|Grant Number||BG_III 2006_107|
|Organization||Chitalishte Development Foundation|
|Project Name||Bulgarian Traditional Community Centers (Chitalishte) - Catalysts of Local Cross-sector Partnerships for Sustainable Development and Mediators of Civic Participation in Rural Areas|
|Amount Awarded||USD 58,900.00|
|Grant Period||September 01, 2006 - May 01, 2008|
To enhance civic participation in Bulgarian rural areas. To build the capacity and effectiveness of rural Chitalishte to catalyze cross-sector partnerships for local development initiatives; to establish models of successful cross sector cooperation - Local Development Initiative Committees (LDIC); to promote the successful grassroots civic initiatives and cross sector partnerships in rural areas; to promote rural chitalishte as strategic partner for local development.