Center For International Grantwriting was established in August 2015. The main objective of creating and functioning of the Centre is to develop efficient algorithms to achieve of the objectives determined in “Strategy of Dnipropetrovs’k region on period until 2020”. The Center is aimed to develop the projects, providing an organizational guidance in creating and supporting of projects in priority areas of regional development, such as:

  • Development and modernization of infrastructure of the region;
  • Reform of the Public Administration System (decentralization);
  • Guarantee of the rights and priority needs of internally displaced persons, participants of ATO and their families, and representatives of socially unprotected population categories of the region;
  • Increasing energy efficiency in different spheres of the regional life;
  • Creation of conditions to develop small and medium business in the region;
  • Improving the investment attractiveness of Dnipropetrovs’k region.

Target audience of the intellectual product of the Center is:

  • Territorial community of Dnepropetrovsk region;
  • NGOs of the region that initiate regionally significant projects and participate in their development and implementation;
  • Structural units and special funds of local government, state and municipal enterprises, which are responsible for development of projects in specific areas of regional development, preparing of grant proposals, participating in providing of grant projects and utilization of grant funds.

The main objectives of the Center are:

  • Development and maintenance of grant projects in the priority areas of regional development.
  • Integration of the efforts of local authorities, state and municipal enterprises and NGOs for the realization of socially significant regional and inter-regional projects; searching of funds for these projects from international foundations and donor organizations.
  • Control of proper usage of allocated funds, monitoring of timescales of implementation phases and whole projects, terms of specific stages of prject implementation and the projects in whole (as co-author and curator of projects).
  • Providing access for NGOs of the region to databases:
    – Dnipropetrovs’k State Administration’s regional development programs and projects;
    – focus areas and grant programs of international donor organizations.

  • Providing organizational and technical assistance for:
    – territorial communities of Dnipropetrovs’k region in implementing of project-based approach to solving problems of their territories;
    – officials of Dnipropetrovs’k State Administration and local administrations, non-governmental organizations in the preparation of grant proposals under the regional development projects.