Small Grants – Big Ideas
This innovative programme is designed to address the needs of Greek private non-profit and volunteer organisations, as well as social cooperative enterprises. The programme provides funding for original small-scale civil society initiatives with maximum social impact for the benefit of vulnerable social groups. It equally aims to empower and build the capacity of civil society organisations through Social Dynamo .
The “Points of Support” programme is a joint initiative of the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation, the TIMA Charitable Foundation, the Hellenic Hope charity organisation, the Captain Vassilis & Carmen Constantakopoulos Foundation, the A. G. Leventis Foundation, and the Bodossaki Foundation.
Currently (2018 – 2019) the 3rd round cycle of the programme is under implementation. Through this funding cycle, 24 civil society initiatives have been granted an amount of up to €5,000 and are implemented by 34 organisations, 11 of which participate in the actions as partner organisations. All initiatives supported fall under one of the following thematic areas. as defined by the programme’s respective donors.
1. “Social integration of people with disabilities”
2. “Support of the elderly”
3. “Support of children”
a. “Child protection”
b. “Children and health”
c.“Children and the environment”