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General Purposes

Carpathian Foundation International

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $1,330,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2007–December 31, 2008
  • Location Budapest, Hungary
  • Geographic Focus Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine

About this grant

This grant provides general purposes support to Carpathian Foundation International, a regional philanthropic and development organization. The foundation makes grants and provides training, technical assistance and networking opportunities to non-governmental organizations and local governments throughout the Carpathian Euroregion. Funding includes a grant increase to support a cross-border initiative in Hungary and Slovakia that involves citizens in decisionmaking processes regarding the future of rural areas in Europe.To date, Carpathian Foundation International has awarded more than 1,300 grants totaling more than $7 million to non-governmental organizations and local governments. The foundation has offices in Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Ukraine.