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General Purposes

Volunteer Center Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $70,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2008–December 31, 2009
  • Location Budapest, Hungary
  • Geographic Focus Hungary

About this grant

The program goal is to promote and develop volunteerism in Hungary. To this end, the Volunteer Center Foundation will strengthen the capacity and outreach of a national network of volunteer centers, improve its training and capacity-building services, increase local and national public awareness about volunteerism, and facilitate joint initiatives of the network of local volunteer centers. In addition, the foundation will strengthen its organizational capacity and financial sustainability. Since its establishment in 2002, the foundation has established a network of local volunteer centers, developed national standards for volunteer management, published studies, and raised public awareness about volunteerism in Hungary.