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General Purposes

Institute for Public Environment Development

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $120,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2014–June 30, 2016
  • Location Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Geographic Focus Bulgaria

About this grant

The program goal is to strengthen active civic participation in public policy development and implementation in Bulgaria. To this end, the Institute for Public Environment Development will monitor government policies and practices and advocate for greater transparency and accountability, produce credible data and analyses on the implementation of key government policies and programs, and promote transparency and ethical standards during elections. In addition, the grantee will strengthen its own institutional capacity and financial sustainability. The grantee was established in 2003 with the mission to promote civic participation and democratic accountability in public institutions in Bulgaria. The grantee is based in Sofia, Bulgaria.