Grantee Profile

Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre

Grants to Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre

  • $350,000

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    ABUJA, NIGERIA — The purpose of this grant is to establish a collaborative approach to a technology- driven, election management platform for Nigerian civil society organizations in order to promote more transparent and credible elections. Activities will include designing technological tools to facilitate and standardize the monitoring of elections in the country; testing the platform by deploying technology and observers in one state’s gubernatorial elections; refining the platform and deploying it in the 2015 general elections; and the publishing a report.

  • $50,000

    2009 (Inactive Grant)


    ABUJA, NIGERIA — To support research on global citizenship.

  • $50,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)


    ABUJA, NIGERIA — To strengthen the Olusegun Obasanjo Research Library (over 18 months).

  • $50,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)


    ABUJA, NIGERIA — In support of the purchase of books and materials for the Olusegun Obasanjo Research Library.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre $500,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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