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Forum and swedish civil society 13 05-23

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Forum and swedish civil society 13 05-23

  1. 1. ––– Swedish civilsocietyStockholm 2013-05-22
  2. 2. –––Forum
  3. 3. Social Forum Umbrella/ interest organisation for Swedish nationalvoluntary social organisations Aim: Improveconditionsfor social voluntary work Threemain areas Policy Knowledge Tools
  4. 4. MembersBrottsofferjourernasriksförbundCivilförsvarsförbundetDiakonistiftelsen SamariterhemmetExtraKompisFenixFrivillig vänjänstFrälsningsarménFöreningen för Hörselskadadeoch DövaBarn medFamiljerHelaMänniskanHOPP-riksorganisationen mot sexuellaövergreppIndividuell MänniskohjälpIOGT-NTOKFUM SverigeLionsClubsInternationalLP-verksamhetenMajblommansriksförbundRiksförbundet BRISRiksförbundet Sverigesfritids- och hemgårdarRiksföreningen SverigesStadsmissionerRiksorganisationen för kvinnojourer och tjejjourer iSverigeROKSRäddaBarnenSensusStudieförbundSocialaMissionenStudieförbundet VuxenskolanStyvmorsviolenSvensk förening för folkhälsoarbeteSvenskaKyrkanSvenskaRödaKorsetSverigesBlåbandförbundSverigesFrikyrkosamrådSverigesInvandrareMot Narkotika(SIMON)SverigesKvinnojourersriksförbundSverigesMakalösaFöräldrarViljansfrivilligcentralVågaVärnaVarandra
  5. 5. TopicsA background of swedish civil societyHistoryFundamentalsRolein societyFundingScopeStructureModelsfor cooperationObstaclesSolutions
  6. 6. ––– A brief historylesson
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  9. 9. Did the welfare state kill civil society andvolunteering? Activevolunteers:48% of population engaged on average16 h/month Coexistsand thriveswith thewelfarestate! Identifiesand solvesneed and develop methods– oftenpublic authoritiestakesover / buildson thisworks Now: Higher understanding that NGOshasavalueof theirown and isthebest suited agent.
  10. 10. Fundamentals forourworkConstitutional right to organiseand freedom ofspeechA freepressThat theprincipleof legality isupheldPolitical freedom, and parliamentarismFunding regimessupporting real independenceA mixed economy of welfareA high level of trust and solidarity
  11. 11. Civil Society sectorin Sweden Stemsfrom people movement - “Folkrörelse” 200 000 organisations(49% lessthan 9 years) 32 millionmemberships(population base9 million) Activevolunteers: 51% of population engageon average14 h/month (168 h/year) 24% employed in sector, 76% volunteers Shareof GDP6%
  12. 12. Swedish Civil Society Strengths Thewelfare systemhasmany sources– civil society strong andimportant actor - historically and today Idea based and value driven – not only complementing publicservices Experience and knowledge – enjoysauniquetrust Involvement adriving forceand voluntary leadership Voice – for societal development and for unheard groups No specific legislation – freedom of association
  13. 13. VolunteeringThe amount of direct help, i.e. social work is rising dramatically, these19 % is the same as 500 000 persons, which is the same as Swedenssecond largest city.
  14. 14. Future forNGOs Financial challenge Aging population Moreexpensivehealth care Immigration / obstaclesto thelabour market Current discussion on best suited principal for health and socialcare
  15. 15. ––– Funding
  16. 16. Civil society in Sweden• A financial structurethat support independence• Lessfunding for thecore…• …and moreproject funding• Drainpipesystems• New social contract?• CSR
  17. 17. A growing sectorMeasure 1992 2002 Income 7098 million € 15887 million € ShareGDP 4% 6% Volunteering 480 million h 560 million h Employees 100 000 150 000
  18. 18. Voluntary Organisation Funding SourcesType of funding % million € Membership fees 30 2120 Own sales, lotteries… 30 2120 Public financing 30 2120 Donations, fundraising 10 738TOTAL 100 7098
  19. 19. Sources of Public FundingType of funding % million €Stategrants/subsidies 33 690Counties grants/subsidies 7 149Municipalitiesgrants/subsidies 19 392Servicedelivery (mainly county/municipality) 41 889*TOTAL 100 2120
  20. 20. Funding Mechanisms
  21. 21. Recipients of Public FundingSector %Education 43Sports 19International aid 15Disability 8Social work 5Political parties 5Culture 2Misc. 3TOTAL 100 (of € 690)Public funding of € 1231 pays back 15917  13 times!
  22. 22. ––– Forum programs
  23. 23. AndreasEricssonAndreas.ericsson@socialforum.seFor moreinformation:www.socialforum.seThank you foryourattention!
  24. 24. Enjoy Stockholm!

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