Grants are the hit of the day – following Uzogh’s post about blogging grants, Kornelij Glas suggests to evaluate the role of NGOs in Armenia in terms of building the society. While the discussion following Kornelij‘s post concentrates on the efficiency of NGOs (Uzogh, Narjan), Bekaisa posts on proportions of grants provided in Armenia and states that the Government of Armenia is by far the largest grant recipient in the country.
Uzogh has asked an interesting question (followed by lively discussion) about how much does it cost to build a blog, pointing out, that organizations like Center for Regional Developmen /Transparency International Armenia and Internews Armenia have received grants which include a blogging component. The question is especially important, because most of the bloggers (including myself before working with Internews), do so with no expectations to be compensated, and an ethical question arises as to how acceptable it is to spend money on building a blog. The grant information about the mentioned blogs, taken from Uzogh’s post can be found here: Continue reading “How much does it cost to build a blog?”