BGF and INDEP award 20 Organizations within the final round of the EEBO Grant Scheme

17 January 2020

Balkan Green Foundation (BGF) and the Institute for Development Policy (INDEP) have concluded the 3rd and final round of the grant scheme within the project "Engage - Empower - Build Ownership" funded by the European Union Kosovo. Within this round, a total of 120 project applications were received; however, only 20 projects were selected for funding.

From this 3rd call of grant scheme, 17 grants were awarded for the small grants scheme with a project implementation time frame from 6 to 7 months, amounting up to 4,900 EUR. Whereas, 3 grants were awarded for the medium grants scheme with a project implementation time frame from 8 to 10 months, amounting up to 15,000 EUR.

Through the project, Empower – Engage – Build Ownership, BGF and its partner INDEP, aim to assist organizations to fulfill their role in the thematic areas of the project: Environmental Protection, Green Energy, and Sustainable Economic/Circular Economy Growth.

The total amount spent on the grant scheme is 127,269.00 EUR.

The grantees were selected by a professional jury, which assessed 59 applications qualified for the that phase of evaluation. Their decision was based upon the relevance of the proposed actions and activities, creativity, quality of the financial offer, the project team’s potential and previous experience of the applicant. All applicants received individual replies about their application, which also included an evaluation form with points and comments from the jury.

The selected proposals provide a variety of activities including capacity building, producing electricity from solar energy, educative workshops, awareness campaigns for sustainable development issues, cleaning actions, awareness raising on circular economy, cooperation with state institutions’ etc. Whereas the implementing locations of the activities are all around Kosovo, including Prishtina, Gjilan, Peja, Mitrovica South and North, Dragash, Prizren, Hani i Elezit, Priluzje etc.

Below is the full list of the successful applicants of the 3rd Call for Proposals for the Medium and Small Grant Scheme package within the “Empower – Engage – Build Ownership” project.

Click here to download the PDF file of the list of awarded grantees