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General Purposes

National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Increasing Access to Justice
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2011–December 31, 2013
  • Location Sector, Romania
  • Geographic Focus Romania

About this grant

The goal of National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux is to empower Romanian citizens and communities to exercise their rights and responsibilities. To this end, the grantee will improve its services to members and nonmenbers, strengthen its sustainability, raise the profile of citizen counseling, and advocate for improvements in government policies regarding access to information on citizens’ rights in Romania. The association was established in 2002 and currently has 37 members. In the past two years, the association provided capacity building programs to its members; strengthened its communication and fundraising strategies; and published a series of studies, including research on the transparency of decisionmaking in local public administration.