Raport 2013 EN.pdf
contribute to the transformation of local communities, so that
those communities reach their development potential, based on their
aspirations, resources and opportunities.
help to building active,
generous, and connected communities, with an increasing quality of life.
develop funds starting from
donor concerns and invest the funds
in their communities by offering
grants and scholarships.
In Romania, the first two community
foundations were established six years
ago in Cluj and Odorheiu Secuiesc. The
number of community foundations
increased so that by the end of 2013 there
were 12 active community foundations
(see for more details see the map and
In 2012 the Romanian Federation of Community Foundations was established. Its
role is to represent the community foundations and to support the development
of philanthropy at a national level.
The 2013 report presents the framework,
actors, and results of the National
Program supporting the development of
community foundations in Romania. The
program was initiated by the Association
for Community Relations and had two
stages so far: 2006-2008 and 2009-2013.
The program is now in its third stage
and benefits from the expertise and
involvement of the existing community
foundations. Starting with 2012, the
Romanian Federation of Community
Foundations became a strategic partner
of the National Program.
support the non-profit
organizations, imitative groups, and
individuals from their areas, so that
they implement projects in various
fields, such as education, culture,
environmental protection, and youth
establish an important
connection between donors and local
needs, between people and causes
and ensure that donations have
take initiative in developing
dialogue and collaborative platforms
so that communities’ needs and
opportunities are identified.