Transparent Financing

The Republic of Serbia is the largest single donor in the area of financial support for the programs and projects of civil society organizations.

In the process of improving the working conditions for the growth and development of civil society, i.e. an enabling environment for the civil society development, one of the key requirements is the existence of standards and procedures for the financing from the public budgetary resources.

Transparent funding of associations and other civil society organizations is governed by many laws and regulations of the Republic of Serbia.

The fundamental activity of the Office for cooperation with civil society concerning the transparent financing from the public budgetary resources is the creation of Annual summary report on spending of funds planned and disbursed to associations and other civil society organizations from the budget of the Republic of Serbia.

In order to improve and enhance mechanisms and procedures of transparent financing at the local level Office created and published Guide for transparent funding of associations and other civil society organizations from the budgets of local governments.

This publication, along with examples of good practice should enable employees of local governments to transparently implement all stages of the process of financing of education selection committee until the proposal format narrative and financial report.