Grassroots Hungarian First Meeting in 2013 (EN)

Viktoria Kur

From 28/02/2013 to 01/03/2013



The Grassroots Europe for Local Wellbeing Initiative project meeting was held in Budapest, involving the following organizations:


  • BAGázs  Public Benefit Association (video about their activities:
  • DemNet Foundation
  • Academy of Experience
  • Equity Association
  • Faág Baráti Kör Association (video about their activities:
  • H2O Program (video about their activities:
  • Genuine Pearl Foundation
  • Future Wheel Foundation (video about their activities
  • Blue Line
  • Blue Line Computer Clubhouse
  • ’Motivation’ Educational Association
  • ’Opening Circle’ Association
  • Free Schools Foundation
  • Uccu Roma Informal Educational Foundation
  • Debate Culture Association
  • Green Spider Foundation


The workshop’s main objectives were the following:

1.            To discuss experiences of the partnership projects implemented in 2012,

2.            To plan new project ideas in 2013.


We would like to thank all participants who contributed to the success of this event.


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Pictures from UCCU Roma Informal Educational Foundation and H2O's joint project aiming to raise awareness on cultural diversity among 3rd graders in

Resources — Background materials

Wellbeing is one of the most important topics of our project. In this presentation, you can familiarize yourself with the



Call for Proposals Education Grassroots Activism in Hungary


The Open Society Education Support Program is pleased to invite project proposals from Hungarian civil society organizations that aim to work towards community cohesion and a strengthened, more vocal grassroots educational civil society through the involvement of a wide range of education stakeholders.

Project proposals should address one or more of the following themes: discrimination in education and promoting equal opportunities for all; promoting the role of education in increasing well-being and civic participation; playing a mediating role between vulnerable groups and the mainstream society; mobilizing and uniting divided communities around issues of education and social inclusion; and articulating key messages on the above themes to the wider public and policymakers. 

Eligibility Criteria

Organizations registered in Hungary that cumulatively meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • formally registered grassroots organizations with a not-for-profit character and established legal status
  • organizations carrying out work related to formal or non-formal education, social inclusion, or youth work
  • organizations working at the community level and making use of volunteer support



Project proposals should be submitted in English using the provided application form and budget template. The implementation period must not fall outside September 1, 2017–August 31, 2018. The maximum grant size is U.S.$15,000.


For more information and downloadable files (complete guidelines, project proposal form, budget template), please visit the Open Society Foundations website.

Submissions should be made via the Open Society Foundations Grant Portal.


Required Documentation

To complete your submission, you will be asked to upload a completed proposal form, including completed Annex 1 and Annex 2, a filled-in budget template, the organization’s latest annual financial report, and CVs of project manager(s) and the organization’s leadership. Download the complete guidelines, budget template, and grant proposal form from the Download Files section.

The application deadline is June 16, 2017 (5:00 p.m. CET). Incomplete or late applications will not be given consideration.

Successful applicants will be notified by July 11, 2017. Rejection letters will be issued by July 18, 2017.