Pictures from UCCU Roma Informal Educational Foundation and H2o Project's joint event

In July 2011 the participants and faculty of the  Regionalization, Globalization and Privatisation of Education Summer School visited the Gloves Factory Community Center and Mr. Konczey's caricature exhibition.

The Latvian project partner, EDC brought together representatives of grassroots organizations, local schools, decision makers and other community representatives from across the country during seven events organized in various parts of the country. The local wellbeing concept and themes within the framework of EU 2020 strategy were introduced.

The Austrian grassroots organizations came together on 9 and 30 May to discuss the topics of wellbeing, their contribution to it, the EU 2020 process and to share their experiences of engaging with volunteers.

The third event of the Hungarian grassroots program series aimed at involving various CSOs for experience sharing with the project members.

The second Romanian workshop was linked with a cartoons exhibition showcasing the works of Elemer Konczey.

The second Hungarian workshop was held on 9-10 May 2011, in Budapest, connected to the celebration of Europe Day. The venue of the event was the European Youth Centre.

The first Hungarian event of the project took place on 11 March 2011 in Budapest, at the Israeli Cultural Institute.

The partner organizations held their first meeing on 26-27 January in Budapest, in the premises of the Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation.


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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.