Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe

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Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe



The Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe is an independent public charity incorporated under the laws of the United States. Their goal is to promote the development of civil societies in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia by supporting civil society organizations to gain greater effectiveness and stability.[1]


Founders

The CEE Trust was established by a group of private American foundations, namely:

Atlantic Philanthropies
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Ford Foundation
German Marshall Fund of the United States
Open Society Institute
Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The CEE Trust expects to allocate up to $75 million toward this aim by the end of 2012.[2]

Board

As of 2011:[3]

Chair
Heike MacKerron - Senior Director for Europe
German Marshall Fund of the United States

Secretary/Treasurer
Haki Abazi - Program Officer
Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Annette Laborey - OSI – Paris Executive Director
Open Society Institute - Paris

Jiri Pehe - Director
New York University in Prague

Maureen Smyth - Senior Vice President - Programs and Communications
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Lidia Kołucka – Żuk - Executive Director
(a non-voting ex officio member of the Board of Trustees)

Staff

As of 2011:[4]

Advisory Committee

As of 2011:[5]

External links

References

  1. Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe (accessed: 10/7/2011)
  2. Founders Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe (accessed: 10/7/2011)
  3. Board Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe (accessed: 10/7/2011)
  4. Staff Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe (accessed: 10/7/2011)
  5. Advisory Committee Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe (accessed: 10/7/2011)