Grantmakers East Forum: Reclaiming Civic Spaces

The 22nd GEF conference was held in Vienna on 27-29 September. The conference was organized by the European Foundation Center and this time was hosted by the ERSTE Foundation. European societies face a series of complex challenges that affect both the economy, political legitimacy and social cohesion. In most cases, [...]

By |2017-10-04T12:23:20+00:002017. October 4.|news, programs|

35 NGOs applied for this year’s Run for it!

The Run for it! made a record, because last year was the biggest event, in which joined 20 community projects, but this number have almost doubled in this year. Here are the applied NGOs and theirs projects: 1. Albert Schweitzer Foundation Modern tool for the hospital! 2. Castellum Association Play [...]

By |2017-09-22T14:52:20+00:002017. September 22.|news, Run for it!|

„Building Bridgesfor Local Good”

This was the theme of the first conference of Community Foundations from Europe, which held place in the capital of Wales, Cardiff. There were 100 participants from 22 European countries, including Odorheiu Secuiesc Community Foundation. The purpose of the event was to support the participants to learn, to reflect and [...]

By |2017-09-22T14:00:57+00:002017. September 22.|news, programs|

Community Card: technical progress and a step back at local level

Starting from 1st September, the Community Card can’t be used in Szuper and Merkur stores in Odorheiu Secuiesc, Miercurea Ciuc and Târgu Mureş. The company has officially informed the civil partners of the three cities and regions. After eight years of cooperation, the company suspended the program. They consider several [...]

By |2017-08-29T11:52:57+00:002017. August 29.|Community card, news, programs|

Buy at Harmopan, use your Community Card and win!

The Harmopan Company started a competition gameaddressed to Community Card users. We talked with Somodi Kinga, the marketing specialist of the Company about the collaboration with the Community Foundation and about the competition game.   The Community Foundation and the Harmopan Company has been cooperating for a long time. What [...]

By |2017-08-25T12:16:40+00:002017. August 25.|Community card, news, programs|

Interviews with philanthropic persons

We start a new series of interviews to presents some local stories of philanthropy. The goal of the series is to makes understandable and gets closer the philanthropy and the pleasure of supporting to the people.   When did you started to be philanthropic, to donate? I started it when [...]

By |2017-08-21T21:50:16+00:002017. August 21.|news, programs|

„Heuréka Fund”: 5 success stories in the second round

The second call proposal of „Heuréka Fund” (STEM) closed. There are five winner projects. The new interesting stories are related with astronomy, 3D printing, energy using, photography and Lego robotics. Here are the details:   3D Academy Applicants: Association „Varázsecset” Arts School and Evergreen Agroturism Ltd. The 3D Academy is [...]

By |2017-08-16T09:10:52+00:002017. August 16.|heureka_en, news|