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By supporting community initiatives, the Hungarian Environmental Partnership Foundation aims at contributing to the development of a democratic, sustainable and equitable society and an institutional system based on citizen participation.

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Through its newest program, Ökotárs aims at contributing to the revitalization of civic community life in the countryside.

Greenways are trails or natural corridors used in harmony with their environmental function and potential for sport, tourism and recreation. They improve possibilities for transportation, recreation and tourism, and encourage a healthier lifestyle and sustainable use of local resources.

The overall objective of the Hungarian NGO Fund was “strengthened civil society development and enhanced contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development” (in Hungary). 

Switzerland supported new EU members states in various projects to reduce the economic and social disparities in an enlarged EU.

Civil Partner program aims to develop non-profit leglislation to create a friendly and predictable environment where non-governmental organizations can work safely and easily. In cooperation with civil experts we do reserach, analyses and studies.

Kockazatos.hu (hazardous.hu) aim to provide accurate and authoritative information in plain language about hazardous (or so believed) chemicals occurring in our everyday environment.

We are searching for the most lovable tree, a tree with a story that can bring the community together. Ökotárs organizes the Hungarian Tree of the Year contest since 2010.

Green Belt Program supports small communities to create and develop green spaces with community functions in their neighborhood.

News

20 Dec. 2017

135 civil society organisations stand up for their peers working for local communities and for a peaceful Hungary

19 December 2018 - Following the steps of the Hungarian government, during the past week elected local representatives in several Hungarian cities launched attacks on Hungarian civil society organisations (CSOs), working for the benefit of communities and the Hungarian society, questioning their credibility and compromising their operations. We, 135 Hungarian CSOs, providing support to widest...

5 Sep. 2017

Complaint to the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of the stigmatizing „foreign funded” law

Budapest, 30 August 2017 - 23 Hungarian civil society organizations working together in the Civilization campaign submitted a joint motion (complaint) to the Constitutional Court on Monday, challenging the constitutionality of the stigmatizing „foreign funded” law.

13 Jun. 2017

NGOs: We’re here to stay and to continue our work

On Tuesday, 13 June, after two postponed votes, the Hungarian Parliament adopted the Law on the Transparency of Foreign Funded Organisations. The community of civil society organisations united in the Civilizáció campaign continue to believe that the law is unnecessary, stigmatising and harmful.

26 Apr. 2017

It doesn’t go without NGOs - the Hungarian society needs the civil society organizations

Copying the Russian template, during recent year the Hungarian government has attempted to stigmatize and vilify Hungarian NGOs. The new draft law on the transparency of organizations funded from abroad now debated in the Parliament is a next step in this direction, suppressing debate, eventually every contrary opinion.

5 Dec. 2016

On the way to community organizing

In the last 25 years Ökotárs Foundation has continuously monitored the situation of NGOs and the communities behind them and was shaping its own grant programs and those it has managed according to these experiences – as far as it was possible.

5 Oct. 2016

The Good Grantmaking Guide published

The foundations making up the Environmental Partnerhsip Association each have more than 15 years of experience in providing small grant support to civil society and community organizations. They now collected and synthetized their knowhow in this booklet outlining the key elements and cornerstones of a well-working and efficient open grant mechanism. This practical guide may be of interest for...

17 Jun. 2016

Results of the Community-Organizing-Leadership Program selection committee meeting

To the call for proposal of the Community-Organizing-Leadership Program, which was launched in March 2016, altogether 34 eligible applications were submitted.

10 Nov. 2015

Growing Gap in Civil Society Sustainability in the Region

USAID Releases the 18th Edition of the Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) for Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Supported projectsNéhány az Ökotárs által támogatott pályázatok közül

YearProgramOrganizationCityDescriptionGrant amount
2005Grant programTokaj Természetvédelmi Egyesület (TOTEM)Tokaj

Status of several habitats at the Nagy-Kopasz hill was surveyed, preparation for treatment works and habitat rehabilitation carried out. The aim was to map the population of protected and strictly protected species and to maintain their status. Mowing and bush felling was done in order to save...

250 000 EUR
2012Grant programPolyán EgyesületMikóháza

Prefinance for a Leader project.

1 727 EUR
2009Grant programBeklen a Nagykunsági Civil Társadalomért AlapítványTúrkeve

The acronym SLAPP derives from Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation, a suit that is intended to censor, intimidate and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon their criticism or opposition. Based on its own and very recent experience,...

500 000 EUR
2008Alternatives to nuclear energyEnergia Klub Szakpolitikai Intézet és Módszertani Központ EgyesületBudapest

In the frame of the Joint Project several Central and Eastern European organizations are working together, supporting each others local projects. As a common agreement the Joint Project focused on the uranium mining plans in the region and the anti-Mochovce work this year

23 EUR
2012Green BeltTerényi Faluvédő és Segítő EgyesületTerény

The association undertook the landscaping of a weedy, wet area in the village center. Volunteers came together several times to plant 120 trees and 33 shrubs. In addition, they made flower beds and also placed tables, benches and a fireplace. The volunteers of MOL (Hungarian Oil and Gas...

6 EUR

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