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General Purposes

PACT - Partnership for Community Action and Transformation Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $190,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2011–June 30, 2013
  • Location Bucharest, Romania
  • Geographic Focus Romania

About this grant

The program goal is to build the capacity of grassroots nonprofit organizations, community foundations, and community enterprises in southern Romania to engage in the development of their communities. To this end, PACT – Partnership for Community Action and Transformation Foundation will provide training, field consultancy, small matching grants, and networking opportunities to grassroots organizations whose activities address the local needs of marginalized groups. In addition, the grantee will provide training and facilitation services to initiative groups in southern Romania interested in developing community foundations. Also, the grantee will strengthen its fundraising strategies and capacities and will start building its endowment. During the past two years, the grantee strengthened the capacity of over 20 grassroots organizations to develop and implement successful community projects and facilitated the establishment of two community foundations. Established in 2006, the grantee is based in Bucharest, Romania.