Ukraine NGO Forum membership will provide you such benefits and privileges as:

—   possibility to request for needed trainings/learning/consultations for your NGO
—   preferences in application and selection process for NGO Forum program activities
—   responsible coordination and joint advocacy efforts
—   possibility to order and being involved in specific assessments and research studies
—   analyses and advice on national legislation issues
—   free translation services of legal and financial documentation, assessments, training materials
—   participation in HR/Finance/Admin/Advocacy working groups, coordination meetings
—   information support and dissemination through Ukraine NGO Forum communications channels: web page, social media, traditional media, face-to-face communication with donors and opinion makers
—   right of voice and vote at the general coordination meetings, as well as the opportunity to be elected to serve in Ukraine NGO Forum Steering Committee
—   representation in Humanitarian Country Team, Inter-Cluster Coordination Group, Humanitarian Communications Sub-Group
—   free meeting conference facility
—   networking and new partnerships

An organization seeking membership with Ukraine NGO Forum should meet the following criteria:


Be a non-government organization (NGO), which is non-for-profit, not for proselytizing, works beyond the borders of politics, religion, culture and ethnicity, and is not aligned with any political party or paramilitary organizations inside or outside the country.

Be legally registered, or in the process of registering within territory of Ukraine (provide supporting documents).

Have an office or in-country representation.

Be committed to active and regular participation, support and exercising its vote in working groups and meetings of the Ukraine NGO Forum. Be willing to share information with members and actively participate to promote the vision, mission and mandate of the Ukraine NGO Forum.

Accurately pay membership fees on the basis prescribed, to the amount set by the Steering Committee.
The initial 6 months of membership are free of charge, after that:

INGO
per 1 year $500
per 6 months $300
NNGO
per 1 year $74
per 6 months $50

The fees are paid in UAH according to the NBU currency rate on the date of payment.


The member organization shall make available the names of its governing body, such as the steering committee or executive staff, and publicize any changes in its governing board.

Adhere to international humanitarian and human rights standards.

Accept, sign and adhere to the Ukraine NGO Forum Core Values.
Core Values.

Intergovernmental organizations, businesses, NGOs without a full-time presence in Ukraine, or for-profit NGOs cannot become a member of Ukraine NGO Forum, but can, on a case-by-case basis, participate in the events organized by Ukraine NGO Forum.

How can organization apply for ukraine NGO Forum membership?

    1. Fill in and submit online application form.
    2. Provide signed Ukraine NGO Forum Core Values as well as
      the application letter to olytvynenko@ngoforum.org.ua
      together with additional necessary documents:
      —  Legal registration: A copy of the I/NGO’s legal registration in Ukraine or evidence that registration is in process
      —  Governance documentation: A copy of the I/NGO’s written constitution/statue that clearly defines the N/INGO’s mission, objectives and organizational structure, including board and executive
      —  Financial statement (annual audit or tax report) to show viability of the entity
      —  Annual organizational report/description of activities

    3. Get follow up from Ukraine NGO Forum Team
    4. Be approved by Ukraine NGO Forum members through a majority vote at a regular Ukraine NGO Forum meeting upon recommendation by the Ukraine NGO Forum Steering Committee.

Ukraine NGO Forum Terms of Reference

 

For any questions or clarifications, please, contact
Oleksandra Lytvynenko
(olytvynenko@ngoforum.org.ua).