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Brief description of the initiative:
The report "Activities of NGOs and local governments in the field of cultural heritage: cooperation, needs, involvement of volunteers" is the result of research commissioned by the National Heritage Institute and developed by the "Sycamore/ maple Association", while for the launch grant program "Volunteering for heritage." The researchers estimated the number of NGOs in Poland acting in the field of heritage for approx. 7000. The study included mainly issues such as knowledge about the local heritage among self-government officers, actions taken by governments in this regard, standards and quality of cooperation in the field of non-governmental organizations and the readiness to take joint actions with them in the future.
Objectives of the initiative:
The report was developed within "Voulunteering for Heritage" programme, run by National Heritage Board of Poland, within the frames of "National programme of heritage protection and care 2014-2017". The initiative responds to the specific objective 3: creating conditions for active participation in culture and education in the field of cultural heritage, its promotion and reinterpretation; And course of action 4: Increasing the access to the heritage and facilitating its social perception.
Brief assessment of the initiative’s results:
The report helped National Heritage Board of Poland to create more detailed regulations for the "Volunteering for Heritage" grant programme.