Independence and financing of the project
Independence. Anticorruption barometer is an independent project devised by a non-profit association Lexperanto, z.s. in cooperation with students of political sciences at the University of Economics in Prague. Creation, development and design of the contents of the project is a result of a voluntary activity. English translation of the basic version of the project and its IT realisation was partly financed from the Small Grants Program of the U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic in the amount of USD 3 000.
Financing. The only means of financing of running of the Anticorruption Barometer –including research of anticorruption legislation proposal, media articles research, their analysis, translations into English, maintenance of the underlying IT systém etc. – is the fee charged for the use of copyright to the extended version of the Anticorruption Barometer which serve salso for the financing of further research in the area of corruption and its prevention. This manner of financing without dependency on different subsidies provided by public or private entities ensures full independence and credibility of the Anticorruption Barometer project.