The study examines the structure and resources of the social care network created by Hungarian nonprofit organizations in Transylvania, based on an online survey. It describes the structure of the field, the organizational background of the organizations, their target groups and the social problems targeted, analyzes the infrastructural, financial and human resources of the organizations, and how they build and operate their professional relationships.

The empirical background of the study is an on-line survey, during which the leaders of 200 registered non-profit organizations answered our questions in the spring of 2015. (The research leading to this publication was supported by the Székely Forerunner fellowship of the Forerunner Federation (https://forerunnerfederation.org/).)

Keywords: non-profit social organizations, social service providers, Hungarian non-profit social organizations in Transylvania, social care system

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