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General Purposes

Community Building Mitrovica

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $70,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2012–December 31, 2013
  • Location Mitrovica, Kosovo
  • Geographic Focus Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia

About this grant

The program goal is to bridge divisions in the city of Mitrovica, Kosovo, by building economic, cultural, social, and political links across this divided community. Community Building Mitrovica, a nonprofit based in Mitrovica, leads and supports a wide range of projects with a strong emphasis on the participation of people from all of the city’s ethnic groups into concrete activities and community development initiatives. The grantee’s activities during the grant period will include strengthening accountability and transparency of governmental decisionmaking through citizen-led monitoring activities, empowering young people and women to be active in the community and across ethnic divisions, implementing a large community infrastructure investment program, and strengthening communication across borders through media and cultural events. The grantee will also strengthen the role of its board, ensure staff capacities through training and networking opportunities, and seek to diversify its funding base.