DE FACTO DEVELOPMENT: Selected organizations for participation in the program “Support to the growth of medium-sized CSOs” (II circle)

12 CSOs applied on the Call for Participation in De Facto Development program (II Circle) – Support for the growth of medium-sized organizations and 6 (six) of them have been selected by the Steering Committee:

1 Alfa Centar Nikšić
2 Centar za prava djeteta Podgorica
3 LGBT Forum Progres Podgorica
4 Morakovo Nikšić
5 Preporod Nikšić
6 Udruženje roditelja djece i mladih sa smetnjama u razvoju „Puževa kućica“ Budva

Selected CSOs will receive a chance to participate in the training process, with 2 representatives per organization, as well as to participate in restricted Call for proposals for sub-grants within this program. Total available fund for this first Call/round is 40,000 EUR, with maximum 10,000 EUR per individual grant.

The training program for selected organizations is planned at the beginning of February, and the participants will be informed in a timely manner about the exact date and place of the training. Participation in the program is free, the organizer covers travel and food and accommodation expenses.

We use this opportunity to announce that the new call within the De Facto Development program will be announced in March 2019 – Support to the growth of smaller local CSOs in Montenegro (grant program for 11-16 CSOss from 5,000 to 7,000 euros per grant (40,000 for this grant program). In addition to financial support, this program component includes mentoring support for all program users (field visits and regular Skype meetings).

The De facto Development program is financially supported by the European Union within the IPA Civil Society Development Program 2016, the Civil Society Facility Montenegro Program.