Fundraising CiS programs

By | March 1, 2022

ECU Education has been involved in three major fundraising events for Chess in Schools: Stockholm (2019), Oslo (2019) and Pretoria (2022).

The Pretoria fundraising event was held at the Swedish Embassy in cooperation with the South African Chess Charity Entrust Foundation, The Uppsala Chess+ Academy, Star for Life, SASUF, ECU and FIDE.

The Ambassador Håkan Juholt’s opening speech
Keynote speaker Jesper Bergmark Hall representing ECU, FIDE and Chess+ Academy Sweden
Dana Reizniece-Ozola talks about the Sponsor event in Stockholm

Fundraising is an essential part of the process of creating a successful chess project. Here is a list of some of the best practices in the fundraising process.

We would also like to draw your attention to the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union which has funded several international chess projects. We provide some guidance on applying for Erasmus+ funding. Find everything about Erasmus+ Programme here