Kiriyenko: innovations in the competition of presidential grants to NGOs has had a good effect
First Deputy head of the presidential administration noted that the organizers of the competition of presidential grants wanted to make it “more accessible to NGOs and primarily for NGOs from the regions.”
MOSCOW, July 31. /TASS/. Innovations introduced in 2017 when carrying out competition on receiving presidential grants to noncommercial organizations (NCOs) have produced good results. This was stated on Monday the first Deputy head of presidential administration of the Russian Federation Sergey Kiriyenko at a meeting of the coordination Committee for conducting tenders for granting the presidential grants for the development of civil society, which summarizes the results of the first in the 2017 contest.
“We are not vain spent time and effort on this work,” the official said. He recalled that the main task of the organizers is to make the competition of presidential grants “more accessible to NGOs and primarily for NGOs from the regions.”
Of course, final conclusions can be done when the projects are implemented, and we’ll see what effect and what result they give. But on stage we can definitely say that we have unprecedented activity 6 thousand 623 applications from almost all regions of the Russian Federation. It is about two times larger than before entered the contest.Sergey Kirienkova Deputy head of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation
In his opinion, it is very important that among those who got the greatest score of the absolute majority of the representatives of the regions (81.5 per cent).
“It worked and the logic we discussed and worked out — that should be given the opportunity to come and for small grants,” — said the first Deputy head of the Kremlin administration. So, judging by the number of applicants for grants in the amount of 200 thousand rubles to 500 thousand rubles, the organizers of the “correctly assessed the need of NGOs for whom it was important,” he said.
“We can say that the whole set of features that we with you have argued, is the single operator, the electronic form of filing, which has become much more simple, open and transparent system of evaluation criteria, the ability to support small projects — all this, of course, gives the result” — says Kiriyenko.