|Grant Number||PL_X 2007_73|
|Organization||Foundation for Specialized Transportation Service for the Disabled – TUS|
|Project Name||Strengthening democratic standards of local governments’ activity|
|Amount Awarded||USD 50,000.00|
|Grant Period||April 01, 2008 - February 01, 2009|
The overall goal of this project is to improve the quality of social policy programs concerning disable people. The grantee will monitor the process of preparation and implementation of Poviat Programs of Action Concerning Disabled Persons, which cover such fields as social integration, employment, and protection of the rights of disable. The project will provide in-depth analysis of the quality of PPACDP, will contribute to improvement of the processes of preparing, implementing and evaluating social policy programs, and will raise local authorities’ and officers’ awareness of the necessity to maintain particular standards in their work. This program will also foster transparency in decision making processes, promote public consultations and strengthen TUS Foundation’s capacity as a watchdog organization. The project will operate in Mazovia and Lublin Voivodship in Eastern Poland.