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General Purposes

Local Activity Support Center - CAL Association

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $15,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2004–December 31, 2006
  • Location Warsaw, Poland
  • Geographic Focus Poland

About this grant

The goal of the Local Activity Support Center – CAL Association is to increase participation of local stakeholders in the development of communities in 10 regions in Poland. Working in partnership with local institutions at the grassroots level, it promotes cooperation among local stakeholders; identifies local resources; and encourages local initiatives in response to significant social, educational and cultural needs in the communities. In addition, the association operates a school for community development practitioners and is trying to increase the visibility of this profession by strengthening links with the media. This grant increase will enable the association to accomplish all activities originally planned for the grant period.