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General Purposes

Association for Community Relations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $80,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2004–December 31, 2005
  • Location Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Geographic Focus Romania

About this grant

The Association for Community Relations works to promote and develop philanthropy in Romania by conducting research, building the capacity of nonprofit organizations to raise resources, disseminating information about fundraising and developing innovative fundraising programs.Multiyear funding will enable the association to pursue objectives that include building the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to raise local resources; advocating for an improved legal environment for philanthropy; developing partnerships between businesses and communities; and promoting awareness of organized philanthropy.Recent activities included conducting research to establish the current state of and opportunities for philanthropy development in Romania; raising awareness about the role of NGOs and philanthropy throughout Romania; disseminating information about fundraising mechanisms and successful practices; and developing innovative fundraising programs, such as a Romanian payroll giving model.