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Digital Protection Program

Fundacion Acceso

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2023–December 31, 2024
  • Location San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Geographic Focus Central America, Mexico

About this grant

The project goal is to strengthen the digital protection of civil society actors, organizations, collectives and groups that promote and defend human and digital rights in Central America and Mexico. To this end, Fundacion Acceso will research and monitor the state of digital protection of the above groups and individuals; provide technical assistance and training; promote the development of innovative practices; and support networking in local, regional, national and global digital rights spaces. Fundacion Acceso was created in 1992 with the aim of building the capacity of Central American civil society organizations, with a specific focus on using modern communications technology. Its current mission is to contribute to mitigating the violation of rights related to the physical, technological and psychosocial security of populations in situations of vulnerability and/or risk in Central America and Mexico.