The 2021 community partners nomination process will begin in the summer. Watch this space for updates on specific timeline and procedures.

New RUF Community Partners

January 5, 2021

We are proud to announce the new community partners that joined us:

ARDOR (Asociatia Romana de Dezbatere, Oratorie si Retorica- The Romanian Association for Debate, Oratory, and Rhetoric), Conservation Carpathia Foundation (FCC), Cu Alte Cuvinte (CUAC), Federatia Fundatiilor Communitare din Romania (Romanian Federation for Community Foundations- FFCR), Asociatia Monumentum - Ambulanța pentru Monumente, Dăruiește Viață, Fundația Regala Principesa Margareta, Salvați Copiii (Save the Children), United Way.

They are joining the group of outstanding RUF community partners: Asociatia MagicCaravana cu MediciCode 4 RomaniaDeclicFunky CitizensNoi OrizonturiRise ProjectRecorderTasuleasa SocialTeach for RomaniaVedem Just.

We are looking forward to working with them in this long-term partnership. We want to thank all the organizations that applied for becoming our partners in 2020. We appreciate their exceptional work and their contribution to the development of Romanian society. We are honored and humbled by them considering us a potential partner in their growth and in achieving their mission.

Our nonprofit Community Partners were selected by Romanian United Fund within the strategic planning for 2020-2025, according to the selection criteria established by our Board of Directors, following recommendations and support from the Board of Advisors and our Founding Angels. Read more about our carefully implemented selection process, designed to be fair and transparent, or connect with one of our Community Partners Liaisons.


Asociatia Monumentum

Ambulance for Monuments
The "Ambulance for Monuments" project is targeting, in a desperate race against time, the salvation from collapse and degradation of hundreds of Romanian threatened historical buildings that are listed.
Asociatia Ovidiuro

Access to quality early education for disadvantaged children
OvidiuRo focuses on making early education accessible to and effective for disadvantaged children throughout Romania via teacher training, providing rich educational materials, and parent education. We focus on early literacy for children.
Ajungem Mari

These children are ready for a better future!
Ajungem MARI (Growing GREAT) supports the education of 2.500 children from orphanages and other new foster care institutions. Over 1000 volunteers and specialists help the children develop the skills in order to become responsible and independent adults.
Cu Alte Cuvinte

CUAC is an innovation lab focused on designing and implementing literacy and anti-bias education programs. Our mission is to help kids grow as readers and thinkers in a diverse world.
Asociația Română De Dezbateri Oratorie Și Retorică (Ardor)
At ARDOR, we use debate (in clubs, optional courses and regular classes) to teach over 30.000 students annually the skills and attitudes essential to their becoming active and informed citizens and smart employees or entrepreneurs.
Fundatia Conservation Carpathia (Fcc)

European Wilderness Reserve
We are active for over 10 years in the conservation and restoration of the natural Carpathian ecosystem, for the benefit of biodiversity and local communities.
Pro Patrimonio

For 20 years the Pro Patrimonio has been stepping in to help rebuild and strengthen disadvantaged communities situated far away from developed areas almost everywhere in Romania. The aim is to reintroduce the recovered heritage, curre
Inima De Copil

Good does good! We build together a better life for children
Fundatia Inima de Copil (Heart of a Child Foundation) dream and act every day to respect children’ s rights, for better living conditions for all vulnerable children, more harmonious families, and a much more involved community.
Fundatia Comunitara Tara Fagarasului

From Country Center to the Heart of the Community 
The mission of the Fagaras Country Community Foundation is to inspire and support local initiatives, mobilize resources, and bring together people and organizations that have the will and ability to contribute long-term to the development of generous, res
FFCR - Romanian Federation For Community Foundations
The Romanian Federation of Community Foundations, established in 2012, has as main purpose to advance the field of local philanthropy in Romania, by representing at national level the interests of its member community foundations and their constituencies.
Centrul Pentru Jurnalism Independent Cji

Keeper of standards, agent of change
The Center for Independent Journalism (CJI) is a non-governmental organization, active for over 25 years in protecting democracy and those who believe in values its; 25 years in the service of freedom of expression and media, and human rights education.
Asociatia Casa Buna

Good catches on
Good can be contagious. At Casa Buna we turn this mantra into the new normal. By building strong communities through educational, vocational, and health support.
Fundatia World Vision Romania
World Vision Romania is a NGO carrying out programs of education, emergency humanitarian intervention, development and advocacy, putting the welfare of the child at the core of its activity.
Sexul Vs Barza

Love is an amazing thing
The most successful response to the lack of sexual health education in RO: - 300 000 followers; 40 million views YT + TikTok - 1800 online counseling clients/year - featured at WHO, UNESCO, IPPF conferences. BIG FUTURE PLANS
Dor (Decat O Revista)
DoR is a digital and print publication focused on helping our community understand modern Romania, empathize, come together, discover solutions and act.
Food Waste Combat Cluj Project And Cluj Foodbank Ngo: The Regional Foodbank Of Cluj
We are a local Cluj NGO aiming at educating the Romanian public about food waste and its importance for each one of us and for our community. We are also focused on alleviating poverty by redistributing food surplus to charities via the Cluh Regional Food
La Blouse Roumaine Ia Association

Art to wear, story to tell. Empowering communities through cultural heritage and design.
La blouse roumaine IA Association is a non-governmental organization founded in 2016 to support the efforts of La blouse roumaine community to promote, protect and value the Romanian traditional textile heritage in the contemporary creative context.
Forum Apulum

Education. Civic Engagement
We are an NGO focused on promoting active engagement in the community, critical thinking and education through arts and through tackling difficult topics, that need an open discussion.
Hope And Homes For Children Romania

A house and a family for every child!
We dream of the day when there will be no orphanage in Romania. And not just dreaming, but acting. Our mission is to close down all orphanages in Romania, until 2026 and to reform the child protection system.
Asociația Allgrow România
All Grow is a non-profit organization aiming to create change through collaboration between individuals, organizations and institutions by fostering social innovation and knowledge sharing. Our mission is to contribute to building an inclusive society, in
Asociatia O Masa Calda
We are responsible and sustainable. We ALL volunteer, TO DEFEND the universal human right to FOOD, BY cooking smart
Cere - The Resource Center For Public Participation

Together with citizens, organizations and communities, we build day by day a just and equitable world, where people stand together and their voices are central to the decision making processes.
We still have a long way to go until the state authorities will listen to the voice of the citizens. But that's why we’re here. We support citizens and groups to advocate and hold the state officials accountable for the welfare of their communities.
Association Partner For You

Nothing changes without you!
Partner for You Association (PFY) is a non-governmental, non-profit and apolitical organization, whose mission is to support communities, especially in rural areas, for cultural, educational and social development, civic and entrepreneurial spirit.
Asociatia Pe Stop

A drop of dignity
We help vulnerable girls and women in Romania get access to proper menstrual hygiene products and information.

Documentaria is a collective of five Romanian independent photojournalists. Our mission is to use documentary photography to provide an in-depth look into today’s Romania, using different approaches to tackle social issues and highlight untold stories.
Educhance By Salvați Copiii Filiala Iași

Provide access to education for all children!
Every child deserves access to education. Educhance aims to support schools and students in the NE Region of the country, one of the areas with the highest rate of people at a risk of poverty and social exclusion (Eurostat).
Asociatia Civica
We help citizens get involved in solving problems in their local community
Federatia Coalitia Pentru Educatie
We believe in a school where everyone can and wants to fulfil her/his potential. The Federation Coalition for Education is an alliance of NGOs that work together towards improving the state of Romanian education, focusing on public policies.

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