Grantee Profile

Community Life Project

Grants to Community Life Project

  • $350,000

    2017 (Duration 3 years)

    On Nigeria

    APAPA, NIGERIA — Founded in 1992, Community Life Project (CLP) is one of Nigeria’s leading civil society organizations committed to promoting participatory grassroots development, community empowerment, and popular participation in governance in Nigeria. It has 25 years of experience working with communities on participatory budgeting and local governance. Through its ReclaimNaija Platform, it brings together various networks to promote citizen participation in electoral transparency and democratic accountability in Kaduna State and across the country. In this project, CLP is leveraging its community mobilization, governance, and accountability experience to track Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) spending in roughly 60 schools in Kaduna state. The project contributes to On Nigeria’s goal of reducing corruption by building an atmosphere of accountability, transparency and good governance.

  • $250,000

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    APAPA, NIGERIA — The purpose of this grant is to stimulate the active participation of grassroots people and organizations in mandate protection and electoral transparency. The recommended grant will support the following activities: (a) producing materials and conduct training on civic education; (b) training leaders of grassroots organizations; (c) deploying election observers; and (d) providing support staff to the Independent National Electoral Commission.

  • $150,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    APAPA, NIGERIA — To increase access to comprehensive reproductive and sexual health for out-of-school youth in Lagos State, Nigeria (over two years).

  • $200,000

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    APAPA, NIGERIA — For activities to increase access to reproductive and sexual health services for out-of-school youth in Lagos State (over three years).

  • $225,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    APAPA, NIGERIA — To engage community organizations, parents, and local institutions in a partnership for reproductive health and education (over three years).

  • $195,000

    1996 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    APAPA, NIGERIA — To support sexuality and reproductive health education programs for community organizations, institutions, and adolescents, using a model of community partnership (over three years).

  • $150,000

    1993 (Inactive Grant)


    APAPA, NIGERIA — To support an AIDS education and counseling program (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Community Life Project $1,520,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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