Project name Year Program name Grant ammount
Europe on Air-2017 project and the Munich International Conference

Europe on Air-2017 project and the Munich International Conference

  • Grant recipient:  Initiative group
  • Grant ammount:  3 770
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

In order to establish cooperation with European partners and familiarize with Western journalistic standards, five students of the School of Journalism and two media trainers will participate in Europe on Air - 2017 radio project planned in Sofia in May as well as in the international conference of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) in Munich.   

 

 

2017 Media support 3 770 USD
Strengthening Georgian-language news content of Aliq Media as a reliable media source

Strengthening Georgian-language news content of Aliq Media as a reliable media source

  • Grant recipient:  Aliq Media
  • Grant ammount:  20 090
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to strengthen Alik Media, as an unbiased and reliable media platform; to provide    Georgia’s Armenian community with Armenian-language information on the developments in the country’s social and political life, as well as Georgian-language readers – with Georgian-language information on the country’s Armenian community and recent developments in Armenia. 

2017 Media support 20 090 USD
Development of the Network of Information Centers, stage II

Development of the Network of Information Centers, stage II

  • Grant recipient:  Network of Information Centers, Ltd.
  • Grant ammount:  40 355
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to develop the Network of Information Centers through increasing the number and quality of multimedia products, such as video stories, video reportages and video blogs, and selling combined advertising packages.       

2017 Media support 40 355 USD
Initiative – For Media Freedom

Initiative – For Media Freedom

  • Grant recipient:  Initiative group – For Media Freedom
  • Grant ammount:  10 500
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

When developing the amendments to the broadcast regulatory documents, the initiative group has to advocate the approaches that are necessary for ensuring media freedom and better broadcasting.  

2017 Media support 10 500 USD
Development of independent Russian-language media in Georgia

Development of independent Russian-language media in Georgia

  • Grant recipient:  Sova News
  • Grant ammount:  4 400
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to establish active cooperation between online edition Sova News and other media outlets on exchanging information; to help it gain its foothold on Georgian media market through daily news, social videos and interviews; as well as to support Sova News in gaining leading positions on Georgian, South Caucasus and regional media markets through using new media technologies.  

2017 Media support 4 400 USD
Development of a community radio Marneuli for launching FM radio broadcasting

Development of a community radio Marneuli for launching FM radio broadcasting

  • Grant recipient:  Union of Journalists “The People’s Voice”
  • Grant ammount:  28 850
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to install an FM radio broadcast transmission tower as well as to prepare for three-language broadcast testing (in Georgian, Azerbaijani and Armenian).

2017 Media support 28 850 USD
,Samkhretis Karibche’’ – for informing the public

,Samkhretis Karibche’’ – for informing the public

  • Grant recipient:  Union “Samkhretis Karibche’’
  • Grant ammount:  25 000
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to promote the development of three platforms - newspaper, news portal and radio - of Samkhretis Karibche, one of the independent and impartial sources of information in the Samtskhe-Javakheti Region; to deliver impartial information to the public; to improve and diversify its content.  

2017 Media support 25 000 USD
For increasing the number of Liberali users and its influence

For increasing the number of Liberali users and its influence

  • Grant recipient:  Liberali Ltd.
  • Grant ammount:  46 628
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is increase the number of Liberali users; to provide in-depth articles and visual data in a form of infographics to the Liberali audience; to offer a number of topics in a “light” format – through brief videos; to use the format of interviews and quizzes in order to increase readers’ involvement; to make use of social networks, among them Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.   

2017 Media support 46 628 USD
Netgazeti.ge- a reliable source on the Internet

Netgazeti.ge- a reliable source on the Internet

  • Grant recipient:  Newspaper Batumelebi
  • Grant ammount:  46 080
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to increase access of Georgian-language Internet users to unbiased and fact-based news; to provide daily coverage of developments ongoing in Georgia and abroad; to offer in-depth articles and diverse opinions to the audience; to increase the popularity of Netgazeti content as well as non-grant revenues.  

2017 Media support 46 080 USD
Kutaisipost regional network for development-oriented media

Kutaisipost regional network for development-oriented media

  • Grant recipient:  Free Journalists Center
  • Grant ammount:  3 775
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to create a network of regional representatives of Kutaisipost in three municipalities of Imereti; as well as to implement new multimedia rubric and activities; to prepare a talk show in Kutaisipost’s TV studio and create a strong structure and concept of sales.     

2017 Media support 3 775 USD
Civil Pitch 2017

Civil Pitch 2017

  • Grant recipient:  Noosphere Foundation
  • Grant ammount:  6 399
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to hold Civil Pitch 2017 within the framework of CineDoc international documentary film festival on May 11-16 that will enable the civil society to submit documentary film ideas on human rights and other civil issues to film professionals and donors. Prize money will be awarded to the best projects and will subsequently be used for developing film projects.    

2017 Media support 6 399 USD
Mediachecker.ge for improving media standards

Mediachecker.ge for improving media standards

  • Grant recipient:  Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics
  • Grant ammount:  19 840
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to develop the only platform of media criticism in Georgia, mediachecker.ge; to reveal professional wrongdoings in online, TV and print media through monitoring; to provide information about the technology and methods of disseminating disinformation and anti-Western messages; to post qualified materials on the website that will help journalists solve their professional dilemmas.   

2017 Media support 19 840 USD
The Project on Promoting Independence and Transparency of the Constitutional Court

The Project on Promoting Independence and Transparency of the Constitutional Court

  • Grant recipient:  Institute for Development of Freedom of Information
  • Grant ammount:  32,450.00
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to initiate and support the reform of the Constitutional Court, as well as to promote transparency, efficiency and independence of the Constitutional Court’s activities.

2017 Human rights and good governance 32,450.00 USD
Institutional reform evaluation at the local Level

Institutional reform evaluation at the local Level

  • Grant recipient:  Regional Development Center
  • Grant ammount:  27 685
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

Project goal is to assess impact of institutional changes following the reform on relations between and decision-making process by mayors/governors and councils. 

 

 

2017 Local Democracy Development 27 685 USD
Education documentary - Initiative for Change

Education documentary - Initiative for Change

  • Grant recipient:  Community Development Center
  • Grant ammount:  22 910
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

Project goal is to raise community awareness of self-organization and alternative self-governing forms, and initiate discussions re public involvement and participation at local level. 

 

 

2017 Local Democracy Development 22 910 USD