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By supporting community initiatives, the Hungarian Environmental Partnership Foundation aims at contributing to the development of a democratic, sustainable and equitable society and an institutional system based on citizen participation.

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Through its newest program, Ökotárs aims at contributing to the revitalization of civic community life in the countryside.

Greenways are trails or natural corridors used in harmony with their environmental function and potential for sport, tourism and recreation. They improve possibilities for transportation, recreation and tourism, and encourage a healthier lifestyle and sustainable use of local resources.

The overall objective of the Hungarian NGO Fund is “strengthened civil society development and enhanced contribution to social justice, democracy and sustainable development” (in Hungary). 

Switzerland supports new EU members states in various projects to reduce the economic and social disparities in an enlarged EU.

Civil Partner program aims to develop non-profit leglislation to create a friendly and predictable environment where non-governmental organizations can work safely and easily. In cooperation with civil experts we do reserach, analyses and studies.

Kockazatos.hu (hazardous.hu) aim to provide accurate and authoritative information in plain language about hazardous (or so believed) chemicals occurring in our everyday environment.

We are searching for the most lovable tree, a tree with a story that can bring the community together. Ökotárs organizes the Hungarian Tree of the Year contest since 2010.

Green Belt Program supports small communities to create and develop green spaces with community functions in their neighborhood.

News

26 Apr. 2017

It doesn’t go without NGOs - the Hungarian society needs the civil society organizations

Copying the Russian template, during recent year the Hungarian government has attempted to stigmatize and vilify Hungarian NGOs. The new draft law on the transparency of organizations funded from abroad now debated in the Parliament is a next step in this direction, suppressing debate, eventually every contrary opinion.

5 Dec. 2016

On the way to community organizing

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.

5 Oct. 2016

The Good Grantmaking Guide published

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...

17 Jun. 2016

Results of the Community-Organizing-Leadership Program selection committee meeting

To the call for proposal of the Community-Organizing-Leadership Program, which was launched in March 2016, altogether 34 eligible applications were submitted.

10 Nov. 2015

Growing Gap in Civil Society Sustainability in the Region

USAID Releases the 18th Edition of the Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index (CSOSI) for Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia

22 Oct. 2015

Ökotárs welcomes the decision of the tax authority

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.

19 Oct. 2015

Statement: the Prime Minister's Office is not telling the truth

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...

9 Sep. 2015

Annual report 2014

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...

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Supported projectsNéhány az Ökotárs által támogatott pályázatok közül

YearProgramOrganizationCityDescriptionGrant amount
1993Grant programBiocén KlubDebrecen

To pay for a drive for the Club’s computer so members can communicate more easily with other Debrecen based NGOs. The Club grew out of a secondary school organization. Members organize campaigns against pollution and provide information to the public about solid waste.

8 000 EUR
2015EEA/Norway NGO FundPatrónus Lions Club GyőrGyőr

There are approximately 2600 visually impaired people living in the county. There is no method to prepare the society for living and working with blind people. This is the root of daily conflicts and often leads to the exclusion of visually impaired. The project's goal is to introduce the...

8 646 EUR
2013EEA/Norway NGO FundEducators' Center AssociationPécs

Aims:
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138 286 EUR
2006Grant programMŐBIUSZ EgyesületDebrecen

The association is working with young people. With their involvement, they mapped local rivers, and based on the materials and information collected, an exhibition was organized and a webpage developed. HEPF supported their operational costs.

200 000 EUR
2012Green BeltKarancsaljáért AlapítványKarancsaljaA karancsaljaiak a település központi parkjának rendbetételét tűzték ki célul. A tervek szerint a teljes felújítást 4 év alatt tudják elvégezni. Az első lépéseket a Zöldövezet program hatására tették meg. A helyieket a program előrehaladtával egyre inkább érdekelte a park sorsa, így mire a...315 625 EUR

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