Due to great interest, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) organised today in Podgorica, in the premises of the EU Info Centre, additional info session to present details of the call for proposals for support of civil society organizations (CSO) within the project „CSOs in Montenegro – from basic services to policy shaping – M’BASE”.
Petar Đukanović, Programme director of the CCE and Milena Brajović, Financial manager, explained the objectives, criteria and eligible themes of the Call which should be a response to the challenges in areas important for the democratization and Europeanization of Montenegro, as well as financial aspects, rules and procedures of evaluation and selection of the project proposals.
This Call is aimed at direct assistance to the CSOs to participate in the Europeanization and democratization of society, which in addition to financial support includes a comprehensive programme of strengthening their project management capacity, enhancing the visibility of these project activities, conducting public and advocacy campaigns, as well as monitoring of public institutions.
A total of EUR 550,000 will be allocated through this Call for Proposals. The amount of funds that can be allocated for an individual project under this call will range from a minimum of EUR 10,000 to a maximum of EUR 60,000.
With the application of prescribed epidemiological measures, the info session was attended by 24 interested representatives of civil society organizations.
The CCE will soon publicise on its website answers to the questions sent by e-mail or asked at the info sessions in order to provide additional clarifications to all interested CSOs.
The project CSOs in Montenegro – from basic services to policy shaping – M’BASE is implemented by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), in partnership with the German Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), NGO Center for the Protection and Research of Birds (CZIP) and NGO Politikon Network (PIN) from Montenegro, in cooperation with the Ministry of Public Administration, Digital Society and Media and European Integration Office of the Government of Montenegro. The project is funded by the European Union.
Maja Marinović, Programme associate