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USAID/Macedonia: Citizens Against Corruption Activity

Organisation: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Democracy and good governance
  • Investigative journalism

Funding Size: $4,000,000 to $6,000,000

Deadline: 14/10/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Eligibility for this NOFO is not restricted. All U.S. and non-U.S. private, for-profit, and nonprofit organizations, and other non-governmental organizations, are eligible to submit an application.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Macedonia
  • Application language: English

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers from qualified entities to implement the Citizens Against Corruption (CAC) Activity.

The main goal of this program will be to create a broad social movement against corruption in North Macedonia uniting the efforts of like-minded actors to demand zero tolerance of corruption. The activity’s principal intent is to increase citizen, civil society, media and private sector knowledge, engagement and collaboration in the fight against corruption.

Objectives: To reach its goal, the program will be directed through the following four objectives:

  • Improved citizen knowledge and awareness in fighting corruption and promoting good governance and accountability,
  • Civil society plays an active role in the fight against corruption,
  • Media plays an active role in revealing and addressing corruption, and;
  • Private sector is engaged in the fight against corruption.

In relation to media, specific objectives are:

  • Increased engagement of media and investigative journalism in detecting and exposing
  • Improved collaboration and joint actions by media, civil society, and activists to disclose
    corruption and demand effective institutional response

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