Ekopolis, the Slovakian Environmental Partnership Foundation is a leading Slovak foundation pursuing the vision of an advanced civil society with citizens realizing their responsibility for societal development and environmental issues. We believe in a society where citizens are interested in participating in public policy making, think critical, and care about future generations. The foundation offers support via grant programs for innovative projects and ideas, and has been managing open grant programs focused on democracy and nature conservation for 29 years. Since 1991, we have supported 3234 projects with over 20 million €. However, the true contribution of these projects to our society and environment is priceless.