The Berezani Community Foundation, in partnership with ISAR Unity, the Ukrainian Independent Center for Political Studies (UCIPR), and the Center for Democracy and the Rule of Law (CEDEM), conducts research on the Sector Support Initiative through the United States Agency for International Development. society ". The overall goal of the study is to improve the working conditions of civil society and strengthen the institutional capacity of civil society organizations to increase the self-sufficiency of the public sector in Kyiv region. As part of the Civil Society Sector Support Initiative, the Berezani Community Foundation engages a wide range of stakeholders, civil society development experts, for analytical and research work. During the focus groups, the issues of forming a regional dimension of achievements and problems of civil society, identifying regional trends and requests for development, highlighting the main achievements and problems faced by civil society throughout its development are discussed. It also outlines the main challenges facing the public sector and ways to further develop it, taking into account the specifics of the regions.
The Foundation together with Baryshivka Village Council and Kyiv Regional State Administration conducted 3 focus groups with representatives of business, government and civil society organizations, the results of which will be included in the analytical report on the development of civil society in Kyiv region.