Monthly Archives: September 2010

Volunteering projects in Ecuador

Volunteer at biological reserves throughout Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon, with conservation and community projects. … learn more→

Decline of burrowing owl in Imperial Valley

Surveys show the owl\’s population has dropped from about 5,600 pairs in the early 1990s to 3,557 pairs in 2008. The agricultural area had been considered a stronghold for the species … learn more→

Obsession with growth is asset stripping the planet

Obsession with economic growth and the greed of financial speculators are destroying efforts to conserve the world\’s diminishing resources. British and French speakers from radically different backgrounds, and with sharply contrasting styles, found themselves singing an unlikely political duet at the Lyon environment forum. Big business, they said, must be stopped from \”asset stripping\” a […] … learn more→

Volunteering Projects in Ghana (PCO)

Help in facilitating peace education cells in a small Ghanaian community, engaging in topics such as female empowerment and domestic violence, whilst also helping to develop the education facilities of the community. … learn more→

Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work [Paperback]

There are a tremendous number of non-profits around. There are also a tremendous number of funding organizations. Your job as the fundraising manager (whatever your exact job title may be) is to put your particular non-profit together with one or more funding organizations to raise the money you need. … learn more→

Careers series: How do I become a Grant Writer?

If you’re looking for a job that incorporates your love of writing and offers the chance to make a difference at a non-profit, grant writing could be the perfect fit. While your audience will be relatively small, the impact of your writing could be huge, bringing in much-needed funds for your employers. … learn more→

Volunteering projects in Costa Rica

Help protect endangered Olive Ridley and Leatherback (Baula) turtle populations along Costa Rica\’s Pacific coastline. … learn more→

Volunteering Projects in South Dakota

Volunteer at a youth centre located on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation to help create a viable future for the youth of the Lakota tribe. … learn more→

The GVN Foundation

GVN Foundation was founded in 2005 to provide financial assistance and help implement sustainable development projects to local community organisations around the world. … learn more→

Global Volunteer Network

The Global Volunteer Network (GVN) offers volunteer service opportunities in community projects around the world. Our vision is to support the work of local community organizations in developing countries through the placement of international volunteer … learn more→