Mar 4, 2014

Open Invitation | Western Balkans Museum Grants for Disability Inclusion

Funded by SIDA and Stavros Niarchos Foundation (as part of its initiative to develop disability inclusion in museums in the Western Balkans) CHwB is offering grants to museums in the Western Balkans that include the topics below:

1. Involvement, engagement, participation for access and inclusion of disabled people 
2. Social justice 
3. Negotiating the Past/Storytelling

Participants from the Western Balkans are invited to the second annual regional museum conference Meet, See, Do” taking place in TiranaAlbania from April 8-10, 2014. 

This event will have all the resources needed to exchange, develop and polish the proposed project ideas. It is also an opportunity to meet local and international experts, find possible partnerships, and put the best ideas forward for funding. 

There are a few grants available up to €4.000 as well as a special award up to €7000.


To qualify for funding, projects must:

1. Have maximum duration of 6 months (implementation period is 1st June – 8th December 2014) 
2. Involve partnerships with non‐museum organizations 
3. Involve groups of people (beneficiaries) 
4. Show clear evidence of community engagement (where appropriate) 
5. Be at least part‐funded from within the museum (at least 20% of total cost)  
6. Is subject to quality financial reporting. 
7. Be evaluated and a brief evaluation report submitted.

For more information check out the documents below:

E‐mail your proposals to museums@chwb.org no later than 21 April 2014.


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