Bosnia and Herzegovina

Open Society Fund Bosnia and Herzegovina

Address: Maršala Tita 19, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tel: + 387 33 444 488

Fax: + 387 33 444 488



The Open Society Fund Bosnia and Herzegovina (OSF BiH) is an independent non-profit organisation working as a part of the Soros Foundations network, founded in 1993 and aimed at promoting open society. So far, the OSF BiH has invested more than 100 million dollars in education, legal, local governance, media, cultural and other projects.

The OSF BiH’s strategic priorities in the period between year 2012 and year 2014  are to: advocate for access to quality education - free from discrimination; stimulate conditions for more effective policies and practice of non-discrimination and human rights to be adopted in BH; advance policies that enable full transparency of government activities; advance democratic governance at the local level by both legislative and performance improvement; help further improve the position of Roma community; facilitate civic identity to confront nationalism and further destruction of the society; enhance civil society to play an educated role in issue-based dialogue with the government.

The OSF BiH, together with 4 regional partners, implemented project BACCI – Balkan Anti-Corruption Civic Initiative 2010/2011, financed by European Commission through IPA 2008 Programme – Civil Society Facility: Support to Partnership Actions “Fight against Corruption, Organised Crime and Trafficking”.