March 2009 http://www.idis.org.br/front_page/view?set_language=en
The Institute for the Development of Social Investment - IDIS
Founded in 1999, IDIS is a civil society organization of public interest pioneer on supporting philanthropists – social investors – in Brazil and Latin America.
IDIS engages wealthy families and individuals, companies and communities in strategic actions that promote social changes, contributing to reduces the social inequalities in the region.
We develop and offer to social investors innovative and effective ways of giving.
“ To promote private social investment as a tool for the development of a more just and sustainable society”.
Board of Directors
President: Celso Varga
Maria Lucia de Almeida Prado e Silva
Michael Paul Zeitlin
Hélio Nogueira da Cruz
Maria Elena Johannpeter
Donors have no information on the destination of their donations
Families do no consider philanthropy as part of succession among generations
Companies lack information about the philanthropy they practice
Communities have little information on local philanthropy
Relation with the grantee ends with the check
Lack of priority
Lack of control and evaluation
Lack of professionals
About Brazil: Social Investment Panorama
Private Social Investment Private Social Investment takes place whenever individuals, families or business organizations voluntarily and strategically allocate financial, human or in kind resources for public benefit . To generate impact and promote social transformation , social investment needs to be based on research, strategic planning and monitoring and evaluation of results. Institute for the Development of Social Investment.
Strategy INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS, ONGOING INTERNAL CAPACITY BUILDING, LEADERSHIP AND INFLUENCE IDIS: Programming, Methodology and Strategy Cause Related Marketing Community Social Investment Knowledge and dissemination Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Social Investment Training and education Dissemination Knowledge production Family Social Investment Methodology PARTICIPATORY, ITERATIVE, INNOVATIVE, STRATEGIC Community Philanthropy Organizations Business in the community Awareness Program Advisory services Grantmaking
Strategic Plans for Corporate Social Investment, Family Giving programs, Community Philanthropy Organizations (CPOs);
Corporate Social Responsibility Assessment;
Structuring of Foundations and Institutes;
Incubator for new social organizations;
Programme development and implementation;
Evaluation of social programs:
Identification and due diligence of civil society organization for grants;
Development of Cause Related Marketing programs;
Technical support to implement Social Network for community development;
In company courses on PSI and CSR;
Conferences, Research and Publications.
IDIS: Services and Activities
IDIS is member of CAF International Network
We provide local and global solutions to make giving as effective as possible. Our vision is a society motivated to give ever more effectively: advisory and consultancy, grantmaking, donor advised and tax-efficient giving, payroll giving and research.
IDIS: Main Achievements
IDIS has supported over 71 clients in Brazil and Latin America that donated over US$ 260 million in 2006. Promoted private social investment, generating knowledge and new methodologies , disseminated to over 16.000 people through 20 seminars and conferences, publication, workshops and courses. www.idis.org.br Since 2005 IDIS became partner of Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) , supporting work in Latin America, and has cooperation agreements with International Business Leader Forum (IBLF) and Canadian Public Health Association.