About Kurzemes NGO Support center

KNVOAC logo ENG mazs transperentWe are non-profit organization “Kurzeme NGO support centre” and we are from Latvia. We work in territory that covers 1/4 of Latvia, called Kurzeme.

We are the only organization in Kurzeme, which implements civic society activation and support activities in all Kurzeme region and which has wider knowledge on active NGOs in Kurzeme and their work, including youth organizations. We are the only organization in Kurzeme, which coordinates the information distribution in NGO sector and implements NGO questionnaires in region, including local municipalities to identify situation in counties of Kurzeme in the field of civic society development and support. Taking into consideration these activities, Kurzeme NGO Support Centre has all the possibilities to gather information and address active people of Kurzeme NGO sector, motivating and involving them in different activities and projects

Our vision: open, creative and innovative organization with stable traditions which unites, strengthens and encourages societies and foundations for implementation of different ideas.

Our mission: Promote activity of society and advance development of civic society and involvement in processes of Kurzeme region.

Important 3 things about us:

  • Status of public beneficial organization
  • 19 years’ experience in development of civic society
  • 33 members within different fields of activity (civic society strengthening and development; history of commemoration; social work; children and youth; sport and healthy lifestyle; culture and art; environment (protection, development); support for the disabled people; charity)

Our project experience:

  • More than 230projects (mostly in development of civic society or in work with youth).
  • One project budget up to 60 000EUR

Our the most significant activities: 

  • Events – consultations, seminars, festivals, conferences, visiting, etc.
  • Summarization and distribution of information
  • Promotion and implementation of cooperation with other NGOs, local municipalities etc.

Our information net:

  • Regional NGO home page
  • Data base of Kurzeme NGOs
  • Informative NGO e-mail newsletter (1000 e-mails of active residents)
  • Information about contact persons of all 20 local municipalities in Kurzeme

Our contacts: project coordinator Linda Peneze, Šī e-pasta adrese ir aizsargāta no mēstuļu robotiem. Pārlūkprogrammai ir jābūt ieslēgtam JavaScript atbalstam, lai varētu to apskatīt. , +371 26650518