May 5, 2009

OPPORTUNITIES: Grants for youth NGOs (CIS)

The National Youth Council of Russia in cooperation with the Ministry of Sports, tourism and youth policy of the Russian Federation, the Foundation "Russian world" and the Foundation for international cooperation fives grants for the joint youth projects of youth organizations form Eastern Europe, South Eastern Europe and CIS countries. The aim of the programme is to contribute to the intercultural dialogue between young people from Russia and CIS countries and South Eastern Europe.

Objectives: - to study and support innovative methods of organization of youth, exchanges, internships and projects; - to develop and realize bilateral projects of youth cooperation in the sphere of culture, awareness, non-formal education and public diplomacy; - to develop common information space.

The grants cannot exceed 350.000 rubles (about 7.770€) and can be grants only for joint projects of Russian youth NGOs with youth NGOs from one of the following countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine.

Applications must be written in Russian. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2009. Youcan get additional information at the website. If you have any question you can contact the Organising committee by tel. +7 495 624 0016 or at


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