That which does not kill us makes us stronger. There were number of trials in my life, and I learned to repeat for myself and for other people, that everything happens for the better, and under no circumstances one can lose heart! While we fight - we live! Ilnytska Yulia, 2012 winner

New competitions and proposals in the section USEFUL INFORMATION FOR GIRLS

Address: 27, Chornovola str., office 221, Kyiv 01135
el.: (+380 44) 507-06-10
Anna Kononenko: 
068 9102489 

Ukrainian Women`s Fund invites the program winners to participate in mini-grants competition

Every year the list of First Step to Success winners is added with new girls-leaders, who are not indifferent to the destony of our country, who strive to bring changes in social life. This year the call for proposals within mini-grants competition was announced for the winners. We are waiting for interesting new ideas on improving the life of local communities.

We invite girls-winners to participate in mini-grants program that consists of the following stages: 

1.    Send to the UWF address the letter of intent (1 page), where you describe in short the idea of future project, its expected results and total amount of money necessary to implement your idea. The letter deadlina is – October 1, 2010.

2.    Authors of the best ideas will take part in the training on planning, developing and writing proposals and implementing projects, peculiarities of reporting.

        Previously appointed date – October 22, place - Kyiv. (all expenses of participation in the training will be covered by organizer)

3.    Each of the participants will look in her place for non-governmental organization through which the project will be financed (if necessary we are ready to help find such organization)

4.    Preparing the project, filling the application form and sending it to Ukrainian Women's Fund for examination (if necessary - rewriting the proposal).

        Deadline for submitting proposals – November 12, 2010

5.    Drawing up documents, transferring money 

6.    Start of the projects implementation – December 1, 2010.

7.    Submitting to the UWF financial and narrative reports on projects implementation. Deadline for reporting – May 31, 2011.

Financing will be provided for implementing practical, concrete ideas that suppose creative approach, teamwork, solving problems of local communities.

Please, pay attention that maximum amount of grant is 5000 hrn, and maximum project term is 6 months.

We are waiting for your letters of intent till October 1, 2010 to e-mail

If you have additional questions, please, address them to:

Anna Kononenko, First Step to Success Program Coordinator,, 095 282 99 65.

Program participants, whose letters of intent will be found the best,

will be invited to Kyiv to have training on writing proposals.

It's time to act for real leaders!


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