What are the mindset and identity of GCA/NGCA residents? — research // 20.09.2016

Donetsk regional organization of All-Ukrainian NGO "Committee of voters of Ukraine," a Ukraine NGO Forum Member, presented research "Specific features of the mindset and identity of the residents of controlled and uncontrolled territories of Donetsk region," conducted for Donbas Think Tank by the Ukrainian office of the international research agency IFAK Institut

Four operational links for well-coordinated response // 19.09.2016

What’s going on in Ukrainian humanitarian response sphere and how to improve its operations? You will be well informed and always on the top of operational issues updates by regularly checking of information on these resources.

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Free online courses on advocacy for NGOs // 19.09.2016

To move the changes forward sometimes you need to speak out on behalf of disadvantaged, vulnerable persons to have their voice heard on the important issues and their views taken into account when decisions are being made about their lives. That is what advocacy works for.

To get into this process and do it professionally you can go to the specific training or follow self-paced courses. At Ukraine NGO Forum we have chosen 4 of them to recommend you.

Humanitarian access essentials // 19.09.2016

Humanitarian assistance in situation of armed conflicts comes under the scope of the IHL
(International Humanitarian Laws) and humanitarian principles. All parties must respect the rules of IHL regulating humanitarian access to an armed conflict. Civilian population must have access to essential services, and impartial organizations should have direct access to them to provide the assistance needed.

International Humanitarian Laws and Principles // 16.09.2016

To operate in the humanitarian field one should know how this huge and never stopping humanitarian universe centers on people. News and important updates appear almost every day, but the common ground and the basics of humanitarian action keep being the same. Thus to get on the humanitarian aid board get yourself well known about these key documents.

The Mott Foundation funds civil society projects // 01.09.2016

The Mott Foundation provides grants in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to seize the opportunity to help people in communities understand and participate in their new democracies and to address critical social service and humanitarian needs in post-communist societies.

The U. S. Embassy invites project proposals for the Democracy Small Grants Program // 01.09.2016

The U. S. Embassy invites Ukrainian non-profit and non-governmental organizations funds projects that foster the development and education of civil society in Ukraine.

More than 1,000 projects from Ukrainian NGOs have received funding through the Democracy Grants Program since July 1996.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

“Training of Trainers on Protection in Practice” learning programme // 27.08.2016

ToT is addressed to protection cluster coordinators, co leads and sub-clusters coordinators and co-coordinators. It aims at increasing their understanding of protection principles as well as strengthen their skills in organizing and conducting protection learning initiatives in the field. This ToT is the result of a collaboration of several organizations - including GPC, HelpAge, IDMC, IFRC, IOM, IRC, Oxfam, NRC, UNHCR, OCHA, UNICEF, UNMAS, and UNFPA among others

World Childhood Foundation funds childhood projects in Ukraine // 11.08.2016

Every year the World Childhood Foundation, founded by H. M. Queen Silvia of Sweden, takes applications until April, 15 and October, 15 for projects that start from July, 1st or January, 1st.

Please note, before submitting an application contact a previous visit from Childhood staff is required.

Call for Training on “Housing, Land and Property Rights: Finding Durable Solutions” // 10.08.2016

The first session of the Training "Housing, Land and Property Rights" will be held in on August, 19th
(09:30-13:30). The deadline for registration is August, 12th.

Visegrad Fund proposes grants for 1 EaP + 3 V4 countries // 09.08.2016

The International Visegrad Fund with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea calls for proposals for grant projects in the framework of the V4EaP grant program in the areas of healthcare, education, rural development and good governance.

Submission deadline: 12:00 noon on September 1, 2016.

National Endowment for Democracy direct grants for NGOs worldwide // 08.08.2016

Each year the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of nongovernmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions.
Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the projects, but the average grant lasts 12 months and is around $50,000.
Deadlines for proposals submissions are four times a year; decisions are made on a quarterly basis by the NED Board of Directors.

Direct Aid Program (DAP) of the Australian Embassy, Ukraine starts a call for proposals for 2016-2017 // 04.08.2016

DAP projects are normally implemented over a relatively short period of time (not exceeding 18 months), with a budget of less than AUD 60,000 (approx. 45,000 USD / 1.1 million UAH).

The applications are accepted the from community groups, NGOs, local government agencies and private sector organizations seeking to fund to support community-level development activities in Ukraine.

2016 Democracy Small Grants Program General Competition // 26.07.2016

This program supports projects that foster the development and education of civil society in Ukraine. The maximum funding available for a single grant is $24,000, the average amount of awarded grants are between $5,000 and $15,000.

R2HC 4th Call for Core and Rapid Response Proposals // 26.07.2016

Elrha’s Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) program aims to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises through funding collaborative research.

Resolution on IDPs payments №637: position of Ukrainian NGO Vostok-SOS // 13.06.2016

The position of the Charitable Foundation “East-SOS” concerning the adoption of amendments to the Resolution № 637 “On welfare payments to persons displaced from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and anti-terrorist operation conduct districts” by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.