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- BY Nicole Pelette
ISAR Unity invites civil society organizations to participate in a new grant competition, which aims to strengthen the financial viability of public and charitable organizations through the promotion of innovation in attracting local funds.
The competition is part of the Ukrainian Civil Society Sectoral Support Initiative, implemented by ISAR Unity in partnership with the Ukrainian Independent Center for Political Studies (UCIPR) and the Center for Democracy and the Rule of Law (CEDEM) with the sincere support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development.
The overall goal of the Initiative is to increase the self-reliance of the public sector Ukraine by improving the environment of civic activity society and strengthening the institutional capacity of civil society organizations society (CSO).
During 2019-2024, the Initiative aims to achieve three main goals:
Lot 1. Grants for development, adaptation, and piloting of models and fundraising tools: Project proposals may include the design and piloting of innovative models and tools to attract local resources, the adaptation of foreign experience, work on the development and dissemination of existing models and tools in Ukraine. For example, these models and tools can be:
Lot 2. Grants for strengthening the ecosystem and promoting a culture of attracting local resources among Ukrainian CSOs: The lot envisages improving the conditions and environment for attracting local resources, as well as promoting a culture of attracting local resources among Ukrainian CSOs. Organizations are expected to create manuals and other methodological products, conduct research, strengthen the capacity of CSOs to attract local resources, and disseminate information about the benefits of local resource mobilization and promote existing tools and models for resource mobilization. For example, activities under this lot may include:
Applications prepared in accordance with the requirements of this competition are accepted for participation in the competition “Invitations” from experienced and capable organizations that are responsible for the following criteria: