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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. Thanks to rich program offer it contributes to professional development of English teachers working in small towns and villages.
    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
     
    English Teaching Educational Support Package
    English Teaching Educational Support Package
    Due to the difficult pandemic situation in Poland which induced certain changes in educational ...
    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 related to children and youth education and training.
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

    The Polish Children and Youth Foundation ("Equal Opportunities 2020")
    6 Kredytowa St. Ap. 20, 00-062 Warsaw
    tel./fax (48 22) 826-10-16
    e-mail: rownacszanse@pcyf.org.pl

    The Civis Polonus Foundation ("Equal Opportunities 2021")
    Bagatela 10 St., Ap. 36, 00-585 warsaw
    tel. +48 509 725 536; (48 22) 827 52 49
    e-mail: fundacja@civispolonus.org.pl

    News
     
    “Equal Opportunities” with new a Program Manager
    “Equal Opportunities” with new a Program Manager
    As a result of agreement concluded by the Polish-American Freedom Foundation, the Polish Children ...
    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 and domestic experiences. Its objective is to improve teaching and assessment methods and comprehensive school development based on cooperation of teaching staff members. Schools develop new solutions and share best practices. The program includes also post-graduate studies for school principals and interactive Internet courses for teachers. Particular emphasis is placed on schools ...
    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

    The School with Class Foundation ("School with Class")
    19 Śniadeckich St., 00-654 Warsaw
    tel. (48 22) 658 00 73
    e-mail: fundacja@szkolazklasa.org.pl

    News
     
    The 20-th anniversary of the “Learning Schools” Program
    The 20-th anniversary of the “Learning Schools” Program
    On December 10th we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the “Learning Schools” (LES) Program, ...
    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. This one-year postgraduate full-time studies 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. The SE runs also training sessions, seminars and e-learning courses for teachers.
    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
     
    Recruitment to the School of Education
    Recruitment to the School of Education
    The School of Education of Polish-American Freedom Foundation and University of Warsaw opens ...
    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 and other institutions.
    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
     
    “Edit Distance Knowledge” – the initiative summing up
    “Edit Distance Knowledge” – the initiative summing up
    Student  volunteers active in the “PROJECTOR” Program decided to free parents who work at home ...
    BRIDGE SCHOLARSHIPS
     
    A joint undertaking by NGOs, public institutions and firms is addressed to secondary-school graduates from rural areas and small towns. The program enables them to receive scholarships for their first year of academic study. It opens the scholarship recipients a way to further assistance i.a. within the Top Student competition, language scholarships, doctoral scholarships as well as foreign internships.
    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

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    Over 1,000 bridge scholarships for students
    Over 1,000 bridge scholarships for students
    Over 1,000 students receive scholarships under the Bridge Scholarships Program this academic ...
    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 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 villages and small towns as well as foster developmental aspirations. The undertaken activities are founded on cooperation and respond to specific needs of a local community, and involve various partners. As a result, they contribute to building social capital and improving the quality of life. Successive ...
    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
     
    Training session for Act Locally Centers
    Training session for Act Locally Centers
    An online training session for the Network of Act Locally Centers representatives was held ...
    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 (ICT). 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 ...
    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
     
    The Sector 3.0 Award – deadline for applications on April 9
    The Sector 3.0 Award – deadline for applications on April 9
    If your organization uses new technologies in the area of social innovation, the Sector 3.0 ...
    PAFF LEADERS
     
    The program is addressed first of all to active participants of program financed by PAFF and supports development of local leaders’ skills and qualifications necessary in effective working for the benefit of their communities. The program uses the method of tutoring, that is permanent cooperation of a leader with a tutor. The program participants take also part in a series of training sessions and receive customized support. The offer for the program alumni is aimed at further improvement of their ...
    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
     
    12 reportages on people who have social activity in their blood
    12 reportages on people who have social activity in their blood
    On March 11, “Przewiew. 12 historii otwartych”, a collection of reportages on people who are ...
    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 the 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. They became modern multifunctional centers which provide access to information, culture and education, and at the same time stimulate active citizenship. Presently, the effects of the program 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
     
    Library – A Lot Is Going On! The 11th National Library Congress
    Library – A Lot Is Going On! The 11th National Library Congress
    On December 9, 2020 the 11th National Library Congress was held under the watchword that refers ...
    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
     
    How to animate local communities effectively?
    How to animate local communities effectively?
    You can find the answers to these and many other questions related to local community animation ...
    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 professional internships, they have an opportunity to learn about Poland’s transformation experience and integration with the European Union. The offer includes also one-semester courses for academics.
    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
     
    This-year’s Kirklanders have started their studies in Poland
    This-year’s Kirklanders have started their studies in Poland
    58 scholarship holders from 10 countries of Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia have started ...
    REGION IN TRANSITION (RITA)
     
    The program supports initiatives of Polish non-governmental organizations, aimed at sharing Poland’s experience in various aspects of transformation, which are implemented in cooperation with partners in Eastern Europe, the South Caucasus and Central Asia. The program offers grants, training opportunities and experts’ support, as well as assistance in establishing 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
     
    Be active in the East! Partnership projects
    Be active in the East! Partnership projects
    The Education for Democracy Foundation and the Polish-American Foundation invite Polish non-governmental ...
    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, South Caucasus and Central Asia countries. Their participants are 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 ...
    PROGRAM MANAGER:

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

    News
     
    WEASA 2020 online – a summary
    WEASA 2020 online – a summary
    The 8th round of Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) took place from July 3 to July ...
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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 ngo.pl, the free Infoline 801 646 719, a database of organizations and institutions ...
    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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    Online workshops on common good
    Online workshops on common good
    Representatives of partnerships and start-ups for the common good implementing their projects under the 7th round of the “PAFF Local Partnerships” Program took part in a series of online workshops that ...
    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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    Workshops With A Challenge
    Workshops With A Challenge
    Groups of two volunteers conduct classes that develop creativity and independent, critical thinking in children and young people. They are performed using the original and innovative method developed by ...
    ETAs – training sessions and grants
    ETAs – training sessions and grants
    The offer addressed to English teachers at schools in rural areas and to local leaders active in their village communities. It covers methodological and project training , as well as grants for projects ...
    Competence for the Future Workshops – Digital Skills
    Competence for the Future Workshops – Digital Skills
    The offer addressed to Bridge Scholarship holders and PROJECTOR volunteers. The workshops cover such subjects as social media, how to fight hate speech, personal data security, as well as use of image ...
    FAOO Fundraising School (Ist level)
    FAOO Fundraising School (Ist level)
    A specialist course for a group of 15-18 people dealing with raising funds for an NGO activities. The course is held in blended learning form. It is addressed to people acting in local organizations in ...
    NGO Managers (PROMENGO) – 7th round
    NGO Managers (PROMENGO) – 7th round
    The training sessions addressed to NGO managers, held in blended learning form that combines on-site and online training with practice. We invite managers of national foundations and associations as well ...
    Career and Job Market workshops
    Career and Job Market workshops
    Held at March online workshops on career planning, analysis of professional potential and preparation to participation in the job market. Addressed to ca. 40 Bridge Scholarship holders – students of 2nd, ...
    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 ...
    Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
    Weekends with “English Teaching” – training sessions for English teachers
    Weekends with English Teaching (WET) 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 ...
    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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