FORUM – National Forum for Voluntary Organizations

The National Forum for Voluntary Organisations (Forum) is an umbrella non-profit organisation founded in 1993 for civil society organisations (CSOs) working within the social sphere in Sweden. Forum’s goal is to improve the opportunities for voluntary social work within Sweden through influencing public opinion, facilitating knowledge exchange, and introducing new methods of work.

Forum aims to improve the opportunities for civil society to participate in the creation of a better society through:

The National Forum for Voluntary Organisations launched the TechSoup Sverige donation programme in partnership with TechSoup and the National Forum in 2010.

Members of Forum: The Swedish Association for Victim Support, Swedish Civil Defence League, Erikshjälpen, Swedish Federation of neighbourhood centers, The Salvation Army, Swedish Red Cross, Save The Children Sweden, Islamic relief, Swedish temperance organisation IOGT-NTO, Church of Sweden, the National Council of YWCA-YMCAs of Sweden, Lions Clubs International, BRIS – Children’s Rights in Society, Sensus Study Association, Ibn Rushd Study Association, amongst others.

 

Focus areas

Technology donations and services
Civic engagement, transparency & open data
CSR partnerships
Social inclusion
NGO capacity building & education
Community building
Volunteerism

Countries served

Sweden
 

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