Grants - All
|“Active citizens for better Montenegro” – Towards the rule of law and more sustainable development of Montenegro
|The Network for Affirmation of NGO Sector - MANS
NGO “Green Home“
NGO “Montenegrin association of ecologists“
NVO “ Centre for Protection and Studying Birds“
|To contribute to establishment of the rule of law and more sustainable development of Montenegro.
1. Increase transparency of planning and implementation of the largest development projects in infrastructure, energy and tourism.
2. Improve public participation in decision-making and monitoring implementation of laws, planning and tender documents for the targeted projects;
3. Reduce corruption in preparation and implementation of the targeted projects.
|“Money Watch: Civil Society Guarding the Budget”
|Institute of Public Finance, Zagreb, Croatia and NGO New Horizon, Ulcinj, Montenegro
|Bul. Džordža Vašingtona 57, I/20, Podgorica, Montenegro
|The overall objective is “to contribute to the fight against corruption by more effective scrutiny of public spending”. Through the overall objective, Action aims to reduce public mistrust in efficiency of public spending, and to improve Montenegro’s rank in the assessments carried out by European Commission on Montenegro’s compliance with the Chapter on PFM within the European Principles of Public Administration, but also in the Performance Measurement Framework by the World Bank. Inextricably linked with the overall objective is also a high implementation rate of the 2016-2020 Program for the Reform of PFM. The specific objective is to increase level of effective participation of civil society in scrutiny of public spending”.
|Active CSOs in media policy development
|Media Association OF South-East Europe
|Jerevanska 23 Podgorica
|Overall goal: Strengthening the role and contribution of CSOs in quality decision-making in the process of European integration in the field of media freedoms and pluralism
Specific objective: Increased abilities of CSOs to monitor and actively participate in reform processes in the field of media freedom
|Civil Society for Better, Effective, Sustainable and Transparent State- Owned Enterprises (BEST-SOEs)
|Masterkvart, ulaz H, 30/8 81 000 Podgorica
|Overall goal: To contribute to the fight against corruption by more effective scrutiny of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Montenegro. Its goal is to reduce public mistrust in efficiency of public spending and increase the level of availability and accessibility of information on the work of SOEs in Montenegro.
Specific objective: To increase level of effective participation of CSOs, media and citizens in scrutiny of State-Owned Enterprises in Montenegro. This objective will be reflected in the successful implementation of up to 5 sub-granted projects, and in significant number of policy products, initatives and at least 40 evidence-based policy recommendations for more transparent and accountable work of state owned enterprises provided by the civil society.
|Civil society organizations in Montenegro – from basic services to policy shaping – M’BASE
|Centre for Civic Education (CCE)
|German Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES)
NGO Center for the Protection and Study of Birds of Montenegro (CZIP)
NGO Politikon Network
|Svetlane Kane Radević, 81000 Podgorica
|The general goal of the project Civil society organizations in Montenegro – from basic services to policy shaping – M’BASE is a contribution to the recognition, by state institutions, of an empowered civil society that actively participates in shaping the process of integration of Montenegro into the EU. The specific goals are: 1) improvement of the legal and financial framework for the work of CSOs and support for the active involvement of CSOs in the decision-making process at the local and national level; 2) strengthening the capacity of CSOs to be professional, effective and responsible actors in the participatory democratic process, but also to be more visible in the country; 3) strengthening the responsibility and transparency of public sector bodies, especially with regard to the EU accession process.
One of the key activities of the project Civil society organizations in Montenegro – from basic services to policy shaping – M’BASE refers to the direct support of CSOs. In this direction, financial support is provided for about 50 projects that will be implemented by about 100 CSOs, independently or in partnership with other CSOs or local authorities, working on issues relevant to the democratization and Europeanization of Montenegro, then the development and implementation of a series of recommendations and conclusions related to the modalities of improving the legal, institutional and administrative framework in which CSOs operate. In that part, five competitions will be conducted, through which financial resources will be distributed, but also the capacities of supported CSOs will be strengthened, through a special and comprehensive program, in order to successfully implement their activities in accordance with European rules.
|Coalition against Peer Violence at Montenegrin schools!
|Association of Parents
|NGO Juventas, National Union of High School Students of Montenegro and Centre for Local and Regional Development (CeP).
|Vuka Kradžića 2/3, 81000 Podgorica
|Overall objective of the project is to contribute to increasing the participation of CSOs and the overall local community in further democratic development of Montenegro.
The project envisages the realization of certain goals, such as:
1. Institutional mechanisms for prevention of peer violence and social services offered to students assessed.
2. Advocated and prepared National plan for prevention of peer violence and relevant bylaws.
3. Quality of local policies and social services for victims / perpetrators of peer violence improved, through joint Coalition of local
authorities, parents/ student associations and CSOs at 3 pilot municipalities.
4. The overall system and services for safeguarding children and young people in schools, including services for children with socially unadjusted behaviour improved.
5. Raised capacities of CSOs in relation to peer violence through sub-granting and trainings.
6. Raised awareness of students and parents about the consequences of peer violence.
|Competent, transparent, effective and accountable civil society serving people who use drugs in Montenegro
|Montenegrin Harm Reduction Network -NGO LINK
|Oktobarske revolucije 78, 81000 Podgorica
|Overall objective of the project is: to contribute to strengthening participatory democracies and the EU integration process in Montenegro by empowering civil society to actively take part in decision making and by stimulating an enabling legal and financial environment for civil society.
Specific objective of the action is: strengthening the capacities of civil society, promoting the role of competent, transparent, effective and accountable actors in providing social services and promoting innovative approaches to persons who use drugs, with a special focus on the ones affected by the COVID-19.
|De Facto Development Support to CSOs Growth and Leadership
|Fund for Active Citizenship
|Vaka Đurovića 20/1 – Nova Varoš II
|Overall objective of the project is to build capacities of CSOs to be reactive and efficient stakeholders that credibly represent interests of citizens and communities in Montenegro.
Specific objectives: Specific objective is to support the development of clear role and niche of 11-16 small sized CSOs in their communities.
|EICEE – Western Balkan Eco- Innovation and Circular economy Ecosystem
|Association For Democratic Prosperity ZID
|ASSOCIATION GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
CLUSTER FOR ECO- SOCIAL INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT CEDRA SPLIT
DELI-SPACE FOR CREATIVE ACTIVITY
ORGANIZATION FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION ASSOCIATION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF NEW OPTION
|Serdara Jola Piletića 13, 81000 Podgorica
|Enhancing the CSO Environmental Engagement under the EU Accession framework (4E)
|Center for protection and studying birds
|ASSOCIATION OF YOUNG ECOLOGISTS OF NIKSIC
NVO SJEVERNA ZEMLJA
ZELENI DOM-GREEN HOME UDRUZENJE
|Velje brdo 35, 81412 Podgorica
|Overall goal: Strengthened role of civil society in promoting transparent and participatory governance, democratic reforms and human rights and in supporting the economic and social development of the Montenegro in view of the EU integration process
Specific objective: CSOs actively participate in effective policy dialogue on environmental reforms under the EU Accession process