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Institutional Development

Ukrainian Philanthropists Forum

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $80,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2013–December 31, 2014
  • Location Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Geographic Focus Ukraine

About this grant

The program goal is to strengthen organized philanthropy in Ukraine. To this end, the Ukrainian Philanthropists Forum will strengthen its role as a platform for discussion and interaction among philanthropic organizations in Ukraine, develop its capacity for advocacy and policy development work, and increase professionalism in the philanthropic field. In addition, the grantee will participate actively in relevant international philanthropy development initiatives, including the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support network. In 2011-2012, the grantee increased its membership, organized two international conferences on philanthropy, coordinated civil society efforts to improve the legal environment for philanthropy in Ukraine, and carried out a series of events to promote individual and corporate volunteering. Formally registered in 2005, the Ukrainian Philanthropists Forum is an association of 26 local and international donors promoting responsible and effective philanthropy in Ukraine.