What: Alcoa Foundation to hold a first-of-its-kind International
Social Venture/Enterprise Initiative to discuss ways that
nonprofits and NGOs can utilize strategies and practices to
improve their effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability.
Who: International Experts, Funders and Non-Governmental
Organizations (NGOs) will convene at Wingspread Conference
Center and via videoconference from 9 locations worldwide.
When: June 19th - 21st, 2003
-- The Johnson Foundation's Wingspread Conference Center
in Racine, Wisconsin, and
-- Via videoconference facilitated by the following Alcoa
Alcoa, TN U.S.A.
Baie Comeau, Quebec, Canada
Ciudad Acuna, Mexico (vc in Del Rio, TX)
Pittsburgh, PA U.S.A.
Richmond, VA U.S.A
Sao Luis, Brazil
Warrick, IN U.S.A
Why: NGOs face a stark new reality: The need for their services
is increasing at a time when traditional funding sources are
This initiative is designed to begin to expose and provide
nonprofits and NGOs the opportunity to hear how this might
be one way to sustain their organizations.