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    ENGLISH TEACHING
     
    The program is addressed to schools, teachers, local leaders and non-governmental organizations. Through training and grant competitions, it supports efforts aimed at improving the quality of English language teaching to children and youth from small towns and rural areas. As part of the program, the annual nationwide meetings for English teachers are held. The most active of those teachers – the “Ambassadors of the Program” – have a chance to implement their own projects. They also promote the program ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The “Nida” Development Foundation
    3 Rzemieślnicza St., 13-100 Nidzica
    tel. (48 89) 625-36-51, tel./fax (48 89) 625-36-62
    e-mail: j.kowalczyk@nida.pl

    News
     
    16th English Teaching Market
    16th English Teaching Market
    The main objectives of English Teaching Market educational meetings is to help English teachers ...
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES
     
    A system of support for local initiatives aimed at equalizing educational opportunities for comprehensive development of children and youth from small towns and rural areas. The program consists of cyclical grant competitions as well as training and regional forums allowing to exchange experiences between NGOs and other entities involved in projects educating and training the children and youth.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Polish Children and Youth Foundation
    6 Kredytowa St. Ap. 20, 00-062 Warsaw
    tel./fax (48 22) 826-10-16
    e-mail: rownacszanse@pcyf.org.pl

    News
     
    Regional Grant Competition launched
    Regional Grant Competition launched
    NGOs, municipal and communal culture centers, and district, municipal and communal libraries ...
    THE LEARNING SCHOOLS (LES)
     
    The purpose of this program is to improve the quality of Polish education through the use of the best foreign models. It promotes cooperation in teachers’ teams, self-evaluation, and improved teaching and assessment methods. Schools develop organizational solutions best suited to their environment, monitor the outcomes of their activities and share best practices. Under the program, post-graduate studies for school principals and interactive Internet courses for teachers are provided. Particular ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Center for Citizenship Education Foundation
    10 Noakowskiego St. Ap. 1, 00-666 Warsaw
    tel. (48 22) 875-85-40, fax (48 22) 875-85-40 int. 102
    e-mail: ceo@ceo.org.pl

    News
     
    For Repairing the World – the Award for Teachers
    For Repairing the World – the Award for Teachers
    Are you a teacher who teaches and educates in the spirit of tolerance and respect to others, ...
    PAFF AND UW SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
     
    The objective of the program, implemented jointly with the University of Warsaw, is to prepare candidates to teacher profession. At present, this one-year postgraduate full-time studies that closely combines theory with practice are addressed to graduates of MA/MSc studies in Polish language, math, biology and history. The innovative curriculum was developed in cooperation with Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Foundation for Quality Education
    ul. Banacha 2C, 02-097 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 55 43 790, (22) 55 43 789
    e-mail: kontakt@szkolaedukacji.pl

    News
     
    Full steam ahead towards new adventure!
    Full steam ahead towards new adventure!
     “You are on an adventure, but the one that is excellently planned,” the Director of the School ...
    PROJECTOR - STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
     
    The idea behind this program is to tap into the intellectual potential and energy of university students in order to promote active people and equal educational opportunities for children and youth from small localities. This is achieved by having groups of student-volunteers carry out educational projects at schools during their free time.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Educational Enterprise Foundation
    ul. Marii Curie Skłodowskiej 3/2.32
    20-029 Lublin
    e-mail: biuro@projektor.org.pl
    tel: (81) 534 78 93
    800 444 131

    News
     
    “PROJECTOR” and PHA extend horizons
    “PROJECTOR” and PHA extend horizons
    The Polish Humanitarian Action volunteers will use the opportunities offered by the “PROJECTOR” ...
    BRIDGE SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    A joint undertaking by NGOs, public institutions and firms, addressed to talented high-school graduates from rural areas and small towns, that enables them to receive scholarships for their first year of academic study. Scholarship holders who do very well in their academic pursuits have also a chance to obtain assistance for subsequent years of study: for the second year (the “Top Student” competition), corporate scholarships for the third and fourth year, scholarships through the “Study Abroad” ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Educational Enterprise Foundation
    27/29 Sterlinga St., 90-212 Lodz
    tel. (48 42) 632-59-91, 631-95-58, fax (48 42) 630-27-81
    e-mail: fep@fep.lodz.pl

    Polish-American Internship Initiative: www.paii.pl

    The Good Network Foundation (“My Scholarship” and “e-volunteering”)
    ul. Marszałkowska 6/17, 00-590 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 825 70 22
    e-mail: biuro@dobrasiec.org
    www.dobrasiec.org

    News
     
    Bridge scholarships for over one 1,000 students
    Bridge scholarships for over one 1,000 students
    Over 1,000 students and doctoral students are receiving financial support from the Bridge Scholarships ...
    THIRD AGE UNIVERSITIES (TAU)
     
    The objective of this program is to stimulate social energy of the senior citizens. It is carried out at two different levels: the “Seniors in Action” grant competition, under which senior citizens come up with an idea and carry out projects for the benefit of their local communities and intergenerational integration as well as support for the Third Age Universities through training opportunities and mini-grants for cyclical activities promoting volunteering.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Association of the Creative Initiatives "ę"
    55 Mokotowska St., 00-542 Warszawa
    tel. (4822) 396-55-16
    e-mail: listy@seniorzywakcji.pl

    News
     
    Seniors for local communities
    Seniors for local communities
    The fifth round of TAU for Local Communities project is on. The project is implemented under ...
    SUPPORT FOR NGOS
     
    An information and support system for Polish NGOs and civic initiatives. It includes the Non-Governmental Organizations’ Portal www.ngo.pl, the free Infoline 801-646-719, a database of organizations and institutions and the “Third Sector” quarterly. The program also offers training, counseling and publications on NGO management (“FIMANGO”, “PROMENGO” and Kursodrom.pl platform). Furthermore, it supports non-governmental organizations with information and advocacy efforts designed to help them effectively ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    „MIS@NGO”: The Klon/Jawor Association
    5 Szpitalna St. Ap. 5, 00-031 Warsaw
    Info-line (48) 801-646-719, fax (48 22) 828-91-29
    e-mail: klon@klon.org.pl
    Non-governmental Organization's Portal: www.ngo.pl
    www.eu.ngo.pl

    "FIMANGO": The Civil Society Development Foundation
    6 Kłopotowskiego St., Apt. 59/60, 03-717 Warsaw
    tel.(48 22) 616-33-16, fax (48 22) 616-32-46,
    e-mail: fimango@frso.pl

    “NGO Training”: The Academy of Civic Organizations Foundation
    ul. Królowej Marysieńki 48
    02-954 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 550 28 10
    e-mail: faoo@faoo.pl
    www.kursodrom.pl

    News
     
    New image of ngo.pl portal
    New image of ngo.pl portal
    Clear and understandable, intuitively navigated, with content presented in attractive form, ...
    ACT LOCALLY
     
    The grant competitions organized by the network of Act Locally Centers (ALC) lend support to various initiatives of non-governmental organizations and informal groups that activate communities of small towns, foster developmental aspirations, contribute to building the social capital and in consequence improve the quality of life. Successive ALCs are selected through a competition.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Academy for the Development of Philantropy in Poland
    6 Marszałkowska St. Ap. 6, 00-590 Warsaw
    tel. (48 22) 622-01-22, fax (48 22) 622-02-11
    e-mail: arfp@filantropia.org.pl

    News
     
    Join the Affiliated Act Locally Centers Network
    Join the Affiliated Act Locally Centers Network
    Submit your organization to the “Act Locally” Program – we are looking for new candidates for ...
    SECTOR 3.0
     
    The aim of the program is to broaden knowledge and skills of non-governmental organizations’ employees and activists in practical use of modern information and communication technologies. The program comprises several components: informational, which is implemented through the website and the blog; promotional, under which the Sector 3.0 Festivals and meetings in the TechClub network are cyclically held; consultative, which lends support through training and consultations provided by ICT Mobile Advisors; ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Information Society Development Foundation
    ul. Kopernika 17, 00-359 Warszawa
    tel.: (48 22) 123 90 20
    Contact person: Dawid Szarański
    mobile: +48 530-69-11-99

    News
     
    “Empowering Creators” Sector 3.0 Festival
    “Empowering Creators” Sector 3.0 Festival
    Over 900 participants from 13 countries, speeches given by almost 70 Polish and foreign experts. ...
    PAFF LEADERS
     
    The objective of this program is to support the development of skills and qualifications of individuals working for the benefit of their communities. The program, implemented with the use of tutoring method, is addressed first of all to active participants in projects financed by the Polish- American Freedom Foundation. The leaders take part in a series of training sessions and customized support. The offer for the program alumni, aimed at further improvement of their leadership skills, allows them ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The School for Leaders Foundation
    12A Wiejska St., 00-490 Warsaw
    tel. (4822) 556-82-50, (4822) 556-82-54, fax (4822) 556-82-51
    e-mail: liderzy@szkola-liderow.pl

    News
     
    10 years with International Visitor Leadership Program
    10 years with International Visitor Leadership Program
    On September 18, 2017 the PAFW Leaders participating in study visits to the USA were hosted ...
    PRO PUBLICO BONO
     
    The Competition for the Best Civil Initiative was launched in 1999 by Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek. Since 2000, the Polish-American Freedom Foundation had funded the prizes awarded in the Competition. Under the program, the Foundation presently supports the Bolesław Wierzbiański Competition for local newspapers, and the annual Civic Congress held in Warsaw.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The „Pro Publico Bono” Competition Foundation (2000-2014)
    The Local Press Association

    News
     
    “Gazeta Jarocińska” won the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award
    “Gazeta Jarocińska” won the Bolesław Wierzbiański Award
    The ceremony of announcing the Local Press Association competition results and presenting the ...
    LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
     
    Under the program implemented till April 2015 by the partnership of PAFF and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, almost 4,000 public libraries in municipalities and rural communes with population of up to 20,000 inhabitants had been supported in their transformation into multifunctional centers which provide access to information, culture and education, and at the same time stimulate active citizenship. Presently, the program results are enhanced with activities aimed at development of librarians’ ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Information Society Development Foundation
    ul. Kopernika 17, 00-359 Warszawa
    tel.: (48 22) 123 90 20

    News
     
    “Bravo, We! Bravo, You!”
    “Bravo, We! Bravo, You!”
    On November 15-16, 2018, the 9th Polish Library Congress attended by over 260 librarians, representatives ...
    PAFF LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS
     
    The purpose of the program is to initiate and develop cooperation among beneficiaries of various PAFF programs who establish Local Partnerships and involve other local organizations and institutions, as well as entrepreneurs, self-government bodies, and media into implementation of partnership projects responding to diagnosed local community needs. Their activities, using the method of animating local communities worked out in the program, contribute to consolidation of the social capital through ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland
    ul. Marszałkowska 6/6, 00-590 Warszawa
    tel. (22) 622-01-22, fax (22) 622-02-11

    News
     
    Common Good Seminar
    Common Good Seminar
    On June 6 and 7, the fifth Common Good Lab seminar was held at the Polish-American Freedom ...
    LANE KIRKLAND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
     
    A scholarship program for young leaders from Eastern Europe as well as the South Caucasus and Central Asia. Through the two-semester post-graduate studies at Polish universities and internships, they have an opportunity to learn about Poland’s transformation experience and integration with the European Union.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Leaders of Change Foundation
    Al. Jerozolimskie 133 lok. 56
    02-304 Warszawa
    Program Director: Urszula Sobiecka
    tel. (48) 504-103-904

    News
     
    Reunion of the Lane Kirkland Program scholarship holders in Warsaw
    Reunion of the Lane Kirkland Program scholarship holders in Warsaw
    On February 13-15, the participants of the 19th edition of the Lane Kirkland Scholarship Program ...
    REGION IN TRANSITION (RITA)
     
    This program supports initiatives of Polish non-governmental organizations involved in sharing Poland’s experience in various aspects of transformation and the development of cooperation with partners in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. The program includes grant competitions, training opportunities and experts’ support, as well as assistance in establishment and development of cooperation with foreign partners.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Education for Democracy Foundation
    9/11 Nowolipie St., 00-150 Warsaw
    e-mail: rita@fed.org.pl

    News
     
    Ambassadors of Transition in the Region met in Łódź
    Ambassadors of Transition in the Region met in Łódź
    The representatives of non-governmental organizations cooperating with partners from Eastern ...
    STUDY TOURS TO POLAND (STP)
     
    The study tours to Poland, implemented since 2004, are to show the realities of Poland and the European Union to active citizens of East European countries, in particular student leaders from Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and Moldova and professionals from countries of the region. During their visit to Poland, the foreign visitors meet representatives of public life, academic and business circles, they learn about NGOs’ activities as well as operation of central institutions and local governments. They ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Leaders of Change Foundation
    Al. Jerozolimskie 133 lok. 56
    02-304 Warszawa
    e-mail: stp@studytours.pl

    News
     
    Seventh round of WEASA
    Seventh round of WEASA
    On July 9, 2019, Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) was inaugurated at the Natolin ...
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    Support for NGOs
    Support for NGOs
    An information and support system for Polish NGOs and civic initiatives. It includes the Non-Governmental Organizations’ Portal www.ngo.pl, the free Infoline 801-646-719, a database of organizations and ...
    English Teaching
    English Teaching
    The program is addressed to schools, teachers, local leaders and non-governmental organizations. Through training and grant competitions, it supports efforts aimed at improving the quality of English language ...
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    16th English Teaching Market
    16th English Teaching Market
    The main objectives of English Teaching Market educational meetings is to help English teachers from villages and small towns improve their teaching competence, as well as integrate their environment and ...
    Third seminar of the Common Good Laboratory
    Third seminar of the Common Good Laboratory
    On May 30 and 31, over 30 alumni of PAFF Local Partnerships program - members of the Common Good Lab met at a seminar in Warsaw. The motto of the seminar was: "Ideas and Solutions Serving the Common Good".
    The 4th edition of “PROMENGO” is on
    The 4th edition of “PROMENGO” is on
    On February 2, 2017, a lecture given by Prof. Andrzej Blikle inaugurated the 4th edition of the “NGO Managers – PROMENGO” training program of the Academy of Civic Organizations Foundation. The program ...
    Wielka Wieś rural commune hosted the “PAFF Local Partnerships” Program workshops
    Wielka Wieś rural commune hosted the “PAFF Local Partnerships” Program workshops
    The fall series of the “PAFF Local Partnerships” Program workshops closed on November 8 with the meeting of representatives of three partnerships from Wielka Wieś, Złotoryja, Myślenice and Dobczyce communes. ...
    Local workshops for new partnerships in Nasutów
    Local workshops for new partnerships in Nasutów
    Representatives of Niemce commune partnership and the partnership operating in Błażowa, Boguchwała, Chmielnik and Lubenia communes that are starting implementation of their projects as part of the 5th ...
    “PAFF Local Partnerships” workshops in Warka
    “PAFF Local Partnerships” workshops in Warka
    The representatives of three partnerships from Warka, Szadek and Główczyce implementing projects as part of the 5th edition of the “PAFF Local Partnerships” Program met at a workshop on building a sustainable ...
    The “LES Club” inaugurated its activities this school year
    The “LES Club” inaugurated its activities this school year
    A conference inaugurating the “Learning Schools Club” activities in the 2016/17 school year was held in Ząbki near Warsaw on October 6 and 7. Directors of schools belonging to the Club from all over Poland ...
    English Teaching Market 2016
    English Teaching Market 2016
    The 14th English Teaching Market conference, held in Stare Jabłonki near Ostróda on June 27-29, was attended by over 400 English teachers from rural areas and small towns. The inaugural part of the meeting ...
    The “TAU for community” workshops
    The “TAU for community” workshops
    Another workshop session for participants of this-year’s “TAU for community” edition was held from 12 to 15 May. The participants are 10 TAUs which create volunteering and community activity groups at ...
    FIMANGO Local Advisors School launched
    FIMANGO Local Advisors School launched
    The objective of the FIMANGO Local Advisors School is to improve skills of the Act Locally Center representatives in the area of financial management and then involve them in the advisors’ network that ...
    How to effectively cooperate with donors – training for Act Locally Centers
    How to effectively cooperate with donors – training for Act Locally Centers
    On March 17-18, almost 100 representatives of 64 Act Locally Centers attended a training session in Warsaw, whose main subject were methods of fundraising and cooperation with local donors. The special ...
    We had busy and inspiring summer – “PAFF Local Partnerships” workshops
    We had busy and inspiring summer – “PAFF Local Partnerships” workshops
    Dębica, Stoczek Łukowski, Ełk and Milicz – at these places local workshops for participants of the 4th round of the “PAFF Local Partnerships” Program were held from July to September 2015. The meetings ...
    13th meeting of English teachers
    13th meeting of English teachers
    Can mobbing relate to student-to-student relations? How to raise funds for a school event? – these and other subjects were discussed by English teachers from all over Poland who participated in the 13th ...
    “ICT for Local Development”: training workshops and grants
    “ICT for Local Development”: training workshops and grants
    The recruitment process for training in new technologies for non-governmental organizations operating in towns of up to 50,000 residents has just started. The training courses are held as part of the “ICT ...
    “LES” workshops for teachers from Belarus
    “LES” workshops for teachers from Belarus
    The workshops held under the “Learning Schools” Program with participation of teachers from Belarus took place in the PAFF Representative Office in Warsaw on August 25-27. Fourteen Belarusian formative ...
    The ngo.pl regional seminars halfway through
    The ngo.pl regional seminars halfway through
    For the last several months, the editors of the ngo.pl portal have been meeting NGOs from all over Poland and advising them how to use the portal for promotional purposes or where to look for advice and ...
    A summer language camp for English teachers
    A summer language camp for English teachers
    The English teachers who participate in the “English Teaching” Program honed their language skills and teaching methodology at the summer camp which was held in Wilkasy near Giżycko on July 7-18.
    The 12th "English Teaching Market" is over
    The 12th “English Teaching Market” is over
    How to motivate students, use games in language classes, use new technologies to make lessons interesting – these and other topics were discussed by English teachers from all over Poland who participated ...
    The 1st round of the “PROMENGO” summed up
    The 1st round of the “PROMENGO” summed up
    The meeting summing up the 1st round of the “NGO Managers” (“PROMENGO”) Program implemented by the Academy of Civic Organizations Foundation was held at the PAFF’s Representative Office on May 24, 2014. ...
    Kursodrom.pl - e-learning platform launched
    Kursodrom.pl – e-learning platform launched
    The kursodrom.pl e-learning platform offering free-of charge courses in non-governmental organizations management was launched in February. The platform, managed by the Academy of Civic Organizations Foundation, ...
    The 2nd edition of the “ICT for Local Development” launched
    The 2nd edition of the “ICT for Local Development” launched
    The second edition of the PAFF's “ICT for Local Development” Program was inaugurated in Warsaw on September 18, 2013. The ceremony was attended by almost 30 third sector representatives from villages and ...
    NGO managers met in Warsaw for the seventh time
    NGO managers met in Warsaw for the seventh time
    More than 40 representatives of non-governmental organizations’ managers – participants in the "NGO Managers" Program (PROMENGO) met for the 7th time at the Polish-American Freedom Foundation's Representative ...
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    Fundraising – on-line or off-line?
    Fundraising – on-line or off-line?
    Annual FAOO fundraising conference on raising funds by NGOs.
    The "Organization Development for Advanced" Program
    The “Organization Development for Advanced” Program
    The objective of the program is to support alumni of the "PROMENGO" Program with regard to planning and implementing certain changes allowing for long-term development of NGOs managed by them. Development ...
    Career and Job Market workshops
    Career and Job Market workshops
    Held at the turn of June and July workshops on career planning, analysis of professional potential and preparation to participation in the job market. Addressed to ca. 40 Bridge Scholarship holders – students ...
    Maróz 2019
    Maróz 2019
    2019 All-Poland meeting of local rural and rural-municipal level organizations and local government representatives; this-year the meeting (May 17-19) will be on increasing active participation of citizens ...
    Comprehensive Development of School – advanced course
    Comprehensive Development of School – advanced course
    The offer for schools of every type and at each level of education covers the two-year course for teachers on basic elements of formative assessment. The school directors learn how to introduce the change ...
    “English Teaching Activities” – training sessions and grants
    “English Teaching Activities” – training sessions and grants
    The offer addressed to English teachers working in schools in rural areas and to local village leaders. It includes methodological and project training sessions, and grants for a project for children and/or ...
    Workshops for teaching staff
    Workshops for teaching staff
    Several-hour-long paid workshops for teachers of every subject at each level of education, carried out in groups of up to 30 persons by experienced tutors. They are adjusted to the needs of a given educational ...
    Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
    Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
    Weekends with “English Teaching” are open methodological training sessions held for English teachers working at public pre-schools and schools at each level of education, in villages and towns of up to ...
    Workshops for winners of the “Diploma of Dreams” competition
    Workshops for winners of the “Diploma of Dreams” competition
    Workshops for representatives of new non-governmental organizations qualified for participation in the Bridge Scholarships Program. The objective of the workshops is to share knowledge and skills in developing ...
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