Grantee Profile

Due Process of Law Foundation

Grants to Due Process of Law Foundation

  • $7,000

    2017 (Duration 1 month)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Due Process of Law Foundation is an organization that works to advance the Rule of Law in Latin America through the use of analysis and policy recommendations and collaboration with local organizations. The award supports two public events to raise the profile of Mexico’s transition to an independent National Prosecutor’s Office among policymakers and participants to meetings convened by the Inter American System of Human Rights.

  • $160,000

    2017 (Duration 2 years)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Founded in 1996 in Washington, DC, Due Process of Law Foundation collaborates with local organizations throughout Latin America to improve justice systems in the region. Its expertise in international human rights law is instrumental to promoting better standards in justice institutions. This project contributes to efforts in Mexico to create an independent and effective National Prosecutor’s Office through sharing international experience for a participatory and transparent process to select its head and establish accountability standards for prosecutors, directors, and senior staff.

  • $225,000

    2015 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Due Process of Law Foundation conducts research, outreach, and advocacy and develops alliances with local organizations for strengthening the rule of law and human rights protections in Latin America. This award contributes to improving investigative due process in the implementation of Mexico's accusatory justice system through policy recommendations and the dissemination of lessons learned by other countries in the region.

  • $300,000

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF) strengthens the rule of law and promotes respect for human rights in Latin America through strategic alliances, research, outreach, and advocacy. It will work with Mexican partner organizations to provide training and technical assistance on litigation to government officials responsible for the implementation of the country’s criminal justice reform and to civil society organizations. The project will improve the justice system’s protection of human rights, particularly the system’s treatment of indigenous peoples.

  • $33,150

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To strengthen the contributions of civil society to Mexico's criminal justice reform.

  • $80,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To support the protection of indigenous rights in the implementation of the new criminal justice system in Mexico.

  • $180,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of improving human rights in the state of Guerrero, Mexico (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Due Process of Law Foundation $985,150 between 1978 and 2017.