The New Zealand Embassy in Mexico Fund: Call for Proposals (2020-2021)

Proposal   The New Zealand Embassy Fund in Mexico is a program that allows flexible support for projects that clearly and directly contribute to the elimination of poverty, and that have a high impact on the socioeconomic development of the community. The projects must be in line with the mission

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Digital Transformation and the Futures of Civic Space to 2030

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published a document about digital transformation and the futures of civic space to 2030. The digital transformation, related to economic and social effects about digitization is altering the civic, physical, virtual and legal space where people associate, articulate and gather. The implication

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COVID-19 Funding: Stuck in Multilateral System

The U.K. government must increase humanitarian funding to front-line NGOs to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, because of politicians and aid leaders insisting that less than 2% of funding committed under the Global Humanitarian Response Plan has so far made it properly and rapidly to NGOs. Most of the funding

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US Giving Saw a Rise in 2019, According to The Giving Institute

In 2019, charitable giving rose by 4.2% in the US, reaching 449.64 billion dollars. In comparison, in 2018, Americans gave an estimated $431.43 billion to charities, which means an increase of $18.21 billion in 2019. The increase of giving in the US was driven by both individual and corporate donors,

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RACI Executive Committee Elections Process

After their respective mandates as members of the RACI Executive Committee, Noel Alonso Murray, Directorio Legislativo Foundation´s Executive Director; Patricia Kahane, Tzedaká Foundation´s Executive Director; Bárbara Kuss, Huerta Niño Foundation´s Executive Director; Raúl Zavalía Lagos, Executive Director of Pro Vivienda Social Foundation; and Emilio Xarrier, General Manager of the Latin

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New alliance with IAVE

In September 2020, RACI formed an alliance with IAVE (International Association for Volunteer Effort) and joined its Global Network of Volunteering Leadership (GNVL). The mission of this international association is to promote, strengthen and celebrate volunteering in every way and across the world. IAVE, having members in more than 70

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Our Members: Chicas en Tecnología

The Argentine organization Chicas en Tecnología invited women between the ages of 15 and 19 in Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico to be part of its new free online program, Protagonistas del futuro, ellas transforman el mundo con tecnología, created with the support of Disney. The new proposal

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We Held Our First Unconference!

Last Wednesday, August 26th, RACI – with the support of AGNA (CIVICUS) – held the first virtual unconference, whose guiding theme was “Resource Mobilization: How to Strengthen Civil Society?” The particularity of this new space for exchange was that the agenda was co-created together with the participants, who proposed the

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The Rise of the Global South: Can South-South Cooperation Reshape Development?

Rafael Beleboni, Brazilian foreign affairs officer specialized on international cooperation for development, presents in his article; “The rise of the global South: Can South-South cooperation reshape development?”, An innovative perspective on the development cooperation strategy, based on the exchange of knowledge, implemented in the Global South. In 1955, what President

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New RACI Members!

During the month of July, with a virtual presentation, RACI welcomed the organizations that have joined the network as members. The new members express the continuity of RACI’s mission which, for more than ten years, has periodically added new organizations to the Network with the aim of enriching and expanding

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