Finances projects and programs supported by grants approved by the REF Board.

The ‘A Good Start’ project is funded by the European Union. The project supporting more than 4,000 children from ages zero to six to access early childhood education and care services in 16 locations across four countries (Hungary, Macedonia, Romania and Slovakia).

Represents a mechanism to help Roma NGOs and local governments access EU funds for the purpose of Roma education.

Includes activities to promote the exchange of knowledge on education reforms and Roma inclusion and to advocate for more inclusive education systems.

Supports studies, technical assistance, strategy development, and learning activities that help create a framework for dialogue with governments and civil society on education reform and Roma inclusion.