Belarus

Accountability
$16,710
Promoting Government Accountability
To foster civil initiatives.

Civic Education
$33,815
Promoting Educational Initiatives
To support civic education initiatives.

Democratic Ideas and Values
$10,000
Inspiring Student Activism
To promote dialogue among youth activists. 

$18,610
Supporting Local Civic Initiatives
To encourage civic activism on local issues. 

$21,750
Promoting Youth Activism
To support independent cultural activities for youth.

$19,440
Popularizing Democratic Values in Belarus' Past
To foster ties between independently minded academics. 

$47,775
Engaging New Civic Activists
To promote civic activism by commemorating important historical events. 

$14,400
Promoting Independent Culture
To foster independent cultural activities.

$27,866
Fostering a Better Understanding of Recent Belarusian History
To support independent research on important historical topics.

Freedom of Information
$14,440
Assisting an Independent Journal
To support an independent journal. 

$76,800
Supporting an Independent Newspaper
To assist an independent newspaper.  

$21,000
Understanding Public Opinion
To better understand citizens’ views on democracy-related topics. 

$14,520
Promoting Freedom of the Media (Supplement)
To monitor and foster freedom of the media. 

$27,310
Expanding Freedom of Information
To expand access to independent publications. 

$23,620
Supporting Local Publications
To build the capacity of independent publications. 

$23,838
Promoting Local Civil Society
To foster local activism and independent publishing. 

$57,674
Supporting Local News Portals
To increase the capacity of local news and information websites. 

$21,000
Supporting Independent Regional Media

To strengthen a regional website and the skills of its journalists.

$45,400
Expanding Access to Independent Media

To broaden the reach and impact of independent media. 

$26,538
Supporting Local Media and Civic Initiatives

To promote local civic activism and independent journalism. 

$14,120
Supporting an Independent Newspaper (Supplement)

To support an independent newspaper. 

$15,300
Supporting an Independent Newspaper

To assist an independent newspaper. 

$31,680
Assisting an Independent Newspaper
To support an independent newspaper. 

$67,000
Supporting an Independent Media Outlet
To assist an independent newspaper.

$40,500
Supporting the Independent Press

To support an independent newspaper.  

$25,810
Supporting Independent News

To promote independent, objective information. 

$18,000
Fostering Regional Media

To foster freedom of information on the local level. 

$56,590
Supporting Independent Media

To support an independent newspaper.

$28,780
Increasing Access to Independent Information

To assist regional and local newspapers.

$5,350
Supporting an Independent Newspaper (Supplement)
To assist an independent newspaper.

$30,940
Disseminating Independent News
To foster access to independent news and information. 

$16,240
Supporting an Information Outlet
To support a local independent newspaper.

Human Rights
$25,020
Fostering Educational Freedom
To promote educational reform.  

$39,642
Fostering Freedom of Movement
To advocate for greater visa liberalization.  

$19,170
Supporting Victims of Political Repression
To assist victims of political repression. 

$76,348
Defending Human Rights and Assisting Repressed Activists
To monitor and defend human rights and support repressed activists. 

$10,000
Promoting Human Rights and Legal Education
To educate young worker activists and promote freedom of association. 

$22,500
Defending Human Rights
To assist persecuted activists and provide legal aid to citizens.

NGO Strengthening
$20,198
Promoting Grassroots Democracy

To stimulate youth activism.  

$22,110
Fostering Local Activism
Supporting local advocacy on quality of life issues. 

$59,815
Strengthening Local Civil Society
To build the capacity and support local civic initiatives. 

$33,829
Assisting Belarusian NGOs
To provide legal assistance to civil society.

$88,680
Supporting the Third Sector
To strengthen and stimulate civil society. 

$31,000
Supporting Regional Civil Society Development
To increase the capacity of regional civic initiatives. 

$58,390
Increasing the Impact of the Belarusian Third Sector
To assist civil society in carrying out effective civic campaigns. 

$22,314
Fostering Local Civic Initiatives
To stimulate local civil society. 

$10,000
Promoting Civic Activism
To support local civil society. 

$17,880
Fostering Local Civil Society 
To build the capacity of local NGOs and media outlets. 

$51,960
Supporting Regional Civil Society Development
To develop and assist regional NGOs.

$30,000
Supporting Local Civil Society (Supplement)
To strengthen local civic initiatives. 

$59,280
Supporting Civil Society
To strengthen local NGOs.

$34,625
Strengthening Regional Youth Initiatives
To increase the capacity and activities of youth NGOs.

Political Processes
$13,900
Spotlighting Local Issues

To foster local activism on quality of life issues.

$300,000
Strengthening Capacities for Citizen Outreach

To expand participation in and support for democratic processes.  

$28,140
Promoting Activism and Freedom of Speech

To promote local civil society initiatives.

Grant descriptions are from the 2013 NED Annual Report.