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General Purposes

Information Centre

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $80,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2007
  • Location Samorin, Slovakia
  • Geographic Focus Slovakia

About this grant

The mission of the Information Centre is to support the development of southern Slovakia by providing a wide range of services to non-governmental organizations (NGOs), local municipalities and small entrepreneurs.This grant will enable the center to improve the quality of its services; strengthen its role in local policy development; and increase the effectiveness of a network of similar information centers in southern Slovakia.During the past two years, the center provided information, training and consultancy services, as well as regular meeting and networking opportunities, to more than 270 NGOs; established the Southern Slovak Civic Information Network; and worked to combat the isolation of southern Slovakia by participating in various international programs.