Open call for proposals for the support of civil society organization (CSO) projects in Montenegro in the field of human rights


for the support of civil society organization (CSO) projects in Montenegro in
the field of human rights

Your project proposals, which should contribute to strengthening of the role of civil society in promoting human rights and democratic reforms in Montenegro, in supporting the peaceful conciliation of group interests and in consolidating political participation and representation, should be submitted by 20 May 2014.

Eligible CSOs for this competition should meet the following criteria:

  • to be registered as an association of citizens at least twelve months prior to the announcement of this competition;
  • to be based in Montenegro;
  • to be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the action with their co-applicant (if any), not acting as an intermediary.

In order to apply for this competition, you should fill out: Application Form, Budget Proposal Form and Logical Framework. Before filling out these forms, you should carefully read detailed Guidelines.
Material for this call can be found on the CCE website:


In order to contribute to the successful realization of the projects, six-day capacity building programme in the field of human rights and project management for awarded CSOs will be organized. Also, the continuous advisory support in the field of project management will be provided for all CSOs whose projects are supported.

For the presentation of this competition in detail, there will be three informative meetings organized, according to the following schedule:

25 April 2014 – Podgorica          
28 April 2014Berane  
30 April 2014 – Tivat

Completed applications (filled Application Form, Budget Proposal and Logical Framework), together with supporting documentation required for this competition, should be sent to: with the indication – For the Call for Proposals “Fast Forward Human Rights!” – while hardcopy should be sent to the address: Centar za građansko obrazovanje (CGO), Njegoševa 36/I, 81 000 Podgorica. In case you need some additional information, do not hesitate to send questions to the following email address: no later than 10 May 2014.

Thanks to the support of EU Delegation in Montenegro, CCE provided funds to support small projects
in total amount of 50,000 EUR where the minimum amount that can be awarded for individual projects is 5,000 EUR while the maximum amount is 8,000 EUR. When it comes to partner projects the maximum amount is 12,000 EUR!

Project “Fast Forward Human Rights!” is implemented by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) in cooperation with the Civic Initiatives (CI), and funded by the European Union