In the last 25 years Ökotárs Foundation has continuously monitored the situation of NGOs and the communities behind them and was shaping its own grant programs and those it has managed according to these experiences – as far as it was possible.
The foundations making up the Environmental Partnerhsip Association each have more than 15 years of experience in providing small grant support to civil society and community organizations. They now collected and synthetized their knowhow in this booklet outlining the key elements and cornerstones of a well-working and efficient open grant mechanism. This practical guide may be of interest for...
Addressing Backsliding, EU Reforms and the Refugee Response: 19th Edition of the Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) for Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia released by USAID
To the call for proposal of the Community-Organizing-Leadership Program, which was launched in March 2016, altogether 34 eligible applications were submitted.
USAID Releases the 18th Edition of the Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) for Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia
Ökotárs Foundation welcomes the decision of the National Tax and Customs Administration to close the year-long investigation in the absence of crime related to the EEA/Norwegian NGO Programme against the foundation and 17 of supported associations and foundations by it.
Contrary to the Prime Minister's Office's announcement, the Constitutional Court's five-member council have not decided on the 5th of October 2015 whether the investigation of the Government Control Office (GCO) regarding the EEA/Norwegian NGO Programme was legal or not. The Court examined only the availability or absence of an effective legal remedy against the process and decision of the GCO...
2014 was the year of challanges for Ökotárs, but in retrospect, a year later we can say without any doubt that we passed the test. We successfully continued operating the EEA/Norwegian NGO Programme and the Swiss-Hungarian NGO Block Grant and Scholarship Fund as well as all our other programs worked as usual. In our Annual Report you can...
It will be exactly one year tomorrow, on September 8, since the police has illegally raided the offices of Ökotárs, its partners and the homes of its staff members thus bringing the dastardly crusade against NGOs to the maximum. Despite the indignifying series of attacks, Ökotárs and its partners have kept and keep on doing their jobs, including the operation of the EEA/Norwegian NGO Fund.