The possibilities for waste treatment that don't include only its disposal on landfills but also
waste prevention, reuse and recycling were presented yesterday during the conference on ways to solve waste problem in Serbia named “Enough with Disposal Delays”, that took place at the National Parliament of the Republic of Serbia.
6-11-2012. The Annual Report on Work of the Balkan Community Initiative Fund
As in previous years, we have prepared the Annual Report where you can find out more on our work.
This report contains information regarding our programs, successfully implemented projects of the groups and organizations we supported throughout 2011, including financial data. The Annual report 2011 could be downloaded here.
The portrait of Nikola Tesla made out of recycling waste, creative corner for making masks and recycling labyrinth with scenes of waste treatment in Serbia – visitors of the Festival Get Planet Wise! Recycle could see all these activities in Youth Center in Belgrade. More>
26-10-2012. 590 Thousands Euro for Grants in 2011
In 2011, Balkan Community Initiative Fund through its three programs – Grants Program, Philanthropy Program and Development Program, has financially supported realization of hundred and one project implemented by citizens' associations and informal groups from all over Serbia, in the total amount of 590 thousands Euro.
Besides financial support, BCIF has instigated capacity building of citizens' associations through education and creating connections between partners dealing with the same issues in their respective communities.
Apart from seminars, presentations and consultations, new information, examples and experiences have been transformed into manuals and guides for local community development.
You can learn more about the projects supported in 2011 here.
The lamp made out of cans, bottles and old CDs made by pupils of Primary School “Duško Radović” from Bor ( 97.397 votes); garbage bins made out of waste wood in the courtyard of Primary School “Jan Čajak” from Bački Petrovac (90.263 votes); and recycling chess board created by the pupils of Primary School “Miodrag Čajetinac Čajka” from Trstenik (14.325 votes) – these object have won the largest number of votes during recently finished voting for the most effective object made out of waste that lasted for the past month at the web site of Green List of Serbia (www.oplanetise.com). More>
Balkan Community Initiative Fund with financial support of USA Agency for International Development (USAID) and in partnership with Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) and the Government of the Republic of Serbia Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit (SIPRU) opens the sixth call for VIRTUS Award for Corporative Philanthropy on October the 3rd 2012. The Competition is open for all domestic and foreign companies, as well as corporative funds and foundations, excluding non-profit organizations, public institutions and authorities. Deadline for submissions is November the 2nd 2012... More>
During the decision making round in May, Balkan Community Initiative Fund has awarded grants to seven civil society organizations and informal groups from Serbia, in the total amount of 2.154.354,00 RSD. Support was provided for the following organizations... More>
Aerosoul on Pančevo Walls The group C6H6 Kids from Pančevo, within their project Aerosoul supported by tis year's Centrifuge, conducted a graffiti workshop gathering 25 young attendees.
The beginning of „Walkers“ The initiative „Walkers“ was established when civil society organization Proaktiv, wishing to encourage citizen's activism, started the initiative within local community to raise funds for building „Monument to civic activism“.
This Summer Jagodina Got Art Boulevard ...The project was extraordinary visible, audible, and in strong colors. After many years Jagodina got its murals, young Djs, musicians and windows decorated with art photos...