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General Purposes

Tuzla Community Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $250,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2018–December 31, 2020
  • Location Tuzla, Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • Geographic Focus Bosnia and Herzegovina

About this grant

The program goal is to stimulate community-based civic engagement and resource mobilization in Bosnia and Herzegovina. During 2018–2020, the Tuzla Community Foundation will play a convening and capacity building role in the community; support community initiatives and projects through grants; strengthen philanthropy locally through fund development and outreach to the community; and develop its board and staff capacities for sustainability, leadership, and management. During the previous grant period, the grantee awarded 199 grants totaling approximately $240,000 through programs targeting community-based citizen engagement, community school development, environmental issues, and youth poverty. The projects directly benefited 5,633 Tuzla residents. Established in 2005 in Tuzla, the grantee collaborates with other community foundations and community-based organizations working with youth in Europe.