News from the Region

RUSAL – Grants for volunteering projects

10.04.2017 RUSAL is ready to grant up to 50 000 rubles for every project winning the grant contest. The applicants should be working with vulnerable social groups, social institutions, families with many children, and others. Application deadline: May 10 More details:…

Ukraine’s Underground AIDS-Treatment Railroad

Published in Foreign Policy magazine and re-published with the magazine’s permission 31 March 2017 For HIV-positive eastern Ukrainians, the struggle against Russian-backed separatists isn’t just about dignity — it’s about their right to stay alive BY SOPHIE PINKHAM On a rainy day…

Kirienko to head body awarding Presidential grants

Presidential grants to be distributed by a coordinating committee headed by Sergei Kirienko 29.03.2017 The Presidential Grant Foundation for the Development of Civil Society is to become a single grant operator. The distribution of Presidential grants for NGOs will be…

Civic Chamber advocates protection of NGOs’ names

Civic Chamber advocates protection of NGOs’ intellectual property 29.03.2017 Experts have flagged the existence of scammers using the names of renowned NGOs for illegal activities. Civic Chamber member Vladimir Slepak has appealed to Prosecutor General Yuriy Chayka to examine enforcement…