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Together for Children

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Together for Children is a grant programme created and launched by the Carpathian Foundation in partnership with UNICEF to help ensure equal and inclusive access to care and education, especially for children fleeing the war in Ukraine, as well as for other children in need. We will reallocate €1,090,000 to participating projects from all across Slovakia during 2023. Key to this programme is building partnerships between local governments and experts from different fields to implement systemic and sustainable change.
Open date: January 23, 2023
Close date: February 28, 2023

Ideathon We love the East

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Grant call that offers support for those who decide to implement some of the project plans that arose within Ideathon We love the East.

Active Citizens Fund Slovakia

Active Citizens Fund (ACF) – Slovakia is a grant programme aimed at strengthening civil society, promoting active citizenship and empowering vulnerable groups in Slovakia. The programme is implemented jointly by the Carpathian Foundation, Ekopolis Foundation and the Open Society Foundation. ACF is part of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway’s financial assistance to 15 Member States of the European Union.
Close date: 22 January 2019

We like the East

The MÁME RADI VÝCHOD (We Love the East) programme is financed from the Karpatská vandrovka (Carpathian Wander) Fund and it supports projects that improve the quality of life in Eastern Slovakia. The programme aims to support active Easterners and their ideas and projects helping to make lifestyle in our region healthier, improve sports opportunities, bring people together and make them spend their spare time actively, and build non-commercial culture in Eastern Slovakia in general. Karpatská vandrovka (Carpathian Wander) is a sponsored hike for spirited long-distance hikers designed to raise funds for the support of projects aiming to improve the quality of life in Eastern Slovakia.
Open date: 13 April 2022
Close date: 10 May 2022

We love Ukraine

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We will support organizations and local governments in eastern Slovakia in providing assistance to people from Ukraine who are fleeing the war to Slovakia. The assistance provided must be of a humanitarian or development nature, and thus a rapid response to a the need caused by an emergency stuation.
Open date: From March 10, 2022

Magna pre región

The motto of Magna pre región (Magna for the Region) programme is “Taking care of oneself is not selfish, it is responsible.” The programme will redistribute €45,000 for innovative projects implemented by non-governmental organizations and active self-governmental authorities. Projects in one of the pre-defined areas offering innovative solutions to local needs, which are capable of inspiring or motivating other organizations and communities in the region will be supported in the scope of the programme.
Close date: 20 January 2019

Program rozvoja rómskych komunít (Roma Communities Developemnt Programme)

Since 2015, we have been implementing the Program rozvoja rómskych komunít (Roma Communities Development Programme) in cooperation with the Ekopolis Foundation in the Košice, Prešov and Banská Bystrica regions. The programme aims to promote activities in the field of early child and family care and to improve the situation of Roma in selected communities by facilitating their access to the labour market and fulfilment of their basic needs such as housing or education. It also helps to overcome prejudice and social exclusion of the poor. The programme has been operating for three years and the activities supported in the current, third round, will be completed in January 2019.
Open date: The Programme is implemented through closed calls.