Samenwerkende Fondsen Support LWF
Cooperating Foundations of the Netherlands Antilles (Samenwerkende
Fondsen Nederlandse Antillen en Aruba) have announced an initial grant
supporting the efforts of The Laura And Wagner Foundation to raise
awareness about ending the social isolation of disabled people in
Curaçao through the use of Guide/Assistance Dogs and other resources.|
This initial grant will help fund the cost of promotional materials including flyers, billboards and public service announcements for radio and television distribution.
The charities involved
The Oranje Fonds is the largest social
fund in the Netherlands. Our area of operations covers the Netherlands,
Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles, and our work involves financing
various organizations that request funds for certain projects. This may
be shelter for the homeless, for abused women or former addicts as well
as activities at children’s playgroups, multicultural events or
information for the children’s help line.
The Oranje Fonds was created in 2002 when it was presented to the Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima on the occasion of their wedding. They are our patrons and are also closely involved in the Fund and our area of activity. In the year it was founded, the Fund merged with the Juliana Welfare Fund, which has been active in the social sector since 1948.
The funds raised by the annual Children’s Stamp Campaign are used to support hundreds of projects every year for children in the Netherlands and abroad. Kinderpostzegels Nederland believes that all children are entitled to develop and flourish personally.
Skanfonds offers those in vulnerable positions the
opportunity to take part in society. Since the charity was founded in
1957 it has financed projects which enable this. It has an annual
budget of around € 8 million available for this. Skanfonds uses this
money to fund wonderful initiatives which are aimed at improving
people’s quality of life.