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General Purposes

Trag Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $250,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2017–June 30, 2019
  • Location Belgrade, Serbia
  • Geographic Focus Serbia, Southern Europe

About this grant

The program goal is to strengthen philanthropy and encourage civic participation in Serbia by supporting the development of the Trag Foundation, an indigenous grantmaking organization based in Belgrade. During the next two years, the grantee will aim to distribute more than $2.5 million annually in grants to community-based nonprofits in Serbia; provide networking and training opportunities to these organizations; and promote philanthropy at local, national, and regional levels. In addition, the grantee will build its organizational capacities and sustainability through diversification of its funding base and the development of its endowment. During 2015-2017, the grantee awarded 188 grants totaling more than $3.8 million and coordinated a regional network of grantmakers in the Balkans.