08 February 2023, 10:02
Opportunities for Cities, Communities, and Non-Governmental Organizations

The Transparent Cities program (Transparency International Ukraine) continues working to strengthen the capacity of Ukrainian cities to respond to the challenges caused by the war.

We have collected relevant opportunities for cities, non-governmental organizations, and activists to join and implement successful projects in the areas of economic development, transparency, and reconstruction at the local level.

Opportunities for cities and communities

  1. Digitalization of Ukrainian communities. SocialBoost and the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine invite community representatives to participate in the new Hromada 4.0 program, created with the support of the U-LEAD with Europe Program, which will help formulate and implement digital transformation projects. You can apply for participation until February 20, 2023. Read more: https://bit.ly/40tKZtM
  2. Grant program from the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation. The UCF accepts applications for the “Cultural Heritage” grant program, which aims to research, preserve, restore, protect, and popularize Ukrainian cultural heritage. Read more: https://bit.ly/3lahugo
  3. Grant to rebuild schools that were destroyed as a result of the full-scale invasion of russia. Public Organization EdCamp Ukraine will provide UAH 700,000 for the repair and implementation of new educational strategies for two Ukrainian schools that will be selected on a competitive basis as part of the project Change in 7 Months. Applications are accepted until February 12 inclusive. Read more: https://bit.ly/3l8lKwW
  4. The mini-grant competition within the Re:silence. Re:covery. Re:construction project. The NGO Institute for Analysis and Advocacy in cooperation with Transparency International Ukraine, with the financial support of the European Union, will provide five mini-grants of up to EUR 3,000 to increase the resilience of Ukrainian society to russian aggression. Applications are accepted until February 12. Read more: https://bit.ly/3I0qm1e
  5. Grants for green energy projects. NGOs EcoClub and Ecodia are announcing a grant competition to support local governments in implementing solutions that will lead to sustainable energy in the community. The possible amount of funding is up to EUR 10,000. Read more: https://bit.ly/3Y8s0TV
  6. Business accelerator to strengthen Ukraine's economy. Ukrainian civil society organizations Impact Force and SILab Ukraine, with the support of the Ministry of Digital Transformation, are launching the Impact Business accelerator for Ukrainian entrepreneurs who want to contribute to the recovery of the most affected sectors of Ukraine's economy. The two companies with the best results will have the opportunity to attract financial support of up to EUR 20,000 per team. Applications are accepted until February 17, 2023. Read more: https://bit.ly/3JJ86dT
  7. Training “Features of the development and implementation of humanitarian projects in communities.” The “MHP Gromadi” charitable foundation, within the framework of the initiative “Implementation of Humanitarian Projects in Communities (Theory and Practice),” invites you to take part in training events aimed at attracting funding for humanitarian needs for communities. The training will be held from February 20 to March 10, 2023. More information: https://bit.ly/3HWWm6j

Opportunities for NGOs

  1. Sub-grant competition in the field of public interest protection through the judicial system. The NGO “Platform Public Control” announces the second sub-grant competition in the field of protection of the public interest through the judicial system. The amount of the grant is EUR 9,000. The project provides for mandatory co-financing in the amount of 10%. Applications are accepted until February 17 inclusive. More information: https://bit.ly/40qkeXf
  2. Vacancy from Transparency International Ukraine. A competition has been opened for regional representatives to monitor and implement reconstruction projects. Applications are accepted until February 14, 2023. More details: https://bit.ly/40CxEze
  3. Competition for teenagers and youth organizations. The USAID HOVERLA Project is looking for organizations to implement grant projects aimed at engaging young people in local government. The competition aims to promote youth engagement through youth councils and citizen participation in local decision-making. You can apply for participation until February 20, 2023. More information: https://bit.ly/3wVLgrZ
  4. Competition for advocacy grants. Emergency Support to Ukraine, a regional project implemented by ERIM and funded by the European Union, provides grants to civil society representatives, independent media, social enterprises, and cultural organizations to support advocacy initiatives and media campaigns. Applications are accepted until February 28, 2023. More information: https://bit.ly/3X8pHPF

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