(acronym: MIS Foundation) is a non-governmental organization, established in April 2015.
The Foundation’s aim
is to represent the interests of local government in Poland, propagate the idea of self-governance and civil society, running debate on the future of local government, civil society and public administration, as well as professionalization of management in local government.
The founders of the Foundation
is a team of Professors of two universities in Krakow (Jagiellonian University and Cracov University of Economics) – eminent experts in the fields of economics, law and management
Founders Council consists of:
Professor of law.
Head of the Department of Local Government
at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University.
Grażyna Prawelska – Skrzypek
Professor of humanities in the discipline of management science.
Head of Department of Management Methods and Techniques in Public Sector at the Jagiellonian University, Director of the Education of Public Service and Administration Center at the Jagiellonian University.
Professor of economics and public finance.
Vice-Rector for Education and Student Affairs, Senior of the Faculty of Finance at the Cracov University of Economics. Lecturer at Jagiellonian University Medical College. Member of the College of the Regional Audit Chamber in Cracow.
The main objectives of the Foundation are:
supporting activities of public administration and local government
conducting and supporting activities for the entrepreneurship development, including supporting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises
supporting activities of non-governmental organizations
activities aimed at improving professional skills of employees, public organizations, NGOs and businesses
conducting and supporting measures for the development of social and civil dialogue as a tool for building a civil society
supporting the implementation of public policies at different levels and areas
supporting citizen and self-government initiatives
supporting cross-sectoral cooperation
supporting regional development
supporting the development of the labor market
encouraging innovation, particularly for economic development
dissemination of new technologies
counteraction of digital exclusion
The main areas of the Foundation activity:
of public administration,
particularly local government
of small and medium-sized enterprises
culture, social economy
The Foundation activities is realized through:
MIS Foundation carries out its activities in a formula Science-Practice.
It is a kind of catalyst for cooperation between the worlds of practice and learning.
The Foundation runs a kind of „laboratory future of local government in Poland”.
Foundation “Malopolska Chamber of Local Government” is entered
in the Register of Training Institutions (No 2.12/00153/2015)
and in the Register of Employment Agencies KRAZ (No 12434).