News from the Region

800 NGO reps attend Public Chamber University

More than 800 NGO representatives receive training from the Public Chamber’s University   03.07.2017   The main theme of courses run by the Public Chamber’s University during 2017 has been the successful development of social projects.   Attendees representing various…

Criteria for potential Russian foster families

The Ministry of Education and Science to draw up criteria for assessing the eligibility of potential foster families   30.06.2017   The Ministry of Education and Science is drawing up criteria to assess the preparedness of couples to act as…

Internet volunteering by disabled people

Distance volunteering: Disabled people can help one another   26.06.2017   The Russian Union of Volunteers (RUV) wants to develop online volunteering which they have submitted as a proposal to Olga Golodets, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister.   According to Gallup…

New system for assessing Presidential Grants projects

The Presidential Grants Foundation introduces a new system for evaluating NGO projects   22.06.2017   This new evaluation system includes monitoring NGO accounts and expenses, as well as qualitative assessments of project content.   The Presidential Grants Foundation will scrutinise…