Civic Development and Partnership Foundation
(CDPF) was founded in 2006 as an Armenian non-profit organization. Our mission
is to support the development of Civil Society by serving (CSOs),
particularly through capacity building assistance and grant management.
In accordance with its
mission, CDPF has implemented over 10 projects, distributed and administered 77
advocacy and election grants, and awarded and administered 84
scholarships. In addition, we have provided 136 trainings and 51 consultations
to local and international organizations, conducted 5 analysis research
projects and provided a number of other specific custom services.
Among our donors and
clients are Counterpart International, the government of Norway, the US Embassy
of Armenia, the Jinishian Memorial Foundation, the US Peace Corps, World
Vision, Mission East, the OSCE headquarters in Yerevan, WINGS Global Fund for
Community Foundations, European Partnership for Democracy, the Armenian
Educational Foundation and others.
We have established
partnerships with similar organizations in the Northern and Southern regions of
Armenia that allows us to bring together different knowledge and experience and
cover whole territory of Armenia in effective way. Moreover, CDPF cooperates
with various local and international organizations, educational entities, state
bodies and businesses that increasing the scope of our projects and networks.
In 2009 CDPF was
certified by Counterpart International and USAID as an intermediary service
organization meeting international standards in organizational and financial
management, grantmaking and service provision.
With its activities CDPF
has proved that there is willingness, experience and capacities that will allow
us to reach our goals and be a leading agency in development of the civil
society in Armenia.