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Tamás Scsaurszki

Analysis Tamás Scsaurszki 21 August 2018

Growing ambition in a shrinking space: Hungary’s community foundations after the election

Community foundations offer signs of hope despite growing official repression of civil society. Hungary’s general elections in April gave (once again) a constitutional majority to the ruling coalition government and a green light to pursue …

Analysis Tamás Scsaurszki 4 May 2018

Reflections from Hungary on helping donors walking the talk

I was recently recovering from the results of the general election in Hungary, and desperate to find new ways to advance my work, when I came across How Community Philanthropy Shifts Power: What Donors Can …

Opinion Tamás Scsaurszki 29 May 2017

Hungarian Community Foundations at a turning point

Community Foundations in Hungary have reached an exciting milestone. On the one hand, three new foundations have emerged this year from the Community Foundation Support Programme’s set-up process, each with a unique identity and ambitions. …

Conference reports Tamás Scsaurszki 1 July 2015

Community foundations? In Hungary? Yes!

Thanks to a shift in attitude towards community foundations in Hungary, local groups are now embracing the concept and are starting to build community foundations. The Community Foundation Support Programme announced a call for proposals …

Special feature Tamás Scsaurszki 1 June 2002

Three reasons for supporting the NESsT Venture Fund

The Mott Foundation has been supporting NESsT – the Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-sustainability Team, one of the pioneers of venture philanthropy in Central Europe[1] – since 1998. There are three key reasons for this. Expanding …