National network for the development of local philanthropy

We are a network of charitable organizations united to promote local philanthropy and volunteerism in communities, revitalize residents and support community initiatives. Our main task is to spread the best practices of philanthropy and create new modern forms of public participation.

The mission of our organization is the development of social capital and the culture of philanthropy for the sustainable development of communities in Ukraine.

Our tasks:

  • We unite organizations on the principle of values
  • The individual experience of each of our organizations is a unique advantage of the network as a whole
  • We spread the best experience of public initiatives through franchising
  • We implement network projects, taking into account the diversity of communities
  • We increase the capacity of civil society organizations
  • We influence the creation of more comfortable conditions for the work of philanthropic organizations (improvement of legislation, establishment of partnerships, formation of state orders)
  • We promote the ideas of inclusion in local philanthropy (gender equality, public accessibility, socially vulnerable groups, etc.)
  • We work to increase the reputation of Ukrainian philanthropy at the international level
Our services
  1. Franchising of social projects
  2. Regranting activity
  3. Improving the organizational capacity of organizations, mentoring
Community Foundations Ukraine

  1. Community Foundations Ukraine
Head of the Board
Anastasiia Popsui
Head of the Board

Anastasiia Popsui is the Head of the Board of the National Network for the Development of Local Philanthropy. She holds an MSc in Administrative Management and a graduate degree in Comparative Politics from Harvard University. She is an expert on gender equality, educational programs, inter-sectoral collaboration in communities. She was one of the first in Ukraine to introduce the "Public Budget" and signed the "European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in the Life of Local Communities."

Since 2010 she has been the founder and director of theIrpin Region Community Charitable Fund. She studied the work of community foundations from different European countries and implemented the best international experience in the development of local philanthropy in Ukraine. In 2013, she became one of the initiators of the creation of the Association of Community Foundations of Ukraine (now - the National Network for the Development of Local Philanthropy).

During the Revolution of Dignity, her foundation administered the largest charity event in the history of Ukraine - the Maidan Victims' Aid Center. In cooperation with volunteers, 56 million UAH was raised to the accounts of the Irpin Region Community Fund and handed over to 104 families of the victims. The transparency of the fund transfer was certified by international audit companies, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Kyiv and the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine.

Anastasiia has 10 years of experience in managing public and charitable organizations, as well as working in various municipal bodies. She managed the organization's annual budget, which was about 500 million UAH, and managed the structure of a total of 4,000 subordinates.

Head of the public association "European Assembly of Women-Deputies" and the national competition "Best Women's Initiatives of Ukraine". Laureate of the "100 Successful Ukrainians" rating. Awarded by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for "Services to the People of Ukraine".

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Balzer Victoria

Member of the Ascension City Council. He has 10 years of experience in the field of community development, cooperation of public formations with local governments and cross-sectoral cooperation.

Nikolska Olga

Head of the direction "Development of the culture of philanthropy" ISAR Unity

Makovsʹkyy Petro

Public figure in the Stryj region of the Lviv region, expert on cooperation.

Polina Nyukhina
Supervisory Board
Latipova Larisa

Chairman of the Board

Executive Director of the Alumni Association "Aspen - Ukraine"

Oksana Ruda

ISAR "Unity" Program Director, Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor of Psychology and Sociology, Kyiv International University

​Shcherbakov Eugene

Managing Director of Fine city development, member of the board of the NGO "Space Interaction Platform"

​Bronyuk Victor

Honorary citizen of Vinnytsia, artist, volunteer and public figure.

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