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General Purposes

Information Centre

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $80,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2004–December 31, 2005
  • Location Samorin, Slovakia
  • Geographic Focus Slovakia

About this grant

The Information Centre was created to assist in the social, political and economic development of southern Slovakia by providing a variety of services to non-governmental organizations (NGOs), local municipalities and small entrepreneurs.Multiyear funding will enable the center to pursue objectives that include developing the curricula of training programs and consultations provided to NGOs; strengthening partnerships between the NGO, governmental and business sectors in order to access European Union-funding opportunities; and building organizational capacity.Recent key achievements included providing information, training, consultations and networking opportunities to NGOs in southern Slovakia; managing a national promotion campaign encouraging giving to NGOs; expanding the network of cooperating organizations; and participating in various international programs.