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Local Philanthropy Social Franchise

Dobrota Foundation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2006–December 31, 2008
  • Location Donetsk, Ukraine
  • Geographic Focus Ukraine

About this grant

This grant will support efforts of the Local Philanthropy Social Franchise program, a project of the Dobrota Foundation, to thoroughly study various community philanthropy models and approaches in Central/Eastern Europe and Russia and make internal improvements based on this learning. Activties include documenting its structure, policies, processes and procedures, obtaining International Standards Organization quality certification and replicating this model to at least two post-Soviet communities with accompanying training, mentoring and adaptation.The mission of the Dobrota Foundation is to fight poverty through the revival of public charity and the development of social partnerships in the Eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.