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Support Center for Associations and Foundations (SCAF) 2005f
16-425 Korolia Street, Minsk Belarus 220004, Belarus
tel:375-172 105751 fax:375-172 105751

Organizational Status: Independent NGO, founded in 1996.

General Description: SCAF is a resource center serving foundations, associations, and other nonprofit organizations to promote education, peace, and civil development. Its vision is of a peaceful, civilized, and educated Belarus society, in which NGOs contribute meaningfully and effectively as partners with government and business. SCAF's mission is to make this a reality by assisting NGOs in strengthening their capacities and building partnerships between government, businesses, and international counterparts. SCAF is a member of and actively participates in various networks and initiatives of national and international organizations. SCAF actively involves volunteers in its projects, with over 500 people participating in the MATRA civic education project between 1997 and 1999.

Annual Budget: USD 50 thousand (2002)

Staff: 9 (7 research, 2 administrative/support), 5 visiting

Executive Officers:
Dr. ZAGOUMENNOV, Iouri (Director)

Public Relations:
Dr. ZAGOUMENNOV, Iouri (Director)

(As of November, 2004)

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