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Amount Category Yearsort icon Awarded by
Impress Project

to assist the Independent Monitor for the Press to establish a Leveson-compliant press regulator that protects free speech.

£5,000 Issues 2014 JRRT
English PEN

over one year for a campaign to ensure that the provisions of the Defamation Act 2013 are fully implemented by the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Scottish Executive

£23,969 Democracy 2014 JRSST
Britdoc Foundation

over 9 months to build a political campaign around the release of a forthcoming film

£49,990 Liberty 2014 JRRT
Open Rights Group

over 15 months to campaign to make the 'surveillance state' an electorial issue in the 2015 General Election and fund the costs of providing the secretariat to the Don't Spy on Us coalition

£72,800 Liberty 2014 JRRT
Unlock Democracy

with Spinwatch, over 2 years, for a 'Transparency Portal' to assist with campaigning for lobbying transparency and party funding reform in the run up to and after the 2015 General Election

£42,000 Democracy 2014 JRRT
David Boyle

to assist him to secure policy commitments during 2014 for an effective local banking infrastructure

£4,900 Raw Politics 2014 JRRT

over one year to continue their campaign to ensure that every flow of data into, within and out of the NHS is consensual, safe and transparent, with particular reference to the implementation of the scheme

£58,928 Liberty 2014 JRRT
Quilliam Foundation

over 9 months to campaign for the removal of counter terror/extremism measures that do not respect civil liberties

£24,810 Liberty 2014 JRRT
Labour Campaign for Human Rights

to build a coalition within the Labour movement behind the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act

£5,000 Democracy 2014 JRRT

to survey and compare university policies that have a negative impact on free speech and free thought.

£4,900 Liberty 2014 JRRT
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