Balkan Trust for Democracy

The Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD) supports the strengthening of democratic institutions in Southeastern Europe and promotes cross-border cooperation and region-wide political, social, and economic development

Balkan Trust for Democracy

The Balkan Trust operates through two principal programs; Linking Citizens with Government, by giving grants to local and national organizations working to improve citizen engagement with government, as well as by governmental communication with citizens, monitoring government performance, and improving citizens’ understanding of their rights and responsibilities; and Cooperation and Collaboration, by supporting intra-national and trans-Balkan collaboration among governments, NGOs, civic initiatives, and other institutions working to improve understanding and cooperation throughout the region.


  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Funding Agencies
    United States | Staff size: Unknown

    USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential.

    U.S. foreign assistance has...

  • Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

    United States | Staff size: 51-100

    Charles Stewart Mott established the C.S. Mott Foundation in 1926, in response to his deep concern about the welfare of Flint, Michigan, as well as his abiding affection for his adopted...

  • Compagnia di San Paolo

    Italy | Staff size: 51-100

    The Compagnia di San Paolo was founded in Torino in 1563 as a charitable brotherhood and is one of Europe’s most important private foundations.

    The current Articles of...

  • Robert Bosch Stiftung

    United States | Staff size: 101-250

    The Robert Bosch Stiftung is one of the major German foundations associated with a private company and has managed the philanthropic bequest of company founder Robert Bosch for more than 40...

  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund

    United States | Staff size: 501-1000

    Founded in 1940, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund advances social change that contributes to a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world. The RBF's grant-making is organized around three themes:...

  • Royal Netherlands Embassy

    India | Staff size: Unknown

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Key Information

LocationEastern Europe, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia (FYROM), Moldova, Romania
  • Start Date 2003
  • End Date 2013
  • ValueUSD 36 Million