|Grant Number||RO_X 2009_186|
|Organization||Romanian Academic Society (SAR)|
|Project Name||Building a Sustainable Anticorruption Constituency in Romania: “Clean Romania”|
|Amount Awarded||USD 120,000.00|
|Grant Period||September 01, 2010 - April 30, 2012|
Goal: to continue the activity dedicated to enhancing transparency and public accountability by: 1) enlarging the initial Coalition for a Clean Government into the self-sustainable ‘Coalition for Clean Romania’; 2) creating a wider participatory model by including business representatives and regular citizens among others; 3) maintaining essential activities of watchdog and monitoring. Activities: 1. Ensure communication with large categories of the public in order to attract wide-reaching individual participation, valuable investigative contributors, as well as funding; 2. Stimulate and support a national network of active contributors of individual corruption complaints and investigations and publish their information on a high-traffic web portal; 3. Organize a high-publicity Award Gala, where to institute national awards for anti-corruption actions and integrity; 4. Develop and expand a high-traffic online portal where the public can actively discuss and report individual cases; 5. Transmit the information received in such a manner to NAD and NIA; 6. Trace and monitor the evolution of corruption investigations and anti-corruption files and present them on the online portal; 7. Support and publish monitoring reports and analysis of corrupt practices from expert contributors around the country; 8. Develop the coalition on the basis of corporate membership; 9. Develop partnerships with business sector for specific transparency actions to decrease the vulnerabilities to corruption in the usage of public funds.