About us

Society „Jekabpils NGO resource centre”, reg.No.40008108696,

Society account: LV14PARX0013118530001

Articles of association.

Contacts.

Society has public benefit status.

Public benefit society “Jekabpils NGO resource centre” was founded in 2006. gadā, contains 26 non-government organizations with different activity profiles, additionally society works as regional non-government organization association. Society board contains five representatives from non-government organizations, that it combines:

  • Agita Pleiko – chairman of the board;
  • Board members:
    • Aleksandrs Kalniņš
    • Inita Zarkeviča,
    • Ritma Komarova,
    • Rasma Draška
    • Lāsma Zēberga

“Jekabpils NGO resource centre” ensures organizations work in different directions, gaining financial aid from submitted and supported projects. Society is implementing two EEA/Norwegian Financial Mechanisms (FM) financed projects:

* society operating aid “Middle Daugava region NGO operating aid” and

* NGO project program – social sector  project “Welcome to life!(Aicināts dzīvē!)”.

Both projects are co-financed by Jekabpils municipality.

Society has  active cooperation for two years with Employment State Agency (NVA) Jekabpils regional department, provides youth with  place of practice program „Youth volunteer work support”. 2012.year society attracted 5 people, 2013.year – 8 people. Many of them after and also during practice have found permanent paid job.

2011.year society got its 1st major support – ESF funding for strengthening organizations administrative capacity , from february and continued for 12 months. Projects cost Ls 15 424,24.

2011.year society initiative group participated publif benefit organization „Good deeds” project  and received support of 1820Ls for Sala swimming pool training group student new equipment purchase. Involving co-financing from municipality, this project additionally purchased sportswear for Jekabpils swimming team.

Society cooperate with local businesses, addressing them to donate for Jekabpils low income residents food packages in action „Reach out, Jekabpils!”. 2011.year funding Ls 700.

„Jekabpils NGO resource centre” and societys board member A.Kalniņš worked in the Danish initiated international project „„Law of Self confidence” integration in EU”, that is related to youth audience.

Society initiated many NGO supportive and mutual cooperation progress in municipality, for example, mutual cooperation agreement development and conclusion, which was signed by about 40 Jekabpils societys (2011.year.april), to use premises without payment and compensating payments for community expenses for public benefit organizations (2011.year.); Timely project competition deadline reporting e.t.c. Counseling organizations about fund attraction, and counseling new society about establishment matters.

Society board members work at city important documents, such as, next period development plan and cities marketing development work groups. Using self competence, developed cooperation with mass media (TV, radio, newspapers), enabling to popularize non-government sector and attract more resources, training participants to use social rations in self interests.

Between last years implemented projects their local community lifelong learning and public integration project: „Jekabpils regional NGO capacity increase in order to attract more funds”, „Jekabpils NGO informative commonwealth day”, „Accounting and internet – necessary, important and topical”, „Learning from positive examples in Latvia”, „3 good thing”, „Resource centre threshold with availability of environmental value” and other.