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Giordano Dell'Amore Foundation

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Giordano Dell'Amore Foundation
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Giordano Dell'Amore Foundation
Founding year: 
Constituted in 1977, operating since 1967
Country: 
Italy
Total number of staff: 
3
Resources dedicated to microfinance: 
3
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
100%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
NGO, Foundation/trust
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Ms. Maria Cristina Negro
Address: 
Via Andegari 18
IT-20121
Milan
Italy
Website:
Phone: 
+39 (02) 8901 2767
Fax: 
+39 (02) 9865 2653
Organisation summary
Mission: 

To activate and catalyze the skills and resources of Italian actors in order to develop projects and methods of intervention in the microfinance sector, both in industrialized and developing countries, in compliance with consolidated best practices and able to contribute significantly to the development and innovation of the microfinance sector.

Type of intervention: 
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. technical assistance/capacity building, evaluation)
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. research / information dissemination)
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. policy advice / development / lobby)
  • Subsidies in staff time (e.g. networking/ donor / coordination)
  • Microfinance award: annually at European level and bi-annual at international level
Countries of intervention: 
Europe
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Prudential regulation, Supervision, Interest rates and rate caps, Client protection, Supporting networks and associations, Strengthening national/regional microfinance support sector, Capacity building (focused on all MFIs), Non-prudential regulation
  • Intermediate level: Business development services, Social impact/performance
  • Micro level: Financial product development and innovation, Delivery models (group, indiv.), Performance (financial and social), Strategic planning, Marketing, Graduation of MFIs, Risk management, Management information systems
  • Other themes: Academic research, Impact and performances studies, Sector mapping, Evaluation
Main competences: 
  • Generation and dissemination of ideas, best practices and operational models in the field of microfinance in Italy and worldwide
  • Platform for the exchange and matching of ideas, projects and financing for Italian operators
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