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Training for a Sustainable Future for Romanian NGOs

Opportunity Associates - Romania

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $60,000
  • Grant Period December 1, 2002–November 30, 2004
  • Location Bucharest, Romania
  • Geographic Focus Romania

About this grant

Developed in 1993, the training of trainers program addresses such issues as personal awareness, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution and group development and learning. Training models are experience-based, using innovative methods of experiential learning.Multiyear funding will support objectives that include developing the skills of 36 program participants to build the capacity of the non-governmental organization (NGO) they represent; providing professional development opportunities for the 10 best participants of the program to become NGO trainers; and strengthening the network of trainers who have participated in the program.Accomplishments during the past two years included building a network of skilled trainers in Romania; enabling program participants to practice newly acquired skills within their own organizations; and assisting in the establishment of the Romanian Association of Professional Trainers.