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General Purposes


  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $50,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2002–March 31, 2003
  • Location Surrey, United Kingdom
  • Geographic Focus Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

About this grant

Allavida, originally known as Charity Know How (CKH), became an independent organization in 2001. Allavida provides grants and technical assistance to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) throughout Central/Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States.Funding will support activities that include refining and improving programming; continuing the CKH grants program for the region; producing reports that profile nonprofit sector activity in select countries; and developing as an organization.During the past year, accomplishments included establishing a board of directors; developing and securing funding for new programs in Romania, the Balkans and Bulgaria; completing feasibility studies and program design work in Central Asia and East Africa; and exploring plans for expanding online information resources.