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Promoting Civil Society in the Croatian Media

Incredibly Good Institution - FADE IN

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $60,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2002–September 30, 2004
  • Location Zagreb, Croatia
  • Geographic Focus Croatia

About this grant

The Incredibly Good Institution – FADE IN is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization (NGO) that produces creative and high-quality video reports, documentary films and public service announcements. FADE IN also provides training and technical assistance to NGOs, activists and others interested in promoting socially responsible and important messages and ideas through the media.Multiyear funding will support project goals including creating a space in the mass media for discussion and reporting on civil society; informing individuals about issues affecting Croatia and its communities; and encouraging individuals and NGOs to become active in the local communities by highlighting issues and showing success stories. Activities will include producing short reports, television programs, documentary films and programs, and public service announcements; maintaining an archive; and developing the capacity to organize and provide high-quality training to young people.During 2001-2002, accomplishments included producing more than 100 short reports on various nonprofit sector activities for a morning news program; producing two public service advertisements; providing training and technical assistance to many NGOs in Croatia; and promoting greater awareness about the nonprofit sector and the importance of citizen activism.