Project name Year Program name Grant ammount
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
Cooperation for the assurance of early and preschool education

Cooperation for the assurance of early and preschool education

  • Grant recipient:  Saunje
  • Grant ammount:  19 360
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

Project goal is to study and dissect the existing particular practice as to better early and preschool education policy in Poti and Zugdidi Municipalities. 

 

 

2017 Local Democracy Development 19 360 USD
City Making Elements - Case Study Tbilisi Courtyards

City Making Elements - Case Study Tbilisi Courtyards

  • Grant recipient:  Group Urban Experiments
  • Grant ammount:  7000
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

Project goal is to conduct an international  seminar in order to study and dissect archetypes of Tbilisi traditional courtyards and elaborate strategy on how to evolve them.

 

 

2017 Local Democracy Development 7000 USD
Droa.ge- the platform for the reform

Droa.ge- the platform for the reform

  • Grant recipient:  platform for the reform Georgian Media Club
  • Grant ammount:  34 195
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

Project goal is to create a vibrant online-platform on the basis of the existing website www.droa.ge via which to promote coverage of themes re reform in LG. 

 

 

2017 Local Democracy Development 34 195 USD
Advocating the Creation of Modern Security System

Advocating the Creation of Modern Security System

  • Grant recipient:  Transparency International – Georgia
  • Grant ammount:  48 650.00
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

The project goal is to advocate the creation of such security system that will ensure the formation of accountable, human rights-oriented and balanced modern security structure to carry out its activities within the internationally established control and oversight standards.    

2017 Human rights and good governance 48 650.00 USD
Translation of the book - How rich counties got rich and why poor countries stay poor by Erik S.Reinert

Translation of the book - How rich counties got rich and why poor countries stay poor by Erik S.Reinert

  • Grant recipient:  Center for Social Studies
  • Grant ammount:  3000
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2017

Project goal is to translate the book "How rich counties got rich and why poor countries stay poor" by Erik S.Reinert.

 

 

2017 Local Democracy Development 3000 USD
iFact for Investigative Journalism Development

iFact for Investigative Journalism Development

  • Grant recipient:  Team of Invastigative Journalists iFact
  • Grant ammount:  21 870
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2016

The project goal is to prepare investigative reports on healthcare and other important issues, as well as to continue work on the Panama Papers; to post on its website infographics on important data once a week and facts twice a week; to inform Georgian journalists about the prepared materials and ensure their access to them. 

2016 Media support 21 870 USD
Polygon Ajara

Polygon Ajara

  • Grant recipient:  Investigative Studio REC
  • Grant ammount:  24 730
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2016

The project goal is to prepare, together with a team of Georgian Regional Broadcasters Association, investigative reports and films for a weekly program Polygon dedicated to the problems persisting in Adjara. 

2016 Media support 24 730 USD
Idham’s Education: Documentary Film Project

Idham’s Education: Documentary Film Project

  • Grant recipient:  Giorgi Lomsadze
  • Grant ammount:  20 000
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2016

Project aims at shooting documentary about the Iraqi student and his compatriots. The film will explore human-interest topics such as living in migration; home-sickness and the desire to succeed in a new place; a personal struggle to be seen as an individual rather than a part of group.  

2016 Media support 20 000 USD
Community Radio – uncontested source of Information for Iormuganlo Community

Community Radio – uncontested source of Information for Iormuganlo Community

  • Grant recipient:  Community development Union Metsenati
  • Grant ammount:  14 019
  • Currency:  USD
  • Year:  2016

Project aims at launching  community radio for the Azerbaijani ethnic minority in Iormuganlo (Sagarejo Municipality) to raise awareness about ongoing events in the country and to ensure participation and integration in public life. 

2016 Media support 14 019 USD