The CEE Trust staff strongly believes that the expertise, understanding, and motivation to support civil societies in the region lies with people from the region. Therefore, we have invited prominent practitioners, researchers, and journalists to serve on the Advisory Committee for each country. The Advisory Committees discuss each country's needs and priorities, while reviewing proposals and making recommendations to the staff how to approach indentified challenges in a proactive way. The ACs evaluate all Letters of Intent and Full Proposals and submit their recommendations. The CEE Trust staff and Board however bear the responsibility for the final decision.
The ACs are as follows in the alphabetical order: