Bodkyi Translation and Research House
To increase the knowledge of the Tibetan monastic community in exile about Chinese minority laws and the theory and practice of nonviolent political action. The Bodkyi Translation and Research House will conduct a series of workshops and produce a variety of resource material for the monastic community in exile on Chinese laws and the practice of nonviolent action.
To share information, facilitate dialogue, and improve understanding between Tibetans in exile and Tibetans and Chinese inside China. Consultations Samdup will carry out an on-line communication project directed at outreach to Chinese citizens inside China to engage them on issues of freedom of information, democracy, and human rights, especially with respect to Tibet.
Filming for Tibet
To provide a safe environment for Tibetan intellectuals and artists to discuss social and political issues. Filming for Tibet will organize a symposium to create a forum for Tibetan thinkers to engage in dialogue and to strengthen networks for future collaboration on peaceful and creative means to express their opinions.
Gu-Chu-Sum Movement of Tibet
To provide support to current and former Tibetan political prisoners and to educate Tibetans in exile about human rights conditions in Tibet. Gu-Chu-Sum will provide support to political prisoners in Tibet, conduct workshops to raise awareness among Tibetan youth, maintain a human rights desk, and publish a bi-monthly human rights newsletter and annual magazine.
International Campaign for Tibet
To improve understanding of human rights and democracy-related concerns in Tibet among Chinese, both in China and abroad, and to increase communication between Tibetans and Chinese. ICT will facilitate interaction between Tibetan and Chinese officials, academics, and others through meetings, conferences, and the publication of a Chinese-language newsletter and website.
The Tibet Network
To improve strategic planning and coordination of worldwide campaigns for human rights and democracy in Tibet. The Network will facilitate an international campaign for greater freedom in Tibet, produce advocacy materials for use by members, and organize international meetings of Tibet support groups.
Khawa Karpo Tibet Culture Centre Charitable Trust
To provide news and analysis to the Tibetan public and to promote greater discussion and debate on current issues related to Tibet and Tibetans. Khawa Karpo will publish the weekly Tibetan-language newspaper, Bo-Kyi-Bang-Chen (Tibet Express), and maintain a trilingual website.
Students for a Free Tibet, Inc.
To raise international awareness of rights-based issues in Tibet and to strengthen Tibetan activists’ skill in information gathering, media advocacy, communications and technology, grassroots organizing, and leadership. Students for a Free Tibet will conduct targeted campaigns at the grassroots, national, and international levels and organize a leadership training for Tibetan youth, focusing on democracy, media strategy, campaigning and advocacy, and the use of technology.
The Foundation Voice of Tibet
To encourage and sustain independent public opinion inside Tibet and to familiarize Tibetans with the ideals of democracy and human rights. The Voice of Tibet, an independent, Tibetan-language shortwave radio station, will broadcast regular news about Tibet, the Tibetan exile community, and the Tibetan government-in-exile to audiences in Tibet and in neighboring countries.
Tibetan Literacy Society
To provide the Tibetan public with independent and accurate information on developments in Tibet and in the exile community, and to promote open discussion among intellectuals and a general readership on civic issues, including human rights and democracy. The Tibetan Literacy Society will publish and distribute throughout the Tibetan community in exile and in Tibet Bod-Kyi-Dus-Bab (Tibet Times), a Tibetan-language newspaper published three times a month and maintain a website updated daily.
Tibetan Women's Association (Central)
To promote the social, political, and economic empowerment of Tibetan women, and to raise awareness about Tibet. The Tibetan Women’s Association will conduct an advanced women’s leadership training course and produce publications that highlight the contributions of Tibetan women.
Grant descriptions are from the 2012 NED Annual Report.