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Tiger Eye Social Foundation

Dzorwulu, Accra, Ghana

Tiger Eye Social Foundation was awarded $1,550,000 between 2016 and 2019, including 2 grants in On Nigeria.

$850,000

2019 • 2 years • On Nigeria

Established in 2011, Tiger Eye Social Foundation is a Ghana-based nonprofit specializing in investigative reporting on corruption in sub-Saharan Africa. A previous Foundation award to Tiger Eye is popularizing undercover investigative journalism techniques among young and mid-career Nigerian journalists and strengthening citizens' voice in the fight against corruption. With this renewal, Tiger Eye is training and mentoring young journalists, including those from marginalized communities, which helps shed light on issues affecting those communities; supporting Nigerian investigative journalists working with Tiger Eye; investigating transborder corruption cases originating from Nigeria; and establishing an independent, Africa-wide platform to publicize investigative reports that may otherwise find no place in traditional media houses. The project is part of On Nigeria's work to strengthen investigative journalism and media practices as part of curtailing corruption and promoting accountability.

$700,000

2016 • 3 years, 6 months • On Nigeria

Established in 2011, Tiger Eye Social Foundation is a Ghana-based nonprofit specializing in investigative reporting on corruption in sub-Saharan Africa. Led by international award-winning Ghanaian undercover journalists and reporters, Tiger Eye conducts daring investigations to expose entrenched practices in public sectors throughout the region and puts pressure on government to act. This award assists Tiger Eye to strengthen investigative capacity of the media in Nigeria in order to improve ongoing anti-corruption efforts. Tiger Eye is training and mentoring journalists in investigative techniques, supporting field investigations on corruption, and mobilizing pressure for corrective action within government. The project contributes to expanding the network of investigative journalists and promoting the culture of investigative work in Nigeria's media. Tiger Eye Social Foundation is coordinating with other Foundation grantees to implement the project. 

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