Simona Škarabelová (Professor’s assistant at Masaryk University), in 2003 she co-founded Centre for research in non-profit sector at the MU. She focuses on the cultural economy and marketing, fundraising and communication in non-profit sector. She is lecturer at the MU in this field and acts as private consultant. In the period 2007 – 2012 she was a member of the Council for NGOs and since 2012 she is a member of the initiative “Brno kulturní” The nomination if the movement “Žít Brno“ ensured her a position in the Cultural Committee of the Brno City Council. Since September 2015 she wors as Relationship Manager of the Foundation Partnerství.