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Lenka Surotchak, Pavel Hrica, Gabriela Zubrikova, Beata Hlavcakova, Ivana Raslavska
Lubos Vanco, Jan Orlovsky, Eva Babitzova, Michele Bologna, Vladimir Vano, Lenka Surotchak, Pavel Hrica, Gabriela Zubrikova, Beata Hlavcakova, Ivana Raslavska, Radoslav Derka, Silvia Mihalikova
To motivate individuals, communities and companies to be responsible for themselves and the wider world.
Pontis Foundation www.pontisfoundation.sk
Pontis Foundation is one of the biggest foundations in Slovakia. Pontis Foundation supports corporate philanthropy, corporate responsibility and is active in development cooperation. We help companies in their philanthropic activities and corporate volunteering. We offer consultancy to companies in drafting their philanthropy strategies. We award companies for their activities in the field of corporate responsibility and philanthropy at an annual awards ceremony Via Bona Slovakia.
Pontis Foundation manages 10 corporate funds through which the companies implement their grant activities. Pontis Foundation administers Business Leaders Forum (BLF), an association of 21 companies.
Pontis Foundation promotes diversity in workplace, environment protection in business, transparency, and implementation of standards for reporting of corporate responsibility activities and programs.
Through the projects in the field of democratization and development abroad, we support civil society in Belarus and in the past also in Cuba. In 2010 we began implementation of a project aimed at improving the computer literacy of teachers and students in southeast Kenya. We implement projects in the Balkans aimed at transferring Slovak transition and EU integration experience.
We promote foreign policy of the Slovak Republic and the European Union, based on democratic values such as respect for human rights and solidarity.
In November 2009, Pontis Foundation launched a new program of individual philanthropy called Dobra krajina, www.DobraKrajina.sk. In March 2010, we launched a program of on-line grant mechanism www.Darca.sk and in September 2010 a program in corporate volunteering via web portal www.HlavyPomahaju.sk.