As part of the grants competition announced by the Training Center on February 18, 2019, 47 NGOs funded at the decision of the Competition Committee, started the implementation of projects for the following directions:
23 grant project proposals submitted by NGOs were funded at the first direction for Parliamentary By-elections of Georgia, Sakrebulo By-elections and Extraordinary Mayoral Elections May 19, 2019. The awareness-raising will involve informing voters about the importance of citizen participation in governance of the country through elections, as well as legislative mechanisms for exercising electoral rights.
Grant projects will be implemented in Mtatsminda, Marneuli, Zestaponi, Chiatura, Zugdidi, Khulo, Sagarejo, Akhmeta, Adigeni, Tkibuli, Tskaltubo and Ozurgeti election districts, from April 15 to May 15, 2019.
Grant project proposals submitted by 24 NGOs funded under the second direction envisage the initiative oriented at informing young voters about the importance of democratic elections and voter participation in the governance of the country through elections, the rule of state setup and the formation of elective bodies, the principle of accountability between the electorate and elected bodies, promotion of elections and other matters aimed at raising civic responsibility.
Funded grant projects will be implemented throughout the country (Tbilisi, Kakheti, Kvemo Kartli, Shida Kartli, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Samegrelo and Zemo Svaneti, Guria and Adjara) during April 15 to June 15, 2019.
See the schedule of activities (available in Georgian).