Tu žijeme a pomáhame

Tu žijeme a pomáhame (We Live and Help Here) is a joint grant programme of the Carpathian Foundation and Lear Corporation Seating Slovakia, s. r. o. The programme supports community initiatives in the areas of education, environmental protection, health promotion, sports and cultural events and volunteering, with the main focus on working with children and youths. Eligible applicants include non-profit organizations from the Prešov Self-governing Region and the Košice Self-governing Region.

Current status


Goals and short history

  • Supporting of publicly beneficial and meaningful leisure activities for children and youths in Eastern Slovakia;
  • Supporting of activities which aim to create opportunities for medically and socially disadvantaged children and youths;
  • Promoting of volunteering and motivating people’s engagement in events in their area;
  • Providing Lear Corporation Seating Slovakia s.r.o. employees with an opportunity to implement their creative and innovative ideas.

Conditions and criteria

Within the 5th edition of the grant programme called TU ŽIJEME A POMÁHAME, the total of €11,100 will be redistributed to support projects implemented between 15 April and 31 October, 2019.

Eligible applicants include civic associations, non-profit organizations, foundations and non-investment funds from Prešov and Košice regions which have not been supported by the programme so far. LEAR Corporation Seating Slovakia s. r. o. employees must be involved in the supported projects.

More information about the 2019 call >>

Applications should be submitted in electronic form at www.granty.karpatskanadacia.sk by midnight, Sunday 10 February, 2019 at the latest.

Consultations are available on week days, 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m., until 1 February, 2019 at tomas.torok@karpatskanadacia.sk or by phone (055 / 622 1152). In case you are interested in personal consultation, please book your appointment in advance by phone or in writing.

Supported in the past

Since its launch, a total of 44 projects have been supported and a total of €62,090.16 has been redistributed within the scope of the programme.

In the most recent, 4th year, the total sum of €20,018 was allocated to the following 9 projects:

  1. LÁSKAVÉ RUKY o.z. – Východniari si žijú ako jedna rodina
  2. MIKROREGIÓN Čergov, o.z. – Rozumne sa rozhýbme v lese
  3. OZ Barlička – Margarétafest 2018
  4. OZ NIE SME SAMI – 2. Letná tvorivá dielňa
  5. Rákociho cesta – Prázdniny na prešovských hradoch –
  6. Spolok šarišských šermiarov Sarus – Kapušianske hradné leto –
  7. Slovenský zväz včelárov – ZO SZV Sabinov – Význam včiel pre prírodu a zdravie človeka
  8. Športom k radosti – Spolu to dokážeme
  9. Trojlístok, n.o. – Spolu a spoločne – proti závislostiam