Monthly Archives: January 2012

EVPA is recruiting its new Managing Director


EVPA is looking for a Managing Director to be based in Brussels. We are grateful for the pro bono support of our newest member, Egon Zehnder International, in our search for a new managing director. After our current managing director, … Continue reading

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Social Entrepreneurs Ireland – 2012 Awards Programme

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland has just opened for applications for the 2012 Awards Programme, with a total fund of €775,000 to support individuals with new, big ideas for social change in Ireland. The Awards Programme will see eight social entrepreneurs awarded … Continue reading

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In the spotlight – what’s your opinion?

“Insight into the Impact Investment Market” An in-depth analysis of investor perspectives and over 2,200 transactions After the research report titled Impact Investments: An Emerging Asset Class published in 2010, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and J.P. Morgan partnered … Continue reading

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Have your say on the Social Impact Network!

Launched at the end of last year, the Social Impact Network is an online platform that allows EVPA members to connect and discuss important topics of Venture Philanthropy in an exclusive setting. With the Social Impact Network EVPA wants to … Continue reading

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Active Philanthropy publishes tour guide for effective giving

EVPA member Active Philanthropy has just published a tour guide for effective charitable involvement, including a map showing 20 important stations that can help organisations to manage their involvement. The guide covers the most important questions donors are likely to … Continue reading

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Voxtra launches $12m East Africa Agribusiness Fund

EVPA member Voxtra recently held the first closing of their impact investing fund for agribusiness in East Africa. They raised NOK 65 million (approximately USD 12 million) from institutional investors such as Norfund, Grieg International and Kavlifondet, as well as … Continue reading

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EVPA welcomes the AlphaOmega Foundation as a full member

Tweet We are happy to announce that the AlphaOmega Foundation based in France, has joined EVPA as a full member. The Foundation aims to enable the emergence of social champions in France that support disadvantaged youth through VP methods.

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Selection process for Momentum 2012 opens

Tweet The Momentum Project initiated by EVPA members ESADE and BBVA aims at promoting social entrepreneurship in Spain. Ten social entrepreneurs who most closely meet the criteria established in the programme are chosen and together with outstanding students from the … Continue reading

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