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General Purposes


  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2007–December 31, 2008
  • Location Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Geographic Focus Ukraine

About this grant

Ednannia is a key indigenous grantmaker in Ukraine, having distributed more than 1,000 grants totaling close to $1.7 million for projects initiated by local grassroots groups throughout Ukraine. It also provides valuable consulting, training, information resources and networking opportunities to grassroots Ukrainian civic organizations. Initially focused on the environment, Ednannia currently supports local community initiatives addressing a wide range of issues, including health, social care, youth, education, agriculture, economic opportunity and others.This grant will enable Ednannia to continue providing small grants and capacity-building training and assistance to grassroots groups. It also will help build its own capacity to raise funds from domestic sources, as well as to stimulate local philanthropy by requiring local match funding by its grantees.