On Democracy Day (an initiative created by the UN as part of their efforts to build democracy), Civitates would like to acknowledge and celebrate the strength, motivation, and resilience of civil society actors without whom democracy would be the shadow of what it is today.
Having acknowledged that democracy is a constant joint effort, European foundations decided to pool funds together within the umbrella of a fund for democracy and solidarity in Europe – Civitates.
February 2019, Press release about the formation of Civitates by sixteen foundations.
November 2018, “A time to stand together“ – A declaration condemning the violence directed towards civil society. Full statement and list of signatories