Open Society Fund Prague is a Czech foundation with a 30-year history. Our mission is to nurture democracy in the Czech Republic. We support and educate civil society and encourage the state to develop into a place where everyone has equal chances and participates in various activities in their surroundings. We open up sensitive and neglected topics and together with donors we seek trailblazers who will carry them forward. Over the last 30 years, we have supported more than 10,000 projects done by Czech non-profit organizations and individuals with more than 2 billion Czech crowns.


Sustaining Ukraine’s Breakthrough

NEW YORK – Following a crescendo of terrifying violence, the Ukrainian uprising has had a surprisingly positive outcome. Contrary to all rational expectations, a group of citizens armed with not much more than sticks and shields made of cardboard boxes…


Europe’s Ukrainian Lifeline

NEW YORK – Last weekend’s European Parliament election and presidential election in Ukraine produced sharply contrasting results. Europe’s voters expressed their dissatisfaction with the way that the European Union currently functions, while Ukraine’s people demonstrated their desire for association with…


Štěpán Drahokoupil k odhadu počtu romských žáků na ZŠ: Na zhodnocení inkluzivní reformy je ještě brzy

Počet romských žáků, kteří jsou vzděláváni jako žáci s lehkým mentálním postižením, zůstává v zásadě stejný. Aktuální data ministerstva školství vlastně potvrzují dřívější zjištění ze zápisů do prvních tříd a z přestupů dětí z bývalých praktických škol, že se žádné masové přesuny žáků nekonají. Apokalyptické…


Inclusive education in Canada is a reality

When Harland Sanders began selling fried chicken, he was no different from anyone else. What turned his efforts into the famous KFC restaurant was a few small details, among them the secret ingredients of his spice mix. What is the…


Open Heroines — Because We’re Worth It!

The blog was originally published at It’s been three and a half years since a group of amazing women decided to create Open Heroines — a platform for every woman working in the #OpenData, #OpenGov, and #CivicTech communities. And it’s been…


(English) Thoughts on Disinformation

The phenomenon of disinformation is to a certain degree linked to the fact that we are living in an era where we no longer “consume” the media the same way we used to. At the same time, even the most…