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General Purposes

Democratic Initiatives Charitable Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $60,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2003–June 30, 2005
  • Location Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Geographic Focus Ukraine

About this grant

Democratic Initiatives Charitable Foundation, a Ukrainian public policy institution, analyzes independent sociological data and ensures that it gets to the media, the wider public and policymakers.Multiyear funding will support activities that include an ongoing polling and roundtable program; election-related activities; building the policymaking community; a speaker’s bureau on cross-border cooperation and European/Euro-Atlantic integration; and publishing print and Web-based material.Accomplishments during the past two years included conducting an ongoing monthly program of public opinion polling; organizing a parliamentary elections voter education/issue awareness campaign and exit poll; building a network for think tanks on the national, regional and local levels; and establishing an exchange program with Polish journalists and analysts.