- Program Civil Society
- Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
- Grant Amount $200,000
- Grant Period January 1, 2015–December 31, 2016
- Location Washington, DC, United States
- Geographic Focus World
About this grant
Established in 1993, CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation is an international alliance working to strengthen citizen action and civil society throughout the world, especially in areas where participatory democracy and citizens’ freedom of association are challenged. It works with members in over 145 countries to strengthen civil society. This grant renewal will continue to provide general purpose support to create opportunities for collaborative knowledge generation and collective reflection among members; build partnerships with global leaders in technology to bring the latest tools to help members connect, interact, and engage in global dialogue; and participate in notable international fora to advance the interests of civil society in global discourse and to effect change in areas of pressing global concern like climate change, financial reform, and sustainable development.