PTF e.V. is the European affiliate of Partnership for Transparency Fund based in Munich. It aims to promote the mission and goals it shares with PTF, mobilizing funds for projects and programs involving civil society organizations in developing and emerging countries that enhance service delivery, strengthen transparency, accountability and good governance.
PTF e.V., registered in the Munich (Germany) Registry Court in January 2014, is an independent German not-for-profit organization [“eingetragener Verein” (e.V) under German law], based in Munich. PTF e.V. is affiliated with PTF – a not-for-profit civil society organization established in 2000 and registered in the United States, with its headquarter in Washington DC.
In recent years, major PTF funders have included the development assistance agencies of the U.K. and Australia and the World Bank. PTF e.V. was founded because in order for PTF to solicit support from European institutions and partners, it would have to have a European „identity“, i.e. be registered as a not-for-profit association under the laws of one of the European countries.
How We Work
PTF e.V. is a volunteer organization (like PTF) whose aim is to assist CSOs in developing and emerging countries to design and implement their anti-corruption, rule of law, good governance and related projects and programs. In addition to funding and supporting the implementation of projects and programs by local CSOs in developing and emerging countries, which include among others the Western Balkans and the Eastern European Neighborhood countries (e.g. Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia), PTF e.V. draws on the lessons of its PTF’s past experiences to develop “knowledge” that assists civil society, research and public policy in the above mentioned areas.Find information about our most recent activities in our annual report. We are currently particularly interested in getting engaged in Moldova and Ukraine. For further information on PTF e.V. activities please contact Mr. Franz Kaps at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How We’re Governed
PTF e.V. has a volunteer Board of 3 Directors under the chairmanship of Franz Kaps, a former World Bank official and a German citizen resident in Munich. It currently has a membership of 24, consisting of former World Bank and other international institutions (such as OSCE) staff, international CSOs, former diplomats as well as private sector representatives. To learn more, please see our governing documents.