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News Cemefi 5 September 2017 For Subscribers

New Philanthropy and CSR House 

Cemefi has celebrated laying the first stone of the building that will become its hub for philanthropy, civil society initiatives and corporate social responsibility – La Casa de la Filantropia y la RSE  (Philanthropy and CSR House) in Mexico …

News Cemefi 7 March 2017 For Subscribers

Cemefi: Conferences on volunteering for social change 

In November 2016, Cemefi hosted two major conferences: the 24th World Volunteer Conference and 8th World Youth Volunteer Conference, both organized in partnership with the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE).   The main topic of …

News Cemefi 6 September 2016 For Subscribers

Mexican Center for Philanthropy: Volunteering goes centre stage in Mexico

Volunteering is increasing – and increasingly important – in Mexico. In recognition of this, the Mexican Center for Philanthropy’s (Cemefi’s) major events this year will be focused on volunteerism at the national and the international …

News Cemefi 7 June 2016

Mexican Center for Philanthropy: New platforms boost social investment

The Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Cemefi) is proud to announce the launch of two platforms aimed at strengthening civil society organizations and creating liaisons with corporate funding programmes. The social investment platform (PLADIS) is designed to …

News Cemefi 15 March 2016

Cemefi: Mexican Center For Philanthropy

Mexican Center for Philanthropy´s XI Donors’ Meeting What is the role of grantmakers in building and facilitating effective partnerships that can respond to current challenges? And how do foundations and grantmaker collaboratives help maximize the …

News Cemefi 1 December 2015

Cemefi’s XV Third Sector Research Congress

It’s been 15 years since the first Third Sector Research Congress hosted by Cemefi along with more than 13 national universities. Through this time, the Congress has promoted the generation of knowledge in the field, …

News Cemefi 1 September 2015

Cemefi: Corporates pledge 1% of profits to good causes

Fifteen years ago, Cemefi (Mexican Center for Philanthropy) brought together business and civil society leaders to create the Alliance for Corporate Responsibility – AliaRSE. This introduced a new perspective on corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices, …

News Cemefi 1 September 2013

CEMEFI – Volunteering in Mexico

Traditionally in Mexico volunteering activities are related to what Robert D Putnam called ‘bonding capital’, where people cooperate mainly with those who share their values and beliefs. Cemefi developed the ENSAV survey (National Survey of …

News Consuelo Castro and Cemefi 14 September 2012

Using a time of change to press for change in Mexico

A change of government in Mexico has provided the opportunity for the country’s civil society organizations to press for their greater involvement in the shaping of public affairs. This was the stimulus for a group …

Opinion Lourdes Sanz Moguel and Cemefi 29 June 2012

CSOs’ standards to the test

In 2004, Cemefi created the Institutionalization and Transparency Standards (ITSs) to increase transparency and accountability in civil society organizations (CSOs). A clear and transparent use of resources builds trust in organizations, facilitates strategic partnerships and …