About SIGN

SIGN Network was established in 2009, as one of the most significant and influential networks of indigenous grant-makers in the WB with aim to contribute to the development of sustainable local communities and civil society. Main purpose of the SIGN Network is to promote and support the development of local philanthropy, local communities, cross-sector partnerships and long-term sustainability of civil society in countries in Southeast Europe on national, regional and EU levels.

The network combines strong understanding of local conditions through partnership with grass-roots organizations, think tanks and other local associations; cutting edge experience in developmental grantmaking; renowned expertise in the field of philanthropy, local community development, cross-sector partnerships and sustainable civil society; as well as strategic advocacy partnerships at national and international levels.

SIGN operates as a non-formal network that is governed by the steering group which is comprised of representatives from each member-organization. The steering group is responsible for strategic decisions, admittance of new members and cessation of membership, establishment of ad-hoc structures, fundraising activities and statutory changes. One organization (currently HORUS from North Macedonia) – member of the Network serves as a chairing organization.

 

Members of SIGN Network are:

Trag Foundation (Serbia)                

Trag is a regional foundation that encourages and supports active engagement of citizens in local community development in the last 20 years. We are gathering people who believe that small changes can make a big difference and desire to be initiators of positive change in their communities. Through the years, we supported over 1400 successful projects with over 11.5 million EUR across Serbia and the Western Balkans region. 

Fund for Active Citizenship – fAKT (Montenegro) 

Fund for Active Citizenship is the only indigenous foundation in Montenegro providing grants to civil society organizations. Our program is focused on two areas:  building capacities for participation and philanthropy development thus contributing to social change characterized by a growing number of people participating actively and responsibly in social and political life of the society. In the past 11 years, fAKT supported nearly 400 projects, awarding almost 2 million EUR to local CSOs throughout the country.

 

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Union Butterfield TN1585(UNC) High-Speed Steel Spiral Point Tap, TiN Coated, Round with Square End, Plug Chamfer, 2 Flute, 1/4'-20 Thread Size: Industrial & Scientific. Union Butterfield TN1585(UNC) High-Speed Steel Spiral Point Tap, TiN Coated, Round with Square End, Plug Chamfer, 2 Flute, 1/4"-20 Thread Size: Industrial & Scientific. The TN8(UNC)/TN8(UNF) high-speed steel spiral point tap has a relieved-style design, straight flutes with a plug chamfer, titanium nitride (TiN) coating, and a round shank with a square end, and is used to create right-hand threads in a range of materials. It is available in two different ANSI thread specification standards: UNC (Unified Coarse) and UNF (Unified Fine). The spiral point of this tap (sometimes referred to as a “gun tap”) pushes chips ahead of the tool and the straight flutes reduce clogging. Both characteristics make it suitable for threading through holes (extending through the workpiece). Titanium nitride (TiN) is a gold-colored ceramic coating that combines hardness with low friction for extended cutting tool life and permits faster cutting speeds than with uncoated tools. Relieved-style tap design reduces the friction between tap and workpiece for reduced tool wear. A plug chamfer distributes cutting to ease tapping at the beginning of the hole and to maintain correct perpendicular alignment with the workpiece. 。 Right-hand threads are designed to tighten when a head or nut is rotated clockwise (the most common threading direction). High-speed steel (HSS) is a common general-purpose steel for cutting tools, and is compatible with a variety of materials. The round shank with square end helps to minimize rotation in the tool holder. This tool can be used in machines, such as drill presses or lathes, or with hand tools such as tap wrenches. 。 In the TN8(UNC) tap series, taps with nominal diameters of ¼“ and /6” are available with two or three flutes and those with diameters of 3/8” to ½” have three flutes. In the TN8(UNF) series, taps with nominal diameters of ¼” and /6” have two flutes and those with diameters of 3/8” to ½” have three flutes. All taps in these series have plug chamfers. This tap conforms to ANSI standards and can create threads to a depth 2 ½ times its diameter. TN8(UNC) taps are suitable for ANSI 2B and 3B tolerance classes: 2B is an average quality fit for commercial and industrial fasteners; 3B produces close-tolerance fasteners used for greater resistance to stripping, as in aerospace applications. TN 8(UNF) taps are suitable for the ANSI 3B tolerance class.。 Taps produce internal threads in previously formed holes and can be used in machines (such as drill presses) or with hand tools. Common types of taps include hand taps, spiral point taps, spiral flute taps, thread forming taps, and pipe taps. Hand taps (straight-flute taps) collect chips in the straight flutes of the tool; spiral point taps push chips through holes ahead of the tool; and spiral flute taps pull chips back from the tip of the tool, up and out the hole. Thread forming taps, also known as cold forming taps, press rather than cut to create threads in a drilled hole, and no chips are created. Pipe taps create threads in pipes and pipe fittings. Each thread type designates a thread profile and each type is identified with an abbreviation. In the U.S. and Canada, the Unified Thread Standard is the dominant thread type, including UNC (Unified Coarse), UNF (Unified Fine), and NPT (National Pipe Taper) threads, among others. 。 Dormer Pramet manufactures cutting tools under the following brands: Precision Twist Drill, Dormer, and Pramet. The company has locations around the world, and provides tools adhering to ANSI, NAS, and DIN standards. 。 。 。 。

Union Butterfield TN1585 Plug Chamfer 2 Flute TiN Coated 1//4-20 Thread Size UNC Round with Square End High-Speed Steel Spiral Point Tap
Union Butterfield TN1585 Plug Chamfer 2 Flute TiN Coated 1//4-20 Thread Size UNC Round with Square End High-Speed Steel Spiral Point Tap
Union Butterfield TN1585 Plug Chamfer 2 Flute TiN Coated 1//4-20 Thread Size UNC Round with Square End High-Speed Steel Spiral Point Tap
Union Butterfield TN1585 Plug Chamfer 2 Flute TiN Coated 1//4-20 Thread Size UNC Round with Square End High-Speed Steel Spiral Point Tap

Union Butterfield TN1585 Plug Chamfer 2 Flute TiN Coated 1/4-20 Thread Size UNC Round with Square End High-Speed Steel Spiral Point Tap

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Membership

Full membership is open to CSOs registered in one of the Western Balkan countries and are predominantly focused on grant-making, philanthropy and community development.

Associate membership is open to representatives of academia, think tanks, institutions, businesses, business associations, networks, media outlets and CSOs that do not comply with the full membership criteria. Associate members may include entities from within and outside of the Western Balkans region.

Application procedure

Candidates for full and associate members are invited to apply throughout the year by submitting an expression of interest (EOI) to the steering group. This EOI package must comply with the following:

  1. It is submitted in English.
  2. It has been prepared and signed by the legal representative of the organization.
  3. It addresses the compliance with SIGN Network’s full and associate membership criteria.
  4. It addresses all supporting documentation.


This supporting documentation must include the following:

  • A statement of purpose in the form of an application letter;
  • Its most recent proof of registration in English;
  • The most recent version of its statutes in English;
  • The most recent version of its organizational chart;
  • A list of current board members and their professional backgrounds;
  • The most recent audit report and/or other substantial evidence showcasing that its financial statements, as well as non-financial disclosures, are true and fair;
  • Its most recent annual report;
  • Its code of conduct;

The EOI should be send via e-mail to sign@horus.mk. The steering group will make a decision on the membership status and inform the applicant within 15 business days upon reception of the completed EOI. Should the applicant be admitted, it will be expected to sign and comply with SIGN Network’s standards for transparency, adopted in 2013.

The full Membership Criteria Document is available here

Forum for Civic Initiatives - FIQ (Kosovo)

Lagja Pejton, Rr. Pashko Vasa, nr. 1
10000 Prishtina, Kosovo
Phone: + 381 38 610 677
E-mail: contact@fiq-fci.org

Fund for Active Citizenship - fAKT (Montenegro)

Vaka Đurovića 20/1 Nova Varoš II – II floor
81000 Podgorica, Montenegro
Phone: + 382 20 665 600
E-mail: fond@faktcg.org

Mozaik Foundation (BiH)

Splitska 14
71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: + 387 33 26 64 80
E-mail: info@mozaik.ba

Horus (North Macedonia)

Vasil Glavinov 3/5-2
1000 Скопје, North Macedonia
Phone: + 389 78 47 47 20
E-mail: horus@horus.mk

Trag Foundation (Serbia)

Mileševska 5/I-6
1 118 Belgrade 32, PAK 122005, Serbia
Phone: + 381 11 78 39 467
E-mail: office@tragfondacija.org

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Catalyst Foundation (Serbia)

Takovska 38/23
11000 Belgrade
Phone: + 381 11 405 7511
E-mail: info@catalystbalkans.org

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Forum for Civic Initiatives – FIQ (Kosovo)
Fund for Active Citizenship – fAKT (Montenegro)
Mozaik Foundation (BiH)
Trag Foundation (Serbia)
Catalyst Foundation (Serbia)
HORUS (North Macedonia)