China (Tibet)

Bodkyi Translation and Research House 
$25,000
Minority Laws, Nonviolent Action, and Information Communication Technology Training for the Monastic Community
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. 

Consultations Samdup
$37,500
Human Rights Dialogue between Tibetans and Chinese
To share information, facilitate dialogue, and improve understanding between Tibetans in exile and Tibetans and Chinese inside China. Consultations Samdup will carry out an online communication project  directed at outreach to Chinese citizens in China to engage them on issues of freedom of information, democracy, and human rights, especially with respect to Tibet.

Gu-Chu-Sum Movement of Tibet
$30,000
Support for Political Prisoners
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 humanitarian support to political prisoners in Tibet, and conduct research and produce publications on the plight of Tibetan political prisoners.   

International Campaign for Tibet
$25,000
Tibet-China Democracy Networking Program
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. 

International Tibet Network
$50,000
Strengthening International Support for Democracy and Human Rights in Tibet
To improve strategic planning and coordination of worldwide campaigns for human rights and democracy in Tibet. ITN 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
$35,000
Tibet Express Newspaper
To provide independent 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.

Social and Resource Development Fund
$40,000
Preserving Historically Significant Tibetan Pictures and Artifacts to Raise Awareness about Tibet's Political Situation
To preserve material related to modern Tibetan history and to educate the public about Tibetan culture and people. The Tibet Museum will maintain and operate its Dharamsala-based museum, Demton Khang, display a touring exhibition, digitize its photo archive, organize trainings on proper archiving techniques, publish an online newsletter, and maintain a website.

Students for a Free Tibet, Inc.
$25,000
Empowering Tibetan Activists through Technology and Active Nonviolence
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 campaigns at the grassroots, national, and international levels and organize Lhakar Academy, a month-long intensive leadership training for Tibetan youth, focusing on democracy, media strategy, nonviolent tactics, and the use of technology. 

Students for a Free Tibet, Inc.
$17,956
Strengthening Tibetan Activists’ Knowledge in Digital Security
To strengthen Tibetan activists’ skill in information gathering, communications, and digital security. Student for a Free Tibet will assess the Tibet movement’s ability to communicate securely online and provide trainings based on its findings for at least forty activists and key communicators in safe online practices. 

The Foundation Voice of Tibet
$34,000
Voice of Tibet Shortwave Tibetan-Language Radio
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. 

Tibet Justice Center
$15,000
International Advocacy for Human Rights in Tibet
To strengthen coordinated and concerted engagement on Tibet at the United Nations through the Universal Periodic Review of China's human rights record. Tibet Justice Center will work closely with the International Tibet Network to monitor, document and highlight human rights violations in Tibet, and to pressure the Chinese government to adhere to universal human rights norms.

Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy
$18,000
Human Rights Documentation and Advocacy
To monitor, document and highlight the continued political repression and human rights violations in Tibet. TCHRD will monitor state-owned Chinese media and social media for information on Tibet and conduct research on human rights situation in Tibet. TCHRD will produce a variety of reports based on  the findings, including a special report on the practice of local elections for village leaders in Tibet.

 Tibetan Literacy Society
$40,000
Tibet Times Newspaper
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 the general public on civic issues, including human rights and democracy. The Tibetan Literacy Society will publish and distribute 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)
$25,000
Promoting Women's Rights in the Tibetan Exile Community
To promote the social, political, and economic empowerment of Tibetan women, and to raise awareness about Tibet’s political situation. The Tibetan Women’s Association will conduct an advanced women’s leadership training course and produce publications that highlight the issues faced by Tibetan women.

Grant descriptions are from the 2013 NED Annual Report.