Lúcia Dellagnelo is founder and director of Instituto Comunitário Grande Florianópolis (ICom), a community foundation based in Southern Brazil.
Dr. Dellagnelo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, a Masters of Arts degree in International Education and a Doctorate degree in Human Development and Education from Harvard University. The mission of ICom is to promote community development by mobilizing, connecting and supporting donnors and civil society organizations, convening different sectors of society in the region of Greater Florianópolis.
Fernanda Sá http://www.synergos.org/bios/fbornhausensa.htm
Fernanda Bornhausen Sá is the founder and president of Instituto Voluntários em Ação (IVA), a non-profit organization based in Brazil.
Fernanda has had extensive experience on multi-stakeholder partnerships , having held key positions in the private , public , and non-profit sectors. Fernanda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the Federal University of Santa Catarina , and an MBA in Global Administration from the State University of Santa Catarina . IVA was created in 1998 and its mission is to mobilize and engage volunteers and provide training to volunteers and NGOs , thus promoting the culture of volunteerism among the Brazil’s population.
ICom – Instituto Comunitário Grande Florianópolis ICom operates in three main areas:
Transparency for NGOs Institutional Development It is a free, open and interactive online platform, where the entire community can find information about NGOs . It was built as a collective effort of ‘ self-regulation ’ involving aroung 30 NGOs’ managers and practitioners, lawyers and accountants. Portal Transparência offers bases for NGOs to pursue institutional development and accountability
ICom’s e-newsletter reaches almost 3.000 people of the community
The websites ( portaltransparencia.org.br and icomfloripa.org.br ) sum up 7.000 visits/month with an average time of 5 minutes per visit
ICom recently started its operations on social networks, designing strategies that can be replicated by local NGOs in order to develop a better positioning of the sector as a whole and a stronger movement using technology for social change
Our Facebook, Twitter , Youtube channels, and Blog, have a crucial role in the ways we mobilize our stakeholders ’ chain .
Today, we increasingly recruit volunteers and integrate Non-profits through these channels, disseminate our campaigns and create connections between people and causes, as visibility of volunteering opportunities keeps growing.
VOLUNTARIOSONLINE.ORG.BR in Social Netwoks
TIB Seminar Promote social change and sustentability
How tecnology can help Organizations to promote social change and sustentability
To create a magnet program to provide Brazilian philanthropic organizations with access to digital media and technologies which can help them to increase their accountability and to mobilize resources and volunteers.
The program proposed by ICom and IVA is organized around five main lines of action: