The International Renaissance Foundation has selected nine organizations that have won the first stage of the Crowdfunding for Social Entrepreneurship competition. Support for these projects has been made possible through the Foundation’s cooperation with the European Union in the framework of the EU4USociety partnership*.
Applications from the following organizations were recommended for crowdfunding:
NGO “Old age for joy”
NGO “Zaporizhia without garbage”
NGO “Okhtyrka Youth Center”
NGO “Podolsk Agency for Regional Development”
NGO “Kalush tourist”
“Green for you” farm household
NGO “St. Michael’s Society”
NGO “Scientific and Art Platform” Island”
The purpose of the call for proposals is to support new startups, strengthen existing social enterprises, promote social entrepreneurship, and create a positive practice of attracting community funds from social enterprises.
*EU4USociety is a joint 4-year project of the International Renaissance Foundation and the European Union, aimed at strengthening the involvement, sustainability, capacity, relevance, and influence of Ukrainian civil society in addressing pressing domestic, regional, and global challenges.