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Institutional Capacity Building

Center for Cultural Decontamination

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $60,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2013–June 30, 2015
  • Location Belgrade, Serbia
  • Geographic Focus Serbia

About this grant

The program goal is to increase constructive and active civic engagement in the development of human rights, tolerance and respect, and other democratic values and practices in Serbia and the region. The Center for Cultural Decontamination is a long-standing, independent civic and cultural center in Belgrade, Serbia, that promotes social inclusion through performances, exhibitions, concerts, public discussions, lecture series, and other informal educational activities. With Mott Foundation support, the grantee will strengthen its programmatic and organizational capacities to continue to play a critical role in Serbia’s democratization process over the coming years. Specific project activities will include improving communication and dissemination capacities in order to increase accessibility of its programming and resources by a broader audience throughout Serbia, strengthening management and governance structures, and carrying out an assessment and planning exercise. The grantee is based in Belgrade, Serbia.