Activism needs action. If you want to contribute to a cause that you care about deeply, and apply your skills to it, volunteering with IVunited might be a good move for you. We want you to be able to start creating change fast and make a real impact thanks to your own professional and personal assets. What we do is provide you with the tools, frameworks and insight you need to get started.
Innovating and personalizing the mainstream approach to volunteering means everything to us. We welcome fresh ideas as well as interindustrial and international contributions, with the hopes of…
The Partners Network is a program of IVArcadia. IVArcadia is a project for partnership development in Arcadia and the Peloponnese, launched by the international non-profit organziation IVunited.
The Partners Network is open to all private and public institutions such as non-profit organizations, research institutes, professional unions, municipalities, governmental agencies etc. The participation in the Partners Network is free. Our collaborative grounds are implemented in a spirit of shared goals for local development, sustainable innovation and cooperation.
What we offer – A common ground to plan for the future of the region – Invitations to collaborate, partner up or consult…
IVunited is an interdisciplinary philanthropic organization founded in Nafplio, Greece. Our name stands for “Independent Volunteers United” as it has been built on the legacy and expertise acquired through years of altruistic action at the service of the future of our planet and communities, an experience that ultimately built the DNA of our agency. Today, IVunited serves as an organization for the creation of systems, programs and projects capable of facilitating and automating sustainable and innovative development. Our approach is rooted in biomimicry, evolutionary observations as well as the interdisciplinary convergence between fields of science, engineering, business and design…
We are officially part of the European Union network, now able to start hosting volunteers through the Erasmus+ program.
We are delighted to announce this as our organization has acquired the European Solidarity Corps quality label which will allow us to start welcoming full-time volunteers for team projects of up to 2 months and long-term individual missions lasting between 2 and 12 months.
Our volunteers will be welcomed in dreamy regions of the South of Greece, hosted in one of our partnering network’s properties of sea-side holiday rentals and hotels, all expenses covered.
For our organization, biomimicry is a fundamental framework. In everything we do, we aspire to approach problem-solving through first principles.
Nature and physics are the ultimate sources of logic that serve to inspire humanity beyond the capacity of any culture or leadership. Only by linking our creation to nature can we transform our nations into truly regenerative and symbiotic ecosystems.
Biomimicry, also called biomimesis or biomimetics, is a discipline that solves complex human problems, through the creation of systems, models and elements inspired by the logic of nature.
Biomimicry allows us to look at reality through first principles : What…
IVunited started as a project incubator aiming to put corporate, digital and cultural development strategies at the service of humanitarianism, universal welfare and the global progress towards the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our organization focuses on interdisciplinary research and project development methods such as Design Thinking, Agile Development, Biomimetic Design and a number of other framework-focused development strategies that innovate the way we tackle problem-solving for causes.
Before its founding, our organization started at a grassroot level in Cyprus in 2015, focused on open-source online tools such as
Originally published in 2016, this letter of intention was an introduction to our first platform IV — standing for Independent Volunteers — and hosted on the website independentvolunteers.com. Independentvolunteers.com had been created as a collaborative online incubator for philanthropic projects, with a desire to be of support to causes and organizations, serving of library to distribute coordination strategy proposals, guides, training and communication tools to NGOs and activists.
Since then, a lot has changed. IV has become IVunited, as we further dissected our development plan and branding strategies for the years to come. We learned how to jump through the…