Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence (BFPE) is a non-governmental and non-profit organization, a member of the Network of Schools of Political Studies working under the auspices of the Council of Europe. BFPE contributes to peaceful, democratic transformation and European integration of the entire region of South East Europe, by providing advanced political education, promoting and networking leaders of change and opinion, working on a dialogue of all relevant actors and building their capacity for responsible participation in political life. In the past several years, BFPE helped implement participatory budgeting in 15 of Serbia’s 17 cities. All activities were implemented in close coordination with local NGOs, media and city governments.