- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYSOCIAL WELFARE
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONAthens
- GRANT LOCATIONATTIKI, GREECE
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.solidaritynow.org
The grants partially support a feasibility study for a project that aims to transform a small and deprived neighborhood in downtown Athens into a best practice city model.
Solidarity Now was founded in 2013 by the Open Society Foundations to mitigate the damage engendered by the humanitarian crisis that Greece is currently enduring. In 2014, they opened two solidarity centres, one in Thessaloniki and one in Athens, which offer specialized services free of charge -ranging from targeted medical aid to legal counselling, child and family support to job-searching support catering to everyone -regardless of legal status, though the operation of NGOs at the Centers.