The mission of Stichting 2 Oktober is to support independent journalism in Russia and the CIS countries. Freedom of the press and freedom of information are vital for gathering and distributing reliable, fact-based news, making this available to everyone.

The C ("see") stands for really "seeing" and investigating the diverse city of Amsterdam, the neighborhoods and its inhabitants. With C-AMSTERDAM LIVE, the organisers were keen to create an online platform for local content, later narrowed the initiative with C-RESEARCH and investigated the the option to replace AT5, the local TV broadcaster of Amsterdam. 

The Dirk Kuyt Foundation focuses on sports for the dis- and less abled people. From G-football to sailing and from wheelchair tennis to billiards for people with Parkinson. After all, sport not only has a physical function, but also plays an important role in social integration.

With the grant of Stichting de Boomgaard and other contributors, restoration of the windmill took place, in order to entrust it to a professional miller, and educate children and adults.

As a follow up of previous funding requests from Stichting d’ONS in the past, the NGO received funding to ensure the proper supervision of the beach, and to appoint a local project manager recruited by d'ONS in addition to the project leader in the Netherlands.

Ndlovu focuses amongst others on education for child and youth development. During a visit at a regional Department of Education in South Africa, Hugo Tempelman (Chair of the Ndlovu Trust) observed the lack of computers in anyone of the offices.