News from the Region

Presidential Grants to SONGOs to be cut?

The Federal Budget Bill for 2018 to propose a reduction in State support for SONGOs   12.10.2017   The Russian Federation’s Parliamentary Committee for the Development of Civil Society and Public and Religious Associations, together with the CEO of the…

“Silver age” contest

04.10.2017 The contest is aimed at supporting the NGO projects developing educational programs for the elderly people in 30 regions of Russia. The contest is conducted by Raiffeisen Bank in cooperation with “Good stories” charitable foundation since 2013. The contest’s…

Dobro Mail.ru welcomes regional charities as partners

Dobro Mail.Ru online charitable venue welcomes regional charities for cooperation 02.10.2017 Since 1 October, Dobro Mail.Ru has been accepting submissions from charities looking to cooperate with it. Partner charities may collect donations without commission on the Dobro Mail.Ru website and…

NGOs again submit most bids for Presidential Grants

NGOs again submitted the biggest number of applications for presidential grants 02.10.2017 The Presidential Grants for Civil Society Development Foundation has now closed applications for its second grants contest in 2017, which will distribute funding to NGOs. According to the…

Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize

28.09.2017 Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize for developing philanthropy for progressive social change in emerging market countries The Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize of £5,000 is for an individual who has demonstrated remarkable leadership, creativity and results in developing philanthropy for progressive social change…

Complaints about food in Russian children’s institutions

Commissioner for Children’s Rights receives dozens of complaints about nutrition in children’s institutions 26.09.2017   The children’s Ombudswoman has reported receiving complaints on the quality and availability of nutrition in children’s institutions.   Since the start of the academic year,…