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General Purposes

Pro Vobis National Resource Center for Volunteering

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $80,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2007–December 31, 2008
  • Location Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Geographic Focus Romania

About this grant

In 2007-2008, Pro Vobis Volunteer Center will work with governmental agencies and the media to increase the visibility of volunteerism; support public institutions to involve volunteers effectively; strengthen the network of volunteer centers in Romania; and increase its own institutional capacity and sustainability. The center has been promoting and developing volunteerism as a viable resource for solving community problems in Romania since 1992. The center’s past achievements include promoting volunteerism at the national level; organizing conferences and meetings to discuss the development of volunteerism in Romania; and providing training to people and institutions interested in volunteerism. In addition, the center has developed a network of local volunteer centers throughout Romania.