Goals and activities
The overall objective of the project
Empowered CSOs to actively contribute to development of participatory democracy in Montenegro.
The specific objective of the project
Improved capacities of CSOs to be effective and accountable independent actors and to contribute to environment that is conducive to civil society.
The specific objective will be achieved through achieving the following results: Improved quality of support services to CSO provided by Resource Centers, Enhanced capacities of CSOs and CSO networks for organizational development, long term planning, sustainability, effectiveness and participation in decision-making.
Improved enabling environment for the civil society: the civil dialogue is improved, state support to CSOs is consistent, and citizens’ trust in CSOs is increased.
Establishing Resource centre’s consortium Advisory body
Creating manual for providing services to CSOs by Resource centre consortium (National and Local resource centres)
Organizing training program for Local resource centres for providing services
Providing standardized Help desk service- by National and Local resource centres
Providing PR support to CSOs
Publishing E-magazine for CSOs
Creation of Data base of re-grantees of CSF program
Organizing 6 one day consultations for CSOs on issues relevant for their work
Signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation with the Montenegrin Academy of Science and Art
Defining and publishing annual catalogues of trainings for CSOs
Organizing Trainings for small and underdeveloped CSOs
Organizing Trainings for semi developed CSOs
Organizing capacity building program for CSOs to provide support to third parties – CNVOS
Conducting program for development of networks and coalitions
Organizing NGO Fairs and donor Forums
Mentoring support for CSOs in submitting initiatives, comments and suggestions on public policies
Providing Analysis related to the participation of CSOs in decision making processes on national and local level
Providing Analysis related to public funding of CSOs
Analysis Related to citizens’ trust in CSOs
Organizing Conference on the Enabling environment for CSOs