Full List of Grantees

Access Now Grants strives to provide transparent information about its grantees. In some cases we are not able to share information about a grant because this information poses a security risk to the grantee. Please note that some of our grantees have operations and/or legal entities in more than one country, and the countries listed on this page represent the primary location of the grantee’s activities that are supported by Access Now’s funding. Explore our list of grantees by year: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.

2020

GRANTEE NAME COUNTRY AMOUNT (USD)
Digital Reach Thailand $15,000
Zaina Foundation Tanzania $10,000
Data Privacy Brazil Brazil $10,000
Social Media Exchange Lebanon $60,000
7amleh Palestine $84,000
KRYSS Network Malaysia $31,661
i freedom Uganda – Network Uganda $7,487
Acoso Online Chile $22,000
Vita Activa USA $9,675
Haki na Sheria Kenya $23,981
Zaina Foundation Tanzania $24,000
Dig/Sec Initiative Uganda $10,000
Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Dehli India $24,000
7amleh Palestine $9,913
Fundación InternetBolivia.org Bolivia $21,377
Sursiendo Mexico $70,012
Manushya Foundation Thailand $33,000
Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy Ethiopia $49,718
Foundation for Media Alternatives Philippines $20,000
Hiperderecho Peru $20,000
Tecnicas Rudas Mexico $35,000
Digital Security Lab Ukraine Ukraine $97,119
Digital Reach Thailand $32,828
i freedom Uganda – Network Uganda $32,000
Gisa Group Sudan $40,000

2019

GRANTEE NAME COUNTRY AMOUNT (USD)
7amleh Palestine $31,500
Acoso Online Chile $30,000
Digital Security Lab Ukraine Ukraine $12,722
Fundación Acceso Costa Rica $100,000
Majal The Netherlands $30,000
Mnemonic Syria $40,008
Sursiendo Mexico $52,637
TurkeyBlocks Turkey $10,012
Media Foundation West Africa Ghana $9,989
Social Media Exchange Lebanon $9,992
7amleh Palestine $9,972
i freedom Uganda – Network Uganda $10,000
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) Kenya $26,224
Sursiendo Mexico $31,227
Center for Advancement of Rights and Democracy Ethiopia $19,929
i freedom Uganda – Network Uganda $20,892
Digital Security Lab Ukraine Ukraine $22,993
Mawjoudin Tunisia $10,000
Foundation for Media Alternatives Philippines $20,000
Tecnicas Rudas Mexico $21,844
Hiperderecho Peru $17,000

2018

GRANTEE NAME COUNTRY AMOUNT (USD)
7amleh Palestine $11,946
A Common Future Cameroon $7,500
Acoso Online Chile $22,000
Acoso Online Chile $23,500
ASCAMTA (Asocación campesina de trabajadores de Argelia) Colombia $2,650
Association for Progressive Communications South Africa $25,000
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice USA $41,000
Cameroon Association of Media Professionals Cameroon $10,000
Cameroon Association of Media Professionals Cameroon $6,615
CodaStory USA $50,000
Coding Rights Brazil $10,000
Digital Security Lab Ukraine Ukraine $6,500
Fundación Acceso Costa Rica $77,500
Fundación Karisma Colombia $57,000
Fundacion para la difusion del Conocimiento y el desarrollo Sustentable Via Libre Argentina $9,900
i freedom Uganda – Network Uganda $15,000
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) Kenya $43,000
Media Foundation West Africa Ghana $40,621
Open Culture Foundation Taiwan $36,278
Paradigm Initiative for Information Technology Development Nigeria $28,000
Point of View India $25,000
Pollicy Uganda $2,997
Raseef22 Uganda $15,000
Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales Mexico $50,000
Rudi International Democratic Republic of Congo $17,600
Social Media Exchange Lebanon $25,138
Sursiendo Mexico $29,233
Syrian Archive Syria $51,459
TEDIC Paraguay $15,000
TurkeyBlocks Turkey $93,236

2017

7amleh Palestine $40,000
ASCAMTA (Asocación campesina de trabajadores de Argelia) Colombia $10,000
Association for Progressive Communications South Africa $17,000
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice USA $38,500
Bahrain Watch Bahrain $52,000
Bloggers Association of Kenya Kenya $7,500
Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Dehli India $42,400
Centre for Internet & Society India $10,000
CIPESA Uganda $32,000
Fundación Acceso Costa Rica $65,329
Fundación Karisma Colombia $54,600
Global Voices The Netherlands $5,045
i freedom Uganda – Network Uganda $15,600
Internet Democracy Project at Point of View India 25,000
Internet Sans Frontieres France $43,000
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) Kenya $40,000
Mawjoudin Tunisia $5,638
Media Foundation West Africa Ghana $25,000
Paradigm Initiative for Information Technology Development Nigeria $33,920
Point of View India $22,000
Rudi International Democratic Republic of Congo $31,275
Social Media Exchange Lebanon $77,500
Visualizing Impact Lebanon, Canada $30,174

2016

Association for Progressive Communications South Africa $25,000
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice USA $38,500
Bahrain Watch Bahrain $25,000
Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Dehli India $40,000
CIPESA Uganda $20,000
CSI ENSI Tunisia $600
Fundación Acceso Costa Rica $53,440
Fundación Karisma Colombia $44,000
i freedom Uganda – Network Uganda $10,000
Internet Democracy Project at Point of View India $10,000
Internet Sans Frontieres France $21,000
Intervozes Brazil $10,000
IraQueer Iraq $5,900
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) Kenya $28,595
Keyboard Frontline Hong Kong, China $11,828
Paradigm Initiative for Information Technology Development Nigeria $44,000
Point of View India $10,000
Proud Lebanon Lebanon $5,000
Social Media Exchange Lebanon $50,620
TEDIC Paraguay $10,000
Social Media Exchange Lebanon $50,000
University of Hong Kong Journalism & Media Studies Ctr. Hong Kong, China $23,000

2015

Association for Progressive Communications South Africa $10,000
Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Dehli India $9,500
Coding Rights Brazil $5,000
Fundación Acceso Costa Rica $5,000
Globe International Center Mongolia $5,000
IBIDEM Brazil $2,350