ARMENIA

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Development of Organizational Capacities 2006-2008

Although local organizations in Armenia have received extensive support from international donors to improve their fundraising, management and project implementation skills, these inputs have not translated into a significant improvement in organizational performance and service delivery. more…

Local Governance 2002-2010

There are 925 municipalities in Armenia today – nearly one for every existing settlement. The communities served by these local government structures vary widely in terms of population, size, resources and social and economic conditions. more…

Resource Centers for Community Development 2006-2008

Increased citizen participation in local decision-making processes is vital to the development of Armenia’s rural communities. Community-based organizations (CBOs), which are founded by community members for the purpose of solving local problems, seek to mobilize citizens in the implementation of effective community development initiatives. more…

Social Enterprise 2009-2012

In the fall of 2009 EPF, in cooperation with Lodestar Foundation, organized a half-day seminar on Social Entrepreneurship for businesses, investors, and private foundations with presentations by experts from the Ashoka FoundationCommunity Foundation Network, and the Institute for Philanthropy.  more…

Corporate Social Investment 2006-2008

In response to increasing public scrutiny and calls for heightened corporate social responsibility, many companies feel the need to illustrate their good governance practices by instituting highly visible philanthropy programs. In contrast to traditional charity actions, corporate social investment (CSI) incorporates the company’s mission, business plan, resources and philanthropic interests to simultaneously benefit the community and add value to the business. more…

Open Door Grants 1996-2012

Program Goal: To contribute to the advancement of democracy, promotion of European values and human rights, establishment of freedom of media and speech, as well as to the promotion of confidence-building between Armenia and the neighboring countries through innovative projects. more…