The Polish-American Freedom Foundation

was established with a double mission – to bolster civil society, democracy and market economy in Poland, including efforts to equalize opportunities for personal and social development, and to share the Polish experiences in transformation with other countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

 

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“Equal Opportunities 2017” – Regional Grant Competition
“Equal Opportunities 2017” – Regional Grant Competition

The Polish Children and Youth Foundation has announced the Regional Grant Competition as part of the “Equal Opportunities” Program of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation. The program’s objective is to foster equal opportunities for a better start on the road to adulthood for young people from rural areas and small towns of up to 20,000 inhabitants. The deadline for applications is October 21st.

Enrollment to the Affiliated Act Locally Centers Network is on
Enrollment to the Affiliated Act Locally Centers Network is on

The ALC Network will soon be extended with new Affiliated Act Locally Centers. Since mid-July, organizations that want to join Act Locally program and are ready to launch local grant competition with their own funds or those locally acquired based on the program standards may submit their applications.

“English Teaching” awarded European Language Label
“English Teaching” awarded European Language Label

The “English Teaching” program founded by the Polish-American Freedom Foundation and managed by the “Nida” Development Foundation was awarded the European Language Label – prestigious European quality certificate in language teaching. The certificate is awarded for innovative methods of teaching and promoting methodological and didactic achievements. In Poland it has been awarded since 2001.
 

Jubilee "English Teaching Market"
Jubilee

“The key factor that was decisive for the “English Teaching” program success is the involvement of teachers who participate in it and at the same time co-create it,” said Jerzy Koźmiński, the PAFF President & CEO who on June 26 opened the 15th round of the biggest in Poland meeting of English teachers.

This year’s Kirklanders received their diplomas
This year’s Kirklanders received their diplomas

On June 26, 2017, in the Column Hall at the Institute of History, University of Warsaw, 43 scholarship holders from Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia and Azerbaijan – participants of Kirkland Program in academic 2016/17 year received their diplomas. The Special Guest of the ceremony was Prof. Adam Daniel Rotfeld.