Public Call to Deliver Proposals of Local Civic Initiatives (LCIs)

Public Call

For delivering proposals of local civic initiatives for

youth associations and associations focusing on youth in BiH

The Institute for Youth Development KULT is issuing a Public Call for delivering proposals of civic initiatives (LCIs), exclusively for youth associations and associations focusing on youth, registered in accordance with the Youth Law, i.e. the Law on Youth Organizing of RS. The details of public call can be seen below.

A civic initiative is an action or activity of citizens directed towards improving the state in the local community and in the society in which they live. Civic activities can include individual citizens or groups and all for the purpose of indicating to concrete problems and resolving the problems in their residential community.

The Institute for Youth Development KULT supported over 2,000 youth in BiH in their common initiatives for improving the position of youth in the society. In the last 6 years the Institute awarded over 1,200,000 BAM in grants to NGOs. It is the evidence of social awareness and readiness of youth to be the instigators of positive changes in their community.

The Aim of this Public Call

To recognize and resolve an existing problem in a local community.

Public Call application criteria

  1. Project proposal for LCI can be delivered exclusively by organizations which have the experience of working with youth in their activities.
  2. The LCI has to be conducted in the local community area in which the organization operates (the activity can also be extended to a wider area if agreed upon previously with the Institute).
  3. The project proposal has to be delivered by the end date in the manner indicated in this Call.
  4. The project proposal has to have a concrete and clear project goal and outcome.
  5. The project activities should begin no sooner than on May 15, 2016 and no later than on August 1, 2016.
  6. The Institute for Youth Development KULT can return an LCI project proposal for improvements if it is considered necessary to introduce certain changes/modifications.
  7. The LCI areas are:


  • Ecology
  • Culture and Sports
  • Safety
  • Leisure Time
  • Mobility
  • Informedness

  1. The Institute participates in the implementation of the project proposal with no more than 2,550.00 BAM per organization.
  2. The LCI includes at least 20 youth from the local community who are obliged to pass the UMiD online training during 2016.
  3. The total amount provided for the fees of experts hired during the LCI does not exceed 20% of the total amount of funds financed by the Institute.
  4. The budget cannot be used to finance the procurement of equipment.
  5. The budget includes a component intended for public promotion of the LCI which does not exceed 10% of the total project value.
  6. The promotion of project in all stages of implementation is conducted via social networks.

Delivering the project proposal and budget 

The project proposal is to be delivered exclusively in electronic form to the following no later than May 1, 2016.

The project proposal and budget forms are available at the website of the Institute on the following links: and


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