH The King invites Samaritans Scotland volunteer to prestigious garden party

(IN BRIEF) Deborah Hughes, a Samaritans Scotland volunteer, has been invited to a garden party hosted by HRH The King at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Deborah provides emotional support to callers by working shifts around her full-time job in financial … Read the full press release

EBWE startet Initiative zur Unterstützung der wirtschaftlichen Integration ukrainischer Flüchtlinge in Kroatien

(IN KÜRZE) Die Europäische Bank für Wiederaufbau und Entwicklung (EBWE) hat in Kroatien ein technisches Kooperationsprojekt mit dem Ziel gestartet, die wirtschaftliche Integration ukrainischer Flüchtlinge, insbesondere Frauen, im Land zu unterstützen. Die Initiative, in Partnerschaft mit dem SVOJA-Verein und der … Read the full press release

EBRD Launches Initiative to Support Economic Integration of Ukrainian Refugees in Croatia

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched a technical cooperation project in Croatia with the aim of supporting the economic integration of Ukrainian refugees, particularly women, in the country. The initiative, in partnership with the … Read the full press release

Le groupe Volkswagen rejoint le groupe de travail sur le cuir pour un approvisionnement plus responsable en matières premières

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Les marques du groupe Volkswagen ont rejoint le Leather Working Group (LWG) pour jouer un rôle de premier plan dans l’approvisionnement responsable en matières premières, en promouvant la durabilité tout au long de la chaîne de valeur. … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group Joins Leather Working Group for More Responsible Raw Material Procurement

(IN BRIEF) The Volkswagen Group’s brands have joined the Leather Working Group (LWG) to play a leading role in responsible raw material procurement, promoting sustainability throughout the entire value chain. The LWG is a non-profit organization that certifies leather manufacturers … Read the full press release

Die EIB startet die „EU for Ukraine Initiative“ zur Unterstützung der Wiederaufbau- und Wiederaufbaubemühungen

(IN KÜRZE) Die Europäische Investitionsbank (EIB) hat die „Initiative EU für die Ukraine“ ins Leben gerufen, um die Wiederaufbau- und Wiederaufbaubemühungen in der Ukraine nach der massiven russischen Invasion im Jahr 2022 zu unterstützen. Die Initiative umfasst die Einrichtung eines … Read the full press release

EIB launches “EU for Ukraine Initiative” to support reconstruction and recovery efforts

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has launched the “EU for Ukraine Initiative” to support reconstruction and recovery efforts in Ukraine, following the full-scale Russian invasion in 2022. The initiative includes the establishment of a Trust Fund to enable … Read the full press release

Colas Foundation Contributes Over €20,000 to Support Education and Vocational Training for Young People in Marrakech

(IN BRIEF) The Colas Foundation, after 30 years of supporting contemporary art, has decided to shift its focus to social issues. The foundation will now support initiatives that promote social and professional integration of children and young people through education, … Read the full press release

Patients as Partners Europe Returns to London and Announces Agenda Highlights

(IN BRIEF) The Conference Forum has announced that the 7th annual European Patients as Partners® in Clinical Research conference will take place in London on June 12-13, 2023. The event will focus on achieving greater representation in clinical research, building … Read the full press release

JA Europe, Intel, Abodoo und andere Organisationen schließen sich dem ehrgeizigen Ziel des EIT an, bis 2025 eine Million Europäer in Deep Tech auszubilden

(IN KÜRZE) Das Europäische Institut für Innovation & Technology (EIT) hat neue Zusagen von Abodoo, dem Computer Vision Center Barcelona, Generation, Intel Corporation, JA Europe, der Tampere University of Applied Sciences und der Technischen Universität Cluj-Napoca bekannt gegeben, sich der … Read the full press release

JA Europe, Intel, Abodoo, and Other Organizations Join EIT’s Ambitious Goal to Train One Million Europeans in Deep Tech by 2025

(IN BRIEF) The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) has announced new pledges from Abodoo, Computer Vision Center Barcelona, Generation, Intel Corporation, JA Europe, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, and the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca to join the Deep … Read the full press release

Bloomberg und Junior Achievement Europe betreuen 2023 mit der EU-Initiative „Women in Finance“ noch mehr Studierende

(IN KÜRZE) Bloomberg hat seine EU-Initiative „Women in Finance“ ausgeweitet, die darauf abzielt, junge Frauen nach einem erfolgreichen ersten Jahr zu inspirieren und zu befähigen, Karrieren im Finanzbereich zu verfolgen. Die Initiative bietet spezialisierte Schulungen zu Kapitalmärkten und Mentoring durch … Read the full press release

Bloomberg and Junior Achievement Europe mentor even more students in 2023 with EU Women in Finance initiative

(IN BRIEF) Bloomberg has expanded its EU Women in Finance initiative, which aims to inspire and empower young women to pursue careers in finance, following a successful first year. The initiative offers specialized training on capital markets and mentoring from … Read the full press release

Mitsubishi Corporation s’associe à Solidaridad pour distribuer des foyers économes en énergie aux producteurs de cacao nigérians

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Mitsubishi Corporation et Solidaridad se sont associés pour introduire des foyers économes en énergie pour les petits producteurs de cacao dans les États nigérians d’Ondo et de Cross River. La plupart des ménages ruraux du Nigéria utilisent … Read the full press release