At the end of the last year, the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia - MEFA published its first call for funding development cooperation projects for civil society organizations in Croatia. The total amount of money made available was 2 million kunas and each CSO could get 150 – 250 000 kunas (approx. 19 500 – 32 500 EUR) per project.
Several CROSOL(Croatian Platform for International Citizen Solidarity) members applied, a total of eight grants were given to CSO's and CROSOL's members received four grants.
Centre for Peace Studies got a grant for a peace building project in Palestina, GONG for democratic development in Bosnia and Hercegovina, Documenta for documenting war crimes in Ukraine and finally B.a.B. for education and empowernment of women in Bosnia and Hercegovina. CROSOL is a partner in all of these projects.
Information provided by Ela Naranđa, CROSOL