Profiles

Fondo Región Colonia

Gral. Flores 174
Colonia del Sacramento, 70000
Uruguay

Mission

To mobilize and manage resources efficiently in order to promote social participation in strengthening development projects and organizations in Cologne and the region

Most Meaningful Change

Our foundation has created a culture of donation through support to projects developed by community-based organizations, which did not previously exist in our scope. In the future we hope that donated funds also come from the community itself.

2012 Year Founded
$14,225 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Last Updated: 11.05.16

Population Area Served

90,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationFondo Región Colonia
Address 1Gral. Flores 174
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownColonia del Sacramento
State / RegionDid not answer
ZIP / Postal Code70000
CountryUruguay
ContinentSouth America
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
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
Phone59899405576
Emailfondoregioncolonia@gmail.com
Websiteregioncolonia.blogspot.com
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Sra. Mónica Vera, Presidenta
Primary Contact’s NameSra. Pucci
Primary Contact’s PositionSecretaria
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2012
Mission StatementTo mobilize and manage resources efficiently in order to promote social participation in strengthening development projects and organizations in Cologne and the region
Organization DescriptionCommunity philanthropy organisation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced90,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)14
Total Board Members7
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$24,250
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$2,180
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$14,225
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 YearsA little improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed a centrally important role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed an important role
Grassroots activismPlayed a centrally important role
Inadequate government servicesPlayed a centrally important role
Changes in the political environmentPlayed a slight role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed a centrally important role
Government initiative fundingPlayed a slight role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed a centrally important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed a slight role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesPlayed a slight role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodLots of time
LocallyLots of time
RegionallyLots of time
NationallyNone
InternationallyNone
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationCentrally important
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationImportant but not central
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentCentrally important
Serving donor needsCentrally important
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityCentrally important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityCentrally important
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 cultureLot
EducationLot
EnvironmentLot
HealthLittle
Human and social servicesLot
Human rightsLittle
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentLot
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityLittle
Information technologyLittle
Strengthening local or regional governmentNot at all
HousingNot at all
ChildrenLot
WaterNot at all
Alternative energyNot at all
Disaster reliefNot at all
Advocacy with authoritiesNot at all
Job trainingNot at all
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOften
Promote collaboration between granteesOften
Promote understanding of public policyRarely
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOften
AdvocacyNever
Loaned staffNever
ResearchNever
Community needs assessmentOften
Leadership developmentOften
InternshipsOften
Providing space for local organizationsOften
Access to information technologyOccasionally
Publishing/knowledge sharingOccasionally
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting better
CrimeGetting better
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting better
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting better
Social position of marginalized groupsGetting better
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting much worse
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting worse
Value of community assetsGetting better
Quality of the environmentGetting better
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting better
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting better
Gender equityGetting better
Charitable giving through the community foundationNo change
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting better
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 communitySome important achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesDo not work in this sphere
Social position of marginalized groupsDo not work in this sphere
Responsiveness of authoritiesDo not work in this sphere
Appropriateness of public policiesDo not work in this sphere
Value of community assetsSome important achievements
Quality of the environmentSome important achievements
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communitySome important achievements
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsSome important achievements
Networks and links between different parts of the communitySome important achievements
Gender equityDo not work in this sphere
Charitable giving through the community foundationDo not work in this sphere
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingSome important achievements
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLittle
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLittle
Local governmentNot at all
National governmentNot at all
UniversitiesN/A
SchoolsLittle
BusinessesNot at all
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersN/A
Regional association of grantmakersVery helpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsVery helpful
Particular foundationVery helpful
Other organizationVery helpful
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 doesNo
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 volunteersVery important
Access to advice or technical assistanceVery important
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 YearsOur foundation has created a culture of donation through support to projects developed by community-based organizations, which did not previously exist in our scope. In the future we hope that donated funds also come from the community itself.
 

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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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