Grantee Profile

Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre

Grants to Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    ABUJA, NIGERIA — The purpose of this grant is aimed at increasing public confidence in the electoral administration process and strengthening participatory and inclusive election administration in Nigeria. This will be achieved through (a) expert technical assistance and advice through regular brainstorming meetings of a technical advisory group; (b) supporting the recruitment and work of two mid-level consultants who will give expert technical services to INEC on specific aspects of election administration; (c) increased dialogue between civic groups and INEC in support of an effective electoral administration system; and (d) civic education, advocacy, and awareness activities.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    ABUJA, NIGERIA — In support of consolidating the gains of the 2011 general elections in Nigeria through its efforts to increase confidence in the electoral administration process and to strengthen participation and inclusiveness in the administration of elections.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    ABUJA, NIGERIA — To improve the administration and credibility of elections in Nigeria.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre $1,500,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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