Center for Civil Initiatives Grant



Organization - Center for Civil Initiatives
Grant Amount - $90,000
Foundation - Mott Foundation
Grant Purpose - The program goal is to stimulate citizen activism and mobilize community resources to address critical issues facing Croatian communities. The Center for Civil Initiatives works with local community leaders and civic groups to identify community needs and implement long-term solutions. In addition, the center provides information, training, and consultations to a range of other local and international nongovernmental organizations and the Croatian government on community organizing, organizational development, local resource development, and rural economic development. In 2006-2007, the center helped to establish citizen advisory councils in 11 municipalities, assisted three local governments develop transparent grant programs for civic initiatives, trained over 50 village boards, provided technical assistance to over 60 civic groups, and worked with 11 businesses to develop corporate social responsibility programs. The center is based in Zagreb and works with other community development organizations in Croatia and in Central and Eastern Europe, including several Mott grantees.


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