Distributed presidential grants for NGOs

Sergei Kiriyenko

The published results of the first in the 2017 competition of grants of the President of Russia on development of civil society.

Monday, July 31, at meeting of coordination Committee for conducting tenders for granting of presidential grants addressed the issue of the formation of the final list of winners. Suggestions on the list have formed the joint expert Council of 20 July, on the outcome of the 460 independent experts.

Just submitted for the competition more than 6.6 thousands of requests granted 970 applications of NGOs from different regions of Russia. Applications were distributed in 12 of the grant areas.

Earlier, the Chairman of the coordinating Committee for holding the competitions for grants, the first Deputy head of the presidential administration Sergei Kiriyenko promised that non-profit organizations that are unable to qualify to receive the presidential grant, will help you understand your mistakes. According to him, members of the presidential grants and the United expert Council is mandated to work with all NGOs that are unable to win.

Kiriyenko also noted that over 80 percent of the applications for presidential grants, has received the highest rating from the experts, came from regional NGOs.

Start the examination of projects, the total amount of the requested funds which exceeded 31 billion rubles, was given in early June.

Competitions for grants held since 2006. From 2017 was established by a single operator — the presidential grants.