Geographic focus: both national and Soros network programs.

Sorosa Fonds Lavija mission is to promote the development of an open society in Latvia.

Activities :

- Rule of Law : anti-corruption, Prison and Police reform, Law programs.

- Civil Society : Public policy development, Baltic-American partnership, Human Rights and Tolerance, Open school and East-East programs.

- Education : Higher education support, Education policy development, Teaching reform programs.

- Arts and culture : development of cultural policy, cultural education and cultural links between Central and Eastern European countries, support and collaborate with the Centre for Contemporary Art (innovative initiatives), concept for a contemporary art museum.

Capacity Building Program: support for Culture management training centres, policy research centres, "art for social changes" centres, regional centres in Central Asia, the Caucasus and the Balkans.
Procedures: applications handed in before March 15.

"Looking Inside" - Internships for Art Managers: encourage innovative experience and new models of cultural organisation activities, implementation of new methods.
Public: culture managers, administrators of well-known and approved art and culture institutions and organisations in Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Caucasus and Mongolia.
Procedures: applications submitted till 28th of February.

- Public Health : health care initiatives, mental disability programs.

Type of support :

- Grants through competitions

Public :

Independent working groups
Individual applicants.

Procedures :

Applications may be submitted to the SFL office in Riga.


Address : iela 13
Riga, LV-1010, Latvia
Pgone (371) 703 9241
Fax (371) 703 9242v
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Modified on Tuesday 10 February 2004