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“Acceptance Bakery” Social Cooperative

“Acceptance Bakery” Social Cooperative

The „Acceptance Bakery” Social Cooperative is a social enterprise producing home-made sweets and cakes from natural ingredients. Through the bakery, they create valuable work opportunities for local women in the segregated settlement of Monor, Hungary. They also contribute to increased cooperation and understanding between citizens of the segregated slum and the residents of the rest of the town.

You can read more about the Social Cooperative (here) and the community work of the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta in the Monor settlement (here).

“AdniJóga” - Giving Yoga Foundation

“AdniJóga” - Giving Yoga Foundation

Giving Yoga is a social enterprise with the aim to provide - through its cross subsidy model- sustainable access to yoga and mindfulness for vulnerable people in difficult life situations, who would otherwise not be able to experience calmness through movement and breath.

Please click here for more information.

Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF)

Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF)

The Badur Foundation is a member of ACF, the membership body for UK foundations and grant-making charities. Driven by a belief that foundations are a vital source for social good, ACF’s mission is to support foundations to be ambitious and effective in the way that they use their resources. ACF have over 370 members, collectively holding assets of around £50bn and giving over £2.5bn annually.

You can read more about ACF (here) and its members (here).

Association of Roma Minority Representatives and Spokespeople of Nógrád County

Association of Roma Minority Representatives and Spokespeople of Nógrád County

​Founded in 1996, the mission of the Association of Roma Minority Representatives and Spokespeople of Nógrád County is to reduce child poverty through providing assistance to families in need. Their activities target both children and their parents. They offer learning support and leisure time activities to children and organise training, employment opportunities and community events for adults. The Association has a regional focus and is active throughout Northern Hungary.

Please click here to read more about the Association.

BAGázs Association

BAGázs Association

BAGázs is a public benefit association that has been working since 2011 to contribute to an inclusive society in which Roma people have a chance to achieve their goals. BAGázs empowers Roma communities. In parallel, the Association sensitises members of mainstream society to become more open towards Roma communities. The Association implements their activities in two Roma settlements (Bag, Dány).

Please click here for more information about BAGázs.

Buddhist Heritage Project

Buddhist Heritage Project

The Buddhist Heritage Project was founded in 2006 to initiate, organise and survey activities in the field of culture, conservation, education and research, and to assist Buddhist life in the monasteries. Since its inception, it has brought together groups of concerned and committed people and organisations through collaborations with important institutions of research, foreign governments and charitable foundations.

Buddhist Heritage Project is an association established by the Buddhist Sangha (community) of Luang Prabang and conducts activities entirely for charitable purposes on a not for profit basis.

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Csodamühely Association

Csodamühely Association

The Afterschool programme in Csobánka was initiated by local volunteers and disadvantaged Roma parents in 2012, in order to support disadvantaged students in their studies. Csodaműhely Association was established in 2015 by volunteers of the Csepp Afterschool programme and by the parents of the students. The Association was founded to promote the work of the Afterschool and to broaden its activities. From the very beginning, keeping good relationships with the families, local social-welfare institutions and surrounding schools has been a fundamental part of their work. To increase engagement with these groups, the Association organises: a mothers’ club for disadvantaged mothers with small children, training/workshops for volunteers and most recently they formed a Civil Network together with social workers, schools and local civil actors to support and enhance integrated education in the surrounding schools.

Please click here for more information.

Erste Social Banking

Erste Social Banking

Erste Group is dedicated to supporting those who only a few believe in. Social Banking in Hungary works on equal access to financial services, both in the private and civil sector. Erste Social Banking developed the most affordable civil account package and a special loan product offer, supported by a European Investment Fund (EIF) guarantee. Beyond that, Erste Social Banking set up a range of civil education programmes and tailor-made consultancy services like Erste SEEDS consultancy programme, as well as hosting Erste Stiftung’s NGO academies. They also put a great emphasis on financial literacy education and social housing by cooperating with acclaimed NGOs to create real social impact.

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Ethnic Talents

Ethnic Talents

In close collaboration with grassroots organisations, Ethnic Talents recruit amateurs from minority backgrounds (especially Roma) to work as extras or actors in international and domestic movies, productions and advertisements. The social impact of the project manifests itself on different levels. First, working in the movie industry is a great opportunity to earn additional income for hundreds of people annually. Second, being introduced to the movie industry could create new prospects for many by linking them with other career opportunities in the world of film. Third, the project positively impacts on the representation of Roma by enabling Roma to feature in movies and advertisements in non-stereotypical roles.

Please click here for more information about Ethnic Talents.

Environmental Funders Network (EFN)

Environmental Funders Network (EFN)

The Foundation is a member of the Environmental Funders Network, a UK-based network of foundations, family offices and individuals supporting environmental causes. The network aims to increase the amount of support for environmental causes and to improve its overall effectiveness.


More information can be found here.

Foundation Futures

Foundation Futures

Foundation Futures is a (not for profit) Community Interest Company working with the most vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in North East England. Their mission is to help young people ‘find out what they can do instead of what they can’t’ through diverse and collaborative learning programmes.

Find out more here.

High Trees Community Development Trust

High Trees Community Development Trust

High Trees is an established community anchor and hub based in Tulse Hill, South London. Adopting a holistic approach to community development, their work is delivered in a collaborative manner; working with other partners to enhance service delivery, avoid duplication of work and ensure there is a joined-up approach to supporting Lambeth’s most under served individuals and communities.

You can find out more here.

Inbar Nonprofit Ltd.

Inbar Nonprofit Ltd.

Inbar operates “Szentfazék” Food Delivery and Catering social enterprise. They reinvest any profit into the development of their homeless shelter activities that serve 100-110 people on a daily basis.

You can visit their Facebook page or read about the activities of the homeless shelter, here.

Independent Theater

Independent Theater

The Independent Theater was established in 2004 in order to produce and manage high quality artistic products based on Roma and inter-ethnic topics. The Theater aims to prove that Roma integration can be developed in the frame of socially active and financially sustainable enterprises, which can produce valuable products of art.

Please click here for more information.

Jai Bhim Buddhist Network

Jai Bhim Buddhist Network

The Jai Bhim Buddhist Network is a religious association of young Roma Buddhists which was established in 2007. The Jai Bhim Network is based on the liberation movement started in India during the 1950’s. The movement was led by Dr. Ambedkar who called for the end of discrimination against the lower castes and the fulfilment of their human rights.

The mission of the Jai Bhim Buddhist Network is to provide high quality education to some of the most disadvantaged communities in Hungary which are typically overrepresented by Roma, in order to enable them to change their status within society. Apart from their core educational activities, the Network also implements cultural, social, health, religious, child and youth protection programmes.

Please click here for more information

Let’s Help Each Other Association and Social Cooperative

Let’s Help Each Other Association and Social Cooperative

Since 2013, Tegyünk Egymásért Egyesület and Szociális Szövetkezet (Let’s Help Each Other Association and Social Cooperative) has been active in Pécs-Somogy, one of the most impoverished neighbourhoods of Pécs. Their work focuses on community building and employment generating activities.

Visit the website of the Association and the Facebook page of the Social Cooperative.

Live Consciously Association

Live Consciously Association

The Association’s mission is to help families and children living in deep poverty focusing on (former) foster care youth living in one of the poorest geographic areas of Hungary (Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county). The Association provides economic support, offers mentoring and organises community events for their beneficiaries. In addition, they operate a charity shop that provides employment opportunities and access to quality second-hand products. Starting in 2020, the Association plans to scale up this shop and establish a rural charity shop and fair network.

Please click here for more information.

Mahájána Foundation

Mahájána Foundation

The Mahájána Foundation works in the disadvantaged district of Csörög situated north of Budapest. Its first project provided tutoring programmes to help local Roma children maintain their learning standards so that they could complete primary school and move on to secondary school. Mahajáná recognised that in order to help these children more effectively and break the cycle of inter-generational poverty, they also needed to work with the parents to improve the overall living standards of each family. To do this, Mahajáná has initiated a number of local community projects including a community garden, biomass briquette project and small social enterprises. The team also strives to promote partnerships with local businesses, public sector and civil society organisations in order to build better relationships with the Roma community.

Please click here for more information.

Nottingham Potential

Nottingham Potential

Nottingham Potential is the University of Nottingham’s outreach initiative which aims to support young people living in disadvantaged areas of Nottingham reach their educational potential. The initiative works with children from primary school age right up to university level entry through a number of interventions which take place at the University campus, in participating schools and in three learning centres which are operated in conjunction with Into University.

Please click here for more information on the Nottingham Potential programme.

No Bad Kids // Pressley Ridge Hungary Foundation

No Bad Kids // Pressley Ridge Hungary Foundation

The main target population of the organisation is young people with serious behavioural problems and their families. The organisation provides an array of services to keep children and families together so that youngsters with challenging behaviours can remain, integrate and thrive in their homes, schools and communities. Using trauma-sensitive approaches, through a collection of non-formal and experiential education methodologies and by providing a field to use real life-skills, they offer a recovery and self-healing opportunity to participating kids. In addition, the organisation provides training and consultation to various governmental units, schools, child protection agencies and other NGOs and facilitates programme and institutional development.

Please click here for more information about their work.

Oswin Project

Oswin Project

The Oswin Project came together in 2012 to improve ex-offenders’ chances of finding long-term employment on leaving prison. Oswin supports ex-offenders in North East England by sourcing paid employment and apprenticeship opportunities whilst providing individual support.

Find out more here.

SIMPACT

SIMPACT

SIMPACT Nonprofit Ltd. is operating in 5 countries and working with consultants who have business, as well as not-for-profit expertise. SIMPACT is specialised in providing capacity building to social enterprises and non-profit organisations. They focus on maximising the social impact of selected organisations via providing support in a variety of fields, in particular increasing the efficiency of operational processes, developing key entrepreneurial skills and facilitating business planning.

Please click here for more information about SIMPACT.

Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East (VONNE)

Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East (VONNE)

The Foundation is an Associate Member of the Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East. As well as supporting charities, community groups and social enterprises, VONNE facilitates partnerships and builds opportunities for collaboration within the voluntary and community sector in North East England.

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Well Grounded Jobs C.I.C

Well Grounded Jobs C.I.C

Well Grounded is a Speciality Coffee Training Academy, changing lives. They link people looking for work with an industry looking for talent. As London’s first social enterprise solely focused on developing talent within the speciality coffee industry, Well Grounded is on a mission to support Londoners furthest from the labour market into employment as Baristas.

Please click here to find out more about their work.

With the Power of Humanity

With the Power of Humanity

The “With the Power of Humanity” Foundation was formed in 2006 to take part in the creation of a democratic and solidary society where human dignity and human rights are respected. The NGO is active in human rights education offering workshops, innovating methodological tools and putting a great emphasis on shared learning of like-minded organisations. Additionally, it runs an after school programme for mostly Roma children with fewer opportunities in a segregated part of the city of Pécs. The Foundation also offers free-time programmes and personal mentoring for parents and other adults, and supports the identification of community issues and advocacy.

Please click here for more information about the Foundation.