The Fund is a long-term grantmaking program, which supports community foundations and local philanthropic throughout Europe to address global challenges on the local level. In addition, the Fund will:
In our Program we focus on projects reffering to Sustainable Development Goals.* We would like to gather good practices dedicated to solving problems gathered in SDGs on the local level.
The Fund provides small grants to community foundations and local philanthropic organizations throughout Europe for the purpose of identifying and implementing local solutions to the above global challenges. When fully developed, the Fund will have a grantmaking budget of 500,000 USD and will offer annually 20-30 grants of 15,000 USD on average.
Here you can find logo of our Program and logo of the Academy.
Here comes our brochure about the first grant round! You have to read it! It is filled with best practices and a lot of good energy. Get inspired! Download GCLS brochure What is it about? All the stories collected in the brochure prove that change comes from the bottom up. Local communities across Europe are […]
We encourage you to read the paper about the relation between Sustainable Development Goals and private non profit institutions. It’s really worth reading, a lot of good examples of local organizations activities. LINK
Hungary is struggling with a challenging political situation, the environment for NGOs is getting worse, the civil society space is shrinking. Are there any positive signs? We encourage you to read the article written by one of the Hungarian NGOs leaders – Tamás Scsaurszki. Growing Ambition in a Shrinking Space: Hungary’s Community Foundations after the […]