Program area: Support to women’s initiatives

Grants approved – June 2015

Number of grants: 7

1. Center for Women’s Studies, Belgrade

  • RSD: 300.000,00
  • Project title:  Women’s Studies
  • About the project:  Support to one of the two basic / mandatory courses within the educational program of the Center with a focus on the emergence and historical development of feminist movements and theories from the end of the eighteenth century to the early nineties

2.  Association Zajedno, Novi Pazar

  • RSD:  296.592,00
  • Project title: Herstory of Novi Pazar taken from oblivion
  • About the project: Contribution to the promotion of women’s work and existence through the study of famous women of Novi Pazar (heroines, first doctors, lawyers, scientists, humanist, founders of the first women’s cooperatives, etc.)

3IPAK Center, Belgrade

  • RSD: 75.000,00
  • Project title: Ana Hoffner at the Summer School for Sexualities, Cultures and Politics
  • About the project: One of the notable guest-lecturer at this year’s summer school is Ana Hofner, artist, theoretician, performer and mentor who lives and works in Vienna. Hofner uses the arts as a platform for the production of critical knowledge, primarily focusing on queer theory, performance studies and studies of a visual culture. Through her work she reviews production and representation, research methodology and communication using performative artistic and theoretical practice – video, photography, installation.

4. Women’s Peace Group, Pancevo

  • RSD: 200.000,00
  • Project title: Women’s Day in Pancevo
  • About the project: Organizing free and widely available content for women through which they will gain new knowledge and skills and where they will feel safe, both in Pancevo, and in the surrounding villages Dolovo, Banatski Brestovac and Omoljica

5. Free Zone, Belgrade

  • RSD: 225.000,00
  • Project title: Film Festival Free Zone 2015
  • About the project: The Festival, through the popularization of engaged cinematography, which is not part of the usual cinematic repertoire in Serbia, opens space for promotion, reflection and understanding of current social phenomena and problems, draws the attention of the public in Serbia to the problem of human rights violations on many levels, throughout the world and runs public debate and disseminate information on standards, problems and possible solutions or improvements

6. Center Living Upright, Novi Sad

  • RSD: 223.554,00
  • Project title: Continuation of personal assistance service to four women with disabilities
  • About the project: Securing an independent way of living and increased civic participation of people with disabilities by organizing personal assistance service and contributing to changing the Decision on Social Welfare of the City of Novi Sad in terms of defining the minimum service standards for independent living

7. Women’s from South, Pirot

  • RSD: 280.400,00
  • Project title: Women’s Media Library
  • About the project: Women’s Media Library is the only place in the southeast of the country in which it is collected, stored and preserved works that promote women’s creativity and activism, films and books that deal with feminist / anti-fascist / anti-racist themes