30 Mar. 2017

Grant Decision in the MOL Greenbelt Program

In late 2016, the evaluation committee composed of Ökotárs experts and MOL representatives approved 47 project ideas submitted to the grant program announced for the 11th year. Of these, 37 sent in a detailed project plan aiming at the creation or rehabilitation of community green spaces - parks, gardens, yards - through a voluntary community effort. 25...

24 Mar. 2017

Study Tours in Slovenia, Poland and Bulgaria in the Framework of the EEA/Norwegian NGO Programme

Members of the consortium operating the EEA/Norwegian NGO Programme visited their counterparts in Slovenia, Poland and Bulgaria exchanging experience about the managent of the grant scheme, and also met the representatives of some successful supported projects on site.

21 Mar. 2017

The Polish Oak Józef Won the European Tree of the Year Contest in 2017

In this year's European Year Tree contest, a total of 125,568 people cast their votes in February.

17 Mar. 2017

Joint Resolution - Hundreds of Organizations Responding to the Campaign Against CSOs

The current Hungarian regulation of the civil sector provides an adequate framework and sufficient guarantees that CSOs can do their job legally, transparently and accountably - stated the nearly 300 CSOs signing a joint resolution. The initiating organizations working in different areas, the members of the Civilization campaign, have...

28 Jan. 2017

Community-Organizing-Leadership Regional Meetings

At the events of the Community-Organizing-Leadership program organized in Miskolc and Parád (Heves county) interested locals could learn about the methods of community organizing through cases of successful local problemsolving with the involvement of citizens.

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.