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Call for proposals “De facto Strong”

Call for proposals “De facto Strong”

Supported through IPA 2013 Civil Society Facility Montenegro Programme, Fund for Active Citizenship –fAKT has started implementation of the project ‘’De facto Strong’’, which aims to support the capacity building of small CSOs to participate in community development and provide services to citizens in Montenegro.

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Open call for “Green business” ideas / projects

Open call for “Green business” ideas / projects

Fund for active citizenship – fAKT in partnership with Rockefeller Brothers Fund announces Open call for selection of Green business ideas, with the aim to encourage individuals, households, small businesses and CSOs to develop innovative entrepreneurial ideas based on the principals of sustainable development.

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“Iskra” shined for the fifth time (PHOTO+VIDEO)

“Iskra” shined for the fifth time (PHOTO+VIDEO)

This year's award ISKRA was awarded for the fifth time, and the ceremony sent a message to the public about the importance of cultivating the right values ​​in society and encourage each individual to give and support those who need it most.

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Private Grantmakers Discuss Transparency at their Annual Meeting

Private Grantmakers Discuss Transparency at their Annual Meeting

The overarching theme of this year’s gathering was transparency which was discussed in a variety of contexts. These included the operation of grantmakers, decision-making over grants and grantees, the effect of the IT and access to information, and how transparency transcends and effect the work of private grantmakers both globally and within GEF regions.

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Corporate Philanthropy in The Balkans Tops 500,000 EUR in June!

Corporate Philanthropy in The Balkans Tops 500,000 EUR in June!

Recognizing the limits of our current data collection, which is so far focused solely on what has been publicly reported in the media throughout seven countries, I was still pleasantly surprised to find that cash donations from the business sector totaled more than 500,000 EUR during the month of June. It is important to note that this number does not reflect the significant amount of in-kind goods or services that were provided by companies, but for which a monetary value was not mentioned in media reports.

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Popular philanthropy: What Were the Most Reported on Philanthropic Actions in the Region in the Past Two Months?

Popular philanthropy: What Were the Most Reported on Philanthropic Actions in the Region in the Past Two Months?

As we wrote before, Philanthropy Posts’ new effort, the Catalyst initiative is following media in 7 countries in the region trying to work out ways to measure philanthropy. As we were looking into the data, we were interested to see what actions got the most media attention in each of the countries. This is an opportunity for you to see how media in your country view what is interesting for their audience:

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