Foundation of Social Economy Development was established in 2008 on the initiative of the people involved in activities for the professionalization of social economy organizations and support groups & individual people being in difficult life situation. The Foundation supports organizations in their daily work, stimulating them to creative activities, motivating their development. Foundation enables social economy entities to benefit from trainings, professional advice as well as study visits in European countries. They are acting on behalf of different groups, industries, communities and local communes, with particular emphasis on people at risk of social exclusion. The Foundation works with organizations, public institutions, local governments and representatives of the business sector. They support the development of volunteering activities.