He is the founder of the Humanitarian Foundation – Budi human who was established on April 9, 2014. The Budi Human Foundation is engaged in fundraising for children, adults, institutions, and associations from the territory of Serbia.
The Budi Human Foundation, soon after its establishment, has grown into one of the most potent humanitarian foundations in the region, which aims to help in the treatment and provision of necessary therapies, primarily children.
Since the founding so far, through the Humanitarian Foundation – Be Human, millions of euros have been collected, thanks to which a large number of beneficiaries of the Foundation managed to obtain the necessary medical assistance as well as to be sent for adequate treatment.
In February 2016, all the medals he won in a gaming career is through the site of the Humanitarian Foundation – Budi man attached to the auction sale, and all the money from the gold medals will be paid for the treatment and therapy of the users of the Foundation.
He is a recipient of a large number of recognition for socially beneficial and humanitarian work, which many institutions in the country expressed his gratitude for everything that he did in the field of humanitarian work as an active athlete, but also for humanitarian work, which he continued to deal with more intensively and responsibly after toy career.
In addition to his trophy water polo career, he contributed to the Serbian sport by engaging in sports organizations. The president of the water polo club “Red Star” was from 2003 to 2004.
After finishing his career in the Italian club “Rari Nantes Savona”, he continues to serve as a sports manager for European competitions in the period from 2006 to 2014 for the same club.
Sports and social awards and prizes
Thanks to his exceptional sports career, he is the holder of numerous sports and social recognitions, and among other things, he was declared as an athlete of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina in 2000.
He had the honor to be decorated twice with the Order of Nemanja of the first degree for merit in representing the state and its citizens. For the first time in 2001 and then in 2004.
In 2004, he won the Best Athlete Award in the selection of the Olympic Committee of Serbia and Montenegro, and a year later, in 2005, he was declared the laureate of the October Award of the City of Belgrade.
For more than a decade, he was one of the best players in the world, and in 2005 he was officially proclaimed the world’s best water polo player.
The biggest sports and social award that the Sports Federation of Serbia traditionally awards each year to athletes, sports associations and experts who have marked the history of Serbian sport with their results and thus affirmed our country in the world, the May Award was awarded to him in 2008.
In 2010, he was selected as the third best athlete in the 21st century in FINA.
In October 2016, he was awarded the charter for contributing to the development and work of the Sports Academy as the award for the most successful student since the founding of this institution.