June 29, 2018 - The Commission for the Allocation of the Fund for Non-Governmental Organizations issued a decision on the allocation of funds for financing projects in 2018 in this sector. The total funds are estimated at 70.000 EUR and they are intended to serve as financial support for activities of Herceg Novi’s NGOs.
The Commission assessed projects, plans, and work programmes, and on that basis decided to allocate funds to projects of 45 different Non-Governmental Organizations that applied for the competition and submitted the proper documentation. The duration of work, plans, and programmes, as well as the projects applied by NGOs, is one year.
The decision on the allocation of funds for financing projects for 2018 was made on the basis of the Decision on Criteria, Method and Procedure for the Allocation of Funds to Non-Governmental Organizations ("Official Gazette of Montenegro - Municipal Regulations", No. 001/16 and 012/17), and after the announced Public competition for the allocation of funds from the Budget of the Municipality of Herceg Novi to non-governmental organizations in 2018.
By a decision on the criteria, method, and procedure of allocation of funds to non-governmental organizations of the Municipality of Herceg Novi, it is envisaged that budget funds in the amount of at least 1% of the municipality's current budget are allocated to non-governmental organizations, registered in Montenegro, headquartered in Herceg Novi. With the budget of the Municipality of Herceg Novi, for 2018, the amount of 70.000,00 € is foreseen for the realization of projects of non-governmental organizations.
In addition, thanks to this programme for funding of NGOs, Herceg Novi will, in the following period, host many different international events, of which some are marathons, motorcycle shows, kid’s puppet shows, as well as the jazz and other music festivals.