Are you leading a project that has similar missions and priorities as those of the Veolia Environnement Foundation?
At the Selection Committee meeting on July 3, 2007, the Veolia Foundation decided to support a project in the town of Lomnicka, its first project in Slovakia.
Children in the Roma community have a higher school success rate than the national average. However, due to lack of resources, very few of them continue in education past the age of 16.
With the aim of effectively combating problems of social exclusion among the Roma minority, the Foundation approved a 35,000 euro grant to help build an Institute of Minorities bringing together a variety of services: laundry, communal showers, orientation advice, homework club, allocation of bursaries, help with finding a job, leisure and cultural activities, etc. The Dalkia Foundation, created in Slovakia at end 2006, will be responsible for managing the funds granted by the Veolia Foundation, which will be spent primarily on providing The Institute of Minorities with connections to essential services (water, gas, electricity).