Grantee Profile

Fundacion para la Justicia

Grants to Fundacion para la Justicia

  • $170,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years)


    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To support access to justice and truth for migrant victims of crime and human rights violations (over two years).

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)


    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Fundación para la Justicia y el Estado Democrático de Derecho (“Foundation for Justice”) will create a regional network with organizations in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras to improve transit migrants’ access to justice. The network will engage government authorities and civil society advocates to facilitate reporting of crimes and human rights abuses, regardless of the victim´s nationality or location at the time of the violation. The grant will strengthen civil society’s capability to monitor the prevention of migrants’ rights violations in Mexico through the creation of the first comprehensive transnational archive of rights violations and crimes against migrants, and will support litigation on two high-profile cases in northern Mexico: the 2010 massacre of 72 migrants in Tamaulipas, and the 2011 discovery of mass graves.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Fundacion para la Justicia $395,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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