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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Social Development:
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Geographic scope: International
    Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 2009
    Organizational structure: Access Now is a non-profit public benefit corporation recognized in the United States as a charitable and educational 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. The organization is led by a Board of Directors. The organization is then managed by an Executive Director who oversees team members across programmatic arms, with each arm being led by a Director. Additionally, the Director of Operations works in support of the Executive Director and with the Directors of each arm to implement programs.
    Number and type of members: Access Now does not have a formal membership structure, nor does it charge fees for membership. Access Now works closely with other organizations on a number of projects and maintains an email list of people who support digital rights issues, follow the activities of the organization, and participate in advocacy activities. 
    Affiliation with NGO networks: European Digital Rights Initiative (EDRi), Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Red LatAm (Latin American digital rights coalition)
    Funding structure:
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
  • Grants from Governments
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