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Local Community Development Foundation-Stip

Sremski Front bb
Stip, 2000
Macedonia
2006 Year Founded
$10,000 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Last Updated: 09.22.14

Population Area Served

50,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationLocal Community Development Foundation-Stip
Address 1Sremski Front bb
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownStip
State / RegionDid not answer
ZIP / Postal Code2000
CountryMacedonia
ContinentEurope
Map Address (If Different)Sremski Front
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone38975496772
Emailbsarkovski@frlz.com.mk
Websitewww.frlz.org.mk
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Nevenka Longurova Girova, Executive Director
Primary Contact’s NameBoris Sharkovski
Primary Contact’s PositionProgramme Director
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2006
Mission StatementDid not answer
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced50,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)4
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)3
Total Board Members11
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$150,000
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$150,000
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$10,000
Does Organization Have an EndowmentNo but intend to build one
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsDeclined
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipDid not answer
Philanthropic giftsDid not answer
Grassroots activismDid not answer
Inadequate government servicesDid not answer
Changes in the political environmentDid not answer
Changes in the economic environmentDid not answer
Government initiative fundingDid not answer
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed a centrally important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingDid not answer
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesDid not answer
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodVery little time
LocallyLots of time
RegionallyDid not answer
NationallyFair amount of time
InternationallyVery little time
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingImportant but not central
Having local people as leaders in the organizationImportant but not central
Seeking local donationsImportant but not central
Having a gender balance in the organizationImportant but not central
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentSlightly important
Serving donor needsImportant but not central
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communitySlightly important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityImportant but not central
Pursuing equityImportant but not central
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyCentrally important
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureLittle
EducationFair amount
EnvironmentNot at all
HealthNot at all
Human and social servicesFair amount
Human rightsLittle
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentNot at all
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityNot at all
Information technologyNot at all
Strengthening local or regional governmentLittle
HousingNot at all
ChildrenFair amount
WaterNot at all
Alternative energyNot at all
Disaster reliefNot at all
Advocacy with authoritiesLittle
Job trainingLittle
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernRarely
Promote collaboration between granteesOccasionally
Promote understanding of public policyOften
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOften
AdvocacyOccasionally
Loaned staffNever
ResearchRarely
Community needs assessmentOccasionally
Leadership developmentOccasionally
InternshipsNever
Providing space for local organizationsOften
Access to information technologyOften
Publishing/knowledge sharingOften
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting much worse
CrimeGetting much worse
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting much worse
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting much worse
Social position of marginalized groupsGetting much worse
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting much worse
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting much worse
Value of community assetsGetting much worse
Quality of the environmentGetting much worse
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting much worse
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting much worse
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting much worse
Gender equityGetting much worse
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting much worse
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting much worse
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyDo not work in this sphere
CrimeDo not work in this sphere
Trust among different sections of the communityA few small achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Social position of marginalized groupsWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Responsiveness of authoritiesWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Appropriateness of public policiesWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Value of community assetsWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Quality of the environmentDo not work in this sphere
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Networks and links between different parts of the communityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Gender equityWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Charitable giving through the community foundationWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLittle
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLot
Local governmentLot
National governmentLittle
UniversitiesLot
SchoolsLot
BusinessesLot
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersN/A
Regional association of grantmakersN/A
Global Fund for Community FoundationsVery helpful
Particular foundationNeither helpful or unhelpful
Other organizationN/A
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsYes
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesYes
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doYes
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingVery important
Better legal or fiscal environmentVery important
More volunteersImportant
Access to advice or technical assistanceVery unimportant
Better local culture of givingVery important
Stronger civil societyVery important
More responsive authoritiesVery important
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsDid not answer
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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