The Western Balkans Fund’s main objective is to foster cooperation between its members, by strengthening neighbourly relations and regional cohesion and contribute to the integration of the WB6 (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia) into the European Union by promoting cooperation and common values between local authorities, citizens, and civil society organisations, and to foster people to people contacts, by providing funding for small- size regional projects to local authorities and civil society organisations, in the following key areas: cultural cooperation, education and scientific exchange, and sustainable economic development.
The overall objective of the WBF fourth call for proposals is to promote participation of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and grassroots organisations, in the Western Balkans, to participate in regional cooperation projects on social, cultural, scientific, and economic topics, including gender equality and disability inclusiveness to enhance good neighbourly relations and reconciliation.
The specific objective of the WBF/EU fourth call for proposals is to contribute to regional and cross-border cooperation, and strengthen regional cohesion in the WB6 region.
The overall indicative amount made available under this call is EUR 400,000. Any grant requested must not exceed EUR 15,000.
Submissions must come from a lead applicant working with a minimum of two project partners.