- Program Civil Society
- Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
- Grant Amount $100,000
- Grant Period April 1, 2003–August 31, 2006
- Location Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
- Geographic Focus Slovakia
About this grant
The Slovak Community Development and Philanthropy Program supports emerging community foundations to encourage and cultivate a philanthropic culture in Slovakia. Activities include providing grants, capacity-building tools and technical assistance to Slovak community foundations.Multiyear funding will support objectives that include clarifying the concept of community foundations in Slovakia; strengthening cooperation and learning among community foundations; promoting programmatic and operational standards of community foundations; and strengthening individual community foundation board involvement and leadership.Accomplishments during the past three years included promoting the community foundation concept in Slovakia; strengthening the programming work of more than a dozen community foundations and similar organizations by providing grants and technical assistance; and increasing the financial stability of community foundations by assisting them in expanding their donor base.