The Groene Poort Oost was initiated by a group of residents from Scharn en Heer. They want to give the football fields of the former football club Scharn a natural character to honor the residents. This project is enthusiastically supported by:
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The foundation called “De Groene Poort Oost” was established for this purpose.
The Groene Poort Oost’s goals are:
The Foundation earns its income from subsidies and donations from government organisations and institutions. It relies on funds, gifts, and bequests from private individuals as well.
The foundation’s board members don’t receive any remuneration for their work. They may, however, be reimbursed for the expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.