The Small Enterprise Assistance Fund (SEAF) is a global investment firm focused on providing growth capital and operational support to businesses in emerging markets that are underserved by traditional sources of capital. SEAF selectively makes structured debt and equity investments in locally owned enterprises with high growth potential. Based in Washington D.C., SEAF invests in more than 18 countries around the world through an international network of 24 private equity funds in Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Asia.
Opportunity Bank Serbia (OBS) is a community bank that provides micro, rural, agro and small and medium-enterprise (SME) loans to clients who cannot ordinarily access financial services from traditional banks. Clients are typically from semi-urban and rural areas of Serbia. The bank specializes in loans to dualincome cottage industries and the agricultural sector. OBS’s mission is to help create jobs, stimulate small businesses and enable the
The five-year USAID Separation of Powers Project (SPP) was launched in 2008 to help Serbia move closer to European Union accession by strengthening the judicial and legislative branches of government.
USAID strengthens Serbia’s rule of law by improving the transparency and efficiency of the judiciary, in particular the Misdemeanor and Administrative Courts. It improves the integrity and openness of government operations by
supporting independent agencies' and civil society's efforts to make governmentopen and accountable.
On Wednesday, April 23, approximately 100 people from civil society organizations throughout Serbia attended USAID’s post-solicitation conference for its newly announced Annual Program Statement, Serbian Civil Society Partners. Through this APS - which is essentially a standing, year-long call for proposals - USAID Serbia is soliciting applications from local NGOs to support democratic and economic development , with a funding range between $200-500,000. The conference enabled potential applicants to learn about this mechanism and ask questions about USAID's grant making process, expandi
Last updated: July 16, 2014