About us

Bardejov community foundation was founded on 19th Decembre 2002, according  Law about foundations no. 34/2002. We are non profit organization, which supports local civic initiatives and not-for-profit organizations that contribute to improvements of the quality of life in the city of Bardejov.

These activities are carried out in the following fields:
• nature protection
• work with children and youth
• development of local democracy
• humanitarian issues and protection of    human rights
• tolerant living environment
• development of culture, sports    education and leisure time activities

Since 2004 we have been a member of Association of Slovak community foundations, which has 8 member at present.


The mission of the Bardejov Community Foundation is to unite people in the name of common solving of local issues, to convince the Bardejov inhabitants that they themselves have the power to address their community’s issues.

The Foundation strives to achieve these goals through providing small financial grants of up to 700 € as well as technical and advisory services.

Community foundations are among fastest-growing forms of organized philanthropy in the world today.

Annual reports

If you would like to reed more about our activities in the past, Foto výročky12
see these Community foundation annual reports:

2017, 201620152014201320122011201020092008, 2007, 20062005

Board of Directors

RNDr. Vladimír Savčinský
• Chairman

MUDr. Ján Fotta
MUDr. Andrej Havrilla
Milan Herstek
Ing. Eva Dušenková
Mgr. Konštantín Ondrušek
RNDr.Božena Porjandová
RNDr. Marcel Tribus
Ing. Zuzana Uličná

Ing. Jozef Jarina
• Executive Director of KNBJ   Logo Knbj1

Mgr. Jana Jarinová
• Program coorinator  

Jana Baňasová
• Director´s assistant