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Displaying records 26-50 of 80 results
All results totalling $6,091,458
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Project Title: Raising Awareness of Corruption's Effects on Citizens
Organization Name: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To strengthen anticorruption oversight efforts. The institute will provide civic actors with tools, techniques, and resources to conduct new and strengthen ongoing investigative analyses on the negative effects of corruption on citizens. Activities will increase awareness and enhance civic literacy to provide oversight and demand accountability from government, the institute will also help civic actors disseminate their findings through a grassroots awareness campaign.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $150,000
Project Title: Strengthening Democratic Leadership among Women and Youth
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Rule of Law
Description: To foster coordination and common advocacy efforts between local women and youth leaders in Nicaragua. Forums will be organized for these actors to assess the current context, identify common threats and needs in their pro-democracy efforts, and develop actions to advocate for their solution. Legal and psychological assistance will be provided to women and youth who have been victims of government repression. Reports will be produced to highlight the human rights conditions of these groups.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $72,544
Project Title: Strengthening Leadership and Democratic Values among Nicaraguan Youth
Organization Name: Fundacion Iberoamericana de las Culturas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To strengthen democratic values and leadership skills among youth activists and promote their civic participation in Nicaragua. A youth training camp will be organized to provide activists with leadership and organizing skills and to strengthen their values and commitment to live in a democratic society. A social media campaign will be carried out to encourage youth civic participation and raise awareness about their role in defending democratic values. Greater youth affiliation and leadership roles will be promoted in the organization's local chapters.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $70,000
Project Title: Strengthening Independent Media at the Community Level
Organization Name: Fundacion Nicaraguense de Apoyo a Programas Sociales
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To strengthen independent media and citizen journalism in Nicaragua. The organization will produce radio programs and spots to highlight democratic values, which it will broadcast on various radio stations throughout the country. The grantee will continue strengthening the Nicaraguan Chamber of Radiobroadcasters, a conglomerate of community radio stations, to foster the exchange of ideas and best practices to defend freedom of information among its members.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $47,000
Project Title: Strengthening the Leadership and Advocacy Skills of Grassroots Activists
Organization Name: Fundacion para la Cooperacion del Migrante FUCOM
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To strengthen the leadership and advocacy capacities of grassroots civil society activists and human rights defenders. The grantee will carry out a training program focused on leadership skills, democratic values, Nicaraguan legislation, universal human rights and protection mechanisms, and grassroots organizing and advocacy strategies. The group will provide ongoing assistance to participants.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $13,608
Project Title: Promoting Independent Journalism and Freedom of Expression in Nicaragua
Organization Name: INVERMEDIA
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To promote freedom of information in Nicaragua. The grantee will produce investigative reporting to promote transparency and accountability and provide credible, independent news coverage on Nicaraguan political, economic, and social issues. The materials will feature an online news platform and will be used to produce two independent television programs. The group will organize forums to promote public debate and obtain audience feedback on its news coverage.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $69,430
Project Title: Providing Technical Assistance to Democratic Actors
Organization Name: Fundacion Nicaraguense para el Desarrollo Economico y Social
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To improve the technical capacity, coordination, and collaboration among democratic actors throughout Nicaragua. The grantee will monitor media outlets documenting social, economic, and political developments throughout the country and communicate with a network of contacts to study the impact of these events on different sectors of society.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $84,450
Project Title: Providing Technical and Legal Assistance to Nicaraguan Human Rights Defenders
Organization Name: Comision Permanente de Derechos Humanos de Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote greater access to justice for victims of recent human rights violations in Nicaragua and to strengthen monitoring and documentation of these violations. The organization will add four new members to its legal team to provide technical and legal assistance to requests from human rights defenders, and the victims and their families.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $100,000
Project Title: Promoting Youth Civic Participation in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Fundacion Nicaraguense para el Desarrollo Economico y Social
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote greater participation of Nicaraguan youth in civic and political issues. The grantee will develop an online platform that will facilitate greater interaction between civil society and young Nicaraguans, and promote youth interests and initiatives. A public campaign will inform and attract youth to use portal. The group will also organize workshops to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to communicate with a youth audience more effectively.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $42,103
Project Title: Promoting Youth Participation to Strengthen the Democratic Culture in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To promote democratic values and strengthen the capacity of vulnerable youth to participate in pro-democracy initiatives. The grantee will train young Nicaraguans on leadership skills, democratic values, civic participation mechanisms, and awareness raising. Participants will develop local campaigns to promote vulnerable youth civic participation. The group will produce and disseminate a manual to advocate for a more inclusive and diverse youth involvement in civil society efforts.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $39,900
Project Title: Raising the Voice of Women Entrepreneurs V
Organization Name: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To amplify public and private sector support for policies that improve conditions for women entrepreneurship in Nicaragua, and to strengthen the local partner as a leading business association for women entrepreneurs in the country. Project activities will promote the National Businesswomen's Agenda (NBWA) through working groups, bi-lateral meetings, and dynamic communications strategies. The center will also support efforts to design and implement new lines of business for long-term financial sustainability of its local partner. This project continues the center's efforts to promote inclusive dialogue and public policy debates.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $231,781
Project Title: Democracy and Citizen Security in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Instituto de Estudios Estrategicos y Politicas Publicas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To raise awareness of citizen security in Nicaragua by encouraging debate and generating information on security and violence. Data will be collected and analysis produced on issues related to crime and violence in Nicaragua, with a focus on social conflicts and politically motivated violence in rural communities. Local activists will be trained to monitor conflicts and promote a culture of peace.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $39,900
Project Title: Advocating for a More Democratic National Assembly
Organization Name: Asociacion Hagamos Democracia
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: To promote citizen participation in local pro-democracy efforts in Nicaragua. The group will organize regional discussion forums to identify challenges to democracy and advocate for their solution by key decision makers. The grantee will organize a campaign to promote democratic reforms to the Electoral Law, and advocate for a more independent and democratic legislative body.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $75,000
Project Title: Contributing to Peaceful Transition to Democracy
Organization Name: Instituto de Estudios Estrategicos y Politicas Publicas
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Accountability and Governance
Description: The organization will strengthen the strategic capacity of pro-democracy actors in the country. Dialogue and alliance building among the pro-democracy actors will be facilitated. Working groups will be organized to develop policy reform proposals that will contribute to a democratic agenda. A communications campaign will counter disinformation and disseminate clear messages with the positions and actions of the pro-democracy movement. Finally, humanitarian assistance to victims of repression will be provided.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $75,500
Project Title: Promoting Access to Justice and Human Rights in Nicaragua
Organization Name: Comision Permanente de Derechos Humanos de Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To promote greater respect for human rights in Nicaragua. Legal assistance will be offered to citizens facing challenges in accessing the justice system. Human rights conditions in prisons and detention facilities will be monitored and proposals for their improvement will be presented to relevant authorities. Inter-American mechanisms will be used to monitor and report human rights violations and raise awareness about the country's international obligations to protect human rights.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $160,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Promoting Analysis about Nicaragua's Prospects for a Democratic Transition
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote strategic thinking and analysis about Nicaragua's prospects for a democratic transition among pro-democracy actors. Periodic publications assessing the current efforts to democratize Nicaragua, including the actors and dynamics that may impact a successful transition to democracy, will be produced and circulated among democratic players. Digital security training will be provided to ensure secure communications.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $77,850
Project Title: Promoting Great Cohesion Among Nicaraguan Social Movements
Organization Name: Centro de Informacion y Servicio de Asesoria en Salud
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To promote greater cohesion among civil society movements. The organization will work with youth, women, and LGBTI movements to identify areas of common interest and organize activities that will strengthen the relationships between these movements. Using social media, the organization will raise awareness about these issues and democratic values in general.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $45,000
Project Title: Informing the Nicaraguan People as They Struggle for Democratic Rights
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To promote freedom of information by providing independent news coverage of the struggle for a democratic process in Nicaragua. Using different multimedia formats, reporting will be produced on human rights violations and other forms of repression against peaceful demonstrators, and the actions of the democratic players towards a peaceful solution in the country. Additionally, in-depth reporting and analysis will be conducted on the actions and proposals of the democratic players to advance a democratic process.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $45,000
Project Title: Strengthening Democratic Values and Building the Capacity of Nicaraguan Youth
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To strengthen democratic values and build a culture of dialogue and conflict resolution among Nicaraguan youth. The project will organize informational and awareness raising sessions for youth and carry out capacity-building sessions on negotiation strategies, transitional justice, and democratic institutions. A communications campaign on the importance of civic participation and democratic values will be organized.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $160,000
Note: This is the total grant amount and includes a supplement that was approved separately.
Project Title: Strengthening Access to Information in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To provide access to objective information in Nicaragua. To maintain the public informed, weekly informational pieces on recent citizen protests will be produced. In addition, a compilation of these pieces will be published in a book and distributed to a relevant audience. Finally, citizens will be asked to author pieces to voice their opinions and share their concerns on the state of democracy in Nicaragua.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $17,493
Project Title: Strengthening Pro-Democracy Players to Advocate for a Democratic Transition
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To strengthen the capacity of pro-democracy players to advocate more effectively for a democratic transition. The project will carry out forums to greater promote inclusion and representation of grassroots activists and meetings to strengthen coordination and dialogue amongst different pro-democracy groups. A campaign to inform the international community of the political situation in Nicaragua will take place.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $73,000
Project Title: Strengthening the Leadership and Political Capacity of Nicaraguan Youth
Organization Name: Fundacion Arias para la Paz y el Progreso Humano
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To strengthen the leadership and political capacity of Nicaraguan youth. The Costa Rica-based organization will offer a workshop to Nicaraguan youth to help them develop strategic plans for their respective youth organizations. The organization will also offer a series of training courses to strengthen youth knowledge of political dynamics and to build their political capacity.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $40,000
Project Title: Promoting Independent Journalism and Freedom of Expression in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To promote greater freedom of information in Nicaragua through the practice of independent, investigative journalism. The project will carry out investigative journalism and provide credible, independent news coverage on Nicaraguan political, economic, and social issues. Using social media and other methods, it will disseminate the content to the Nicaraguan people free of government censorship.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $75,000
Project Title: Providing Nicaraguans with Access to Independent Information
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Freedom of Information
Description: To promote freedom of information by providing independent news coverage of the struggle for a democratic process in Nicaragua. Using different multimedia formats, reporting will be produced on human rights violations and other forms of repression against peaceful demonstrators and the actions of the democratic players towards a peaceful solution in the country. Additionally, in-depth reporting and analysis will be conducted on the actions and proposals of the democratic players to advance a democratic process.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $90,000
Project Title: Raising Awareness on the Situation of Political Prisoners in Nicaragua
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Nicaragua
Project Focus: Human Rights
Description: To raise domestic and international awareness about the situation of political prisoners in Nicaragua. An awareness campaign focused on elevating the profile of political prisoners will be developed and carried out. To raise international attention, a dossier of emblematic cases will be developed and an advocacy trip to relevant rights bodies will be organized.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $50,000
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