Monday, July 30, 2012

Links from Education for social justice workshop

Online activities -Games for change

Try some yourself!

Be an ethical consumer!

Smart shopping links

Consume with a Conscience: The Rise of Ethical Shopping
Shop at the supermarket with a clear conscience! -

Friday, April 13, 2012

Online resources for resource mobilization

Research and background information
The Foundation Center
Council on Foundations
UK fundraising
Japan Fundraising Association
Europe grants and loans
Japan Foundation Center (the guide is better)
Japan NPO Center
Partnership Support Center
Japan Philanthropy Association 

PDFs and articles
Raising resources  
A Guide to Fundraising - PDF online 
Your guide to fundraising - PDF online
Writing a fundraising strategy
The Fundraising Methods That Worked Best in 2010—and Could Work Best in 2011  
A Dozen Myths and Tips in Fund Raising
Mango User Guide and Procedures -  Financial System Guide  
New Fundraising Initiatives Seek to Bolster Growth of Nonprofit Sector 
ComparingCharitable GivinginCanada & theUnitedStates: 
Giving in Australia 
Giving and Volunteering in Latin America 
Fundraising UK 
Guide to Special Events Fundraising

Japanese data, reports and articles
all these are related to「日本のNPO/NGOにおけるファンドレイズ機能とその発展ストラテジー」
Series of booklets and reports from MoF_a and the Tokyo Foundation
PPT based on the report that is no longer on line
Magazines/online magazines
Chronicle of philanthropy

Friday, August 19, 2011

「Advocacy 誰でもできるアドボカシー活動」online resources

Read one of these for session 2 on August 27

A, BOND – how and why of advocacy

B. Advocacy guide

C. 12 steps for policy change

D. The water aid advocacy source book – section 4 or 5

E. CT association of nonprofits toolkit: read these sections:
1. Advocacy vs. Lobbying, 2. Lobbying – The Basics, 3. Make a Difference for Your Cause in Three Hours Per Week

F. Media Advocacy Manual

G. Moments in Time: HIV/AIDS Advocacy Stories

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Japanese NGOs need your help!

Get more information here:
 Japan based donations information
* Please indicate your donation is for the Tohoku Earthquake

Can Pan - in English

Give directly on the PWJ site - in Japanese
Find out about PWJ in English
Donate to PWJ directly via bank transfer:
Bank name: Mitsui Sumitomo Bank Branch: Aoyama  
Account type regular
Account number 1671932
Account name: Peace Winds Japan
三井住友銀行青山支店, 普通 
口座名義: 特定非営利活動法人 ピース ウィンズ・ジャパン広報口

JEN is starting the assistance for the people in Tohoku.

You can donate from English Homepage, please refer the following address to your friends and network.

Online credit card donation in Japanese

About JEN in English
Postal account transfer
Account # 00170538657
Account name: JEN
郵便振替口座 00170538657
加入者名(口座名) JEN

Save the Children Japan
Online giving in Japanese


Postal account transfer
Account # 00900120760
Account name: sebu za chirudorin kodomo kikin
郵便振替口座 00900120760
加入者名(口座名) セーブ・ザ・チルドレン子ども基金

MSF Japan: Medecins sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders Japan
Online donation in Japanese

Postal account transfer
Account # 00190-6-566468
Account name: kokyo-naki-ishidan-nihon
郵便振替口座 00190-6-566468
加入者名(口座名) 特定非営利活動法人国境なき医師団日本 

MDM Medecins du Monde Japan / Doctors of the the World
Online donation in Japanese
郵便振替口座名:特定非営利活動法人メドゥサン・デュ・モンド ジャポン

Postal account transfer
Account # 00110172839
Account name: medousan dyu mondo jyapan
郵便振替口座 00110172839
加入者名(口座名) 特定非営利活動法人メドゥサン・デュ・モンド ジャポン

Online donation in Japanese

Bank transfer information
Bank name Mitsubishi UFJ
Branch: omotesando
Regular account
Account number 1956381
Account name: tokuhi)adora jyapan
銀行: 三菱東京UFJ銀行 表参道支店
口座: 普通1956381
口座名: トクヒ)アドラジャパン

Good Neighbors Japan is also going to northern Japan to help out with relief efforts and you can support them
online donations in Japanese

Bank transfer information
Bank name Mitsubishi UFJ
Branch: Hongo
Regular account
Account number 1155337
Account name: tokuhi) guddo nebazujaypan
l Please be sure to write “tohoku” after you name to ensure they know this is for the tohoku
l Relief efforts
三菱東京UFJ銀行 本郷支店
口座番号: 普通 1155337
口座名義: トクヒ)グッドネーバーズジャパン
振込依頼人名に続けて「トウホク」とご入力ください。例)ヤマダ ハナコ トウホク

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Economic marginalization in Japan - data and links

Articles and organizations related to Economic marginalization in Japan
1. Japan’s Anti-Poverty Policies in Need of Change after 50 Years of Stagnation
2. Japan's Working Poor
3. Interngeneration transmission of poverty
4. Employment promotion for single mothers japan
5. Study on employment support for single mothers japan
6. Income distribution of Japan: historical view
7. Age, Change and Poverty: Coping with Social Transformation
8. Women 2000, Japan NGO Alternative Report
9. The History of the Urban Lower Class and Homelessness in Japan
11. Is Minimum Wage an Effective Anti-Poverty Policy in Japan?
12. The Rise of Poverty in Japan: The Emergence of the Working Poor 
13. Trends in Poverty among Low-income Workers in Japan since the Nineties
14. The Working Poor, Borderline Poor, and Developments in Public Assistance Reform
15. Some short newspaper articles:
Poverty of single-mother households highlighted
Single-mother households badly hit by slump
NPO told to stop feeding homeless
Net cafes becoming delivery rooms for poor pregnant girls
Learn more about social issues in Japan and how local nonprofits are tackling them:
 May - July 2011 @ TUJ for more details: contact TUJ directly
 Nonprofits and community groups
1. Second Harvest Japan
2. Anti-poverty campaign 反貧困ネット
3. Independent Life Support Center〈MOYAI〉自立生活サポートセンター・もやい
自立生活サポートセンター・もやい (J)
4. Women and poverty network女性と貧困ネットワーク
5. Action center for working women  働く女性の全国センター
6. Sanyukai 山友会
7. Soup no Kai スープの会

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Global Festa group tour


Some people are hesitant to go to the Global Festa because they do not know anyone ... join me and some friends ... right now we have 2 ideas for when to go

I work in the middle of the day so before or after my class join me for a Global Festa group tour:
Saturday October 2 10-12noon or 4-5pm (to be decided by Sept 26 based on people's responses)

Option A Saturday October 2 from 10 to 12noon
Meeting time: 9:50
Meeting location: Hibiya Station (Hibiya Line) Exit A 14

Option B Saturday October 2 from 4 to 5pm
Meeting time: 3:50pm
Meeting location: Uchisaiwaicho station (Mita line) Exit A7
we can chat afterward over coffee or a beer.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Fundraising related on line resources

* Links from the Dec 5 workshop on fundraising => please let me know if any links are broken.

On-line resources:
The Foundation Center
Council on Foundations
UK fundraising
Europe grants and loans
Japan Foundation Center
Japan NPO Center
Partnership Support Center
Japan Philanthropy Association

Online articles:

Japan’s “Culture of Giving”and Nonprofit Organizations
New Fundraising Initiatives Seek to Bolster Growth of Nonprofit Sector
ComparingCharitable GivinginCanada & theUnitedStates:
Giving in Australia
Giving and Volunteering in Latin America
Selected Bibliography: General Research and Statistics on Foundations - International-Level Publications

Magazines/online magazines

Chronicle of philanthropy
Charity channel
Europe in the world

Other resources
Sample grant proposals
Fundraising UK
"gift aid" report:
Gifts in Kind Inc
Guide to Special Events Fundraising