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Medical assistance to Ukraine

You can currently donate from abroad to the following account numbers:

In euros ERSTE Bank Hungary Zrt. IBAN: HU52 11600006 00000000 79163118


Beneficiary: Carpathian Foundation-Hungary (Kárpátok Alapítvány-Magyarország)

Notice: Medical assistance to Ukraine

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Statement on the war in Ukraine

For almost three decades, the Carpathian Foundation, which embraces the bordering areas of Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine, has contributed to the development of the Carpathian Region. Our Foundation fosters cross-border cooperation, overcoming language barriers, cultural and historical differences to strengthen the role of civil society in local development, thus contributing to the territorial cohesion of the Carpathians.

The current war in Europe contradicts everything the Carpathian Foundation and its partners stand for.

1 million HUF for Ukrainian refugees!

Today we were able to donate supplies (medicine, medical supplies, bandages, etc.) worth more than HUF 1 million to our Ukrainian colleagues to be sent to hospitals in Transcarpathia! Thank you for the support from which you made this donation possible. We are continuing to collect for this purpose in our Emergency Response Fund for Ukrainians, with which we would like to further support civil society organizations and civic initiatives helping refugees fleeing to Hungary from Ukraine! Thank You!

The Early Years are important for support

On 15 February 2024, the Board of Directors of the Carpathian Foundation awarded a grant of HUF 16 million to four NGOs in the Early Years Matter Program, with HUF 4 million each. The Hungarian Roma Association of Szomolya, the Somnakuno Drom Roma Women's Civil Association of Nagykálló, the SZETA Eger and the 21st Century Roma Women's National Association of Nyíregyháza  got the grant for early skills development of marginalized children in the North-Eastern Hungary region until the end of the year.

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Platform for inclusive early childhood services

On 7 February 2024, we organised the third meeting in Nyíregyháza to build a platform for inclusive early childhood services.

The aim of the platform is to improve the accessibility and quality of early childhood services in Hungary through the cooperation and joint action of families, parents, institutions and civil society actors, to ensure that everyone has access to them, that everyone can use them, and that the proper development of young children is ensured for all through quality education, upbringing, care and other services.

We are looking for you!


Financial and administrative assistant

We need a dedicated colleague who is willing to use his/her economic knowledge to help us in financial and administrative tasks. Anyone who has worked in a similar field will know that the world of projects, donations, and grants is a very demanding one, it requires accuracy. So only those who can cope with it are welcome to apply. You are rule-following, can cope with monotonous workflows and are not afraid of administration. You are familiar with Excel and have worked with invoices (primarily project related).


Overall Needs Assessment Report

To revitalize the Carpathian Civil Society Platform we concluded a needs assessment through a survey and workshops to identify current challenges, opportunities, and priorities and to involve the civil society organizations from Slovakia, Ukraine, Poland, Romania and Hungary to map the topics they are interested in to collaborate across the borders. Based on the results an Overall Needs Assessment Report was prepared, which provides a comprehensive analysis of the needs assessment, including common needs and challenges identified across the Carpathian Platform.

SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARD 2023- Call for applications

Carpathian Civil Society Platform is driven by the common vision to strengthen a vibrant, pluralistic, and rights-based civil society in the territory of the Carpathian Euroregion. The Platform supports collaboration among those civil society organizations who work for the most marginalized and vulnerable communities in the Carpathian Euroregion. It is aimed to strengthen the influence and weight of civil society by capacity development with creating networks for local and interregional networks, exchange of experience, knowledge and best practices of social innovation.

Civil Map - Network Meeting

Members of our Civil Map programme proects in North-East Hungary participated in a two-day network meeting with projet organisations from Pest County in the framework of the Week of Participation. During the opening workshop, the colleagues from Heves, Nógrád and Pest counties got to know each other, presented their projects in an informal press conference and brought the civil map to life. The next day, they visited Pomáz, Pilismaróton and Budakalász, where they heard from local activists about actions organised around local issues.