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General Purposes

Association for Community Relations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2007
  • Location Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Geographic Focus Romania

About this grant

Multiyear funding will enable the Association for Community Relations to carry out research to establish the current state of, and opportunities for, philanthropy in Romania; build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to raise local resources through the provision of training and technical assistance; disseminate information about fundraising mechanisms and successful practices; and develop innovative fundraising programs. Activities also will build on existing efforts to develop philanthropy throughout the region.Recent accomplishments included publishing two studies on the state of philanthropy in Romania; developing and maintaining a Web site to serve as a resource for fundraising practitioners; disseminating a monthly newsletter; launching a payroll-giving program; and creating a comprehensive training and consultancy program for non-governmental organizations.