About us

The Carpathian Foundation is a unique regional non – profit organization, and the only one serving Eastern Slovakia – Košice and Prešov administrative regions.

The Carpathian Foundation was created in 1994 and, since its creation, has been providing financial support, training and advisory services to active people and non – profit organizations in order to help improve living conditions in Eastern Slovakia. The Foundation’s flagship themes are community – based poverty alleviation and corporate social responsibility concept development. The Foundation’s grant programs seek to support development of the region in a variety of areas. The Foundation supports collaboration, partnerships on the local level and community engagement into solutions towards local issues. Since its creation, the Foundation funded hundreds of projects with a total amount of over 2,1 million EUR.

The Foundation is a member of the prestigious International Carpathian Foundation Network and Slovak Donors Forum.

Also, the Foundation is a member of the Transnational Giving Europe network. The Network is a partnership between 15 organizations covering 15 countries at the moment, and enabling donors, both corporations and individuals, resident in one of the participating countries, to financially support non-profit organisations in other TGE member states, while benefiting directly from the tax advantages provided for in the legislation of their country of residence.

In 2015, the Carpathian Foundation takes a part in the Escalator Program implemented by the Creative Industry, Košice, a non-profit organization. The Program provides an opportunity of free-of-charge expert consultancy and participation in training activities to Slovak creative and cultural organizations and individuals who wish to make their activities more professional.

Since 2016  Carpathian Foundation has been an observer of the Slovak Non-Governmental Development Organisations Platform –NGDO.

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Karpatská nadácia
Letná 27
040 01 Košice

Tel: 055 622 1152
Fax: 0555 622 1152


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