NEA: Most grants distributed to NGOs close to ruling parties
The largest portion of central budget grants overseen by Nemzeti Együttműködési Alap (NEA) are being distributed among NGOs closely related to the ruling Fidesz and KDNP parties, and are often used in the financing of entire family businesses, an analysis prepared by abcug.hu reveals.
The findings regarding 2012 are based on data available on NEA’s website. A full list of the 2013 and 2014 winners of state grants had also been obtained by abcug.hu. The application for a grant by the one NGO from the list of top winners of the past years who has ever openly criticised the government, was put on hold in 2014.
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