Who implements the Programme?
The Programme is implemented by organisations with years of experience in strengthening civil society
Jerzy Regulski Foundation in Support of Local Democracy
Jerzy Regulski Foundation in Support of Local Democracy (FSLD) – founded in 1989, offers training and consultancy support, moderates the activity of over 80 specialized local authorities forums, and analyses the main issues related to local governance. By supporting the development of local authorities it builds social capital at local level in Poland and countries of the former Eastern bloc
The FSLD's role in the Programme
FSLD as the Consortium Leader is responsible for the overall Programme management, while its 8 regional centres and its team of 14 consultants provide assistance and support to applicants and project promoters under the calls for proposals
Meet the FSLD team of Active Citizens Fund – Regional:
Education for Democracy Foundation
Education for Democracy Foundation (EDF) – founded in 1989, its mission is to create and support pro-democratic and pro-civic changes in societies in Poland and post-Soviet countries, especially where access to education and job opportunities as well as the possibility to decide one’s fate is limited. EDF encourages people to take responsibility for their local communities and be open to other cultures and societies
The EDF's role in the Programme
The EDF team oversees the development of online application and reporting system and takes care of bilateral cooperation (with Donor States) and regional cooperation (with other Beneficiary States of Active Citizens Fund as well as non-EEA countries neighbouring Poland).
Meet the EDF team of Active Citizens Fund – Regional:
Information Society Development Foundation
Information Society Development Foundation (ISDF) – founded in 2008, fosters the development of local communities by providing training and consultancy support for CSOs and other locally based institutions (libraries and schools)
The ISDF's role in the Programme
The ISDF team takes care of the Programme communication and promotion activities to make them user-friendly and effective. They also prepare and conduct educational activities for members of the civil society sector