Bids invited for Russian volunteering awards. Deadline 5 July
Applications open for We Are Together volunteering awards
18 May 2021
The awards aim to support social initiatives working to help people and improve quality of life. The award has a grant fund of 90,000,000 roubles.
Winners will receive grants of up to 2,500,000 roubles and other prizes. The award is dedicated to achieving national development goals for Russia up to 2030 and comprises four tracks:
- Volunteers and CSOs;
- We Are Together.
The maximum number of applications per participant is four — one per track. Depending on the track, the application must contain information about the applicant and their projects, the goals and results of the projects or the proposed content. In each track the participant must choose the category the application is intended for. Applications can be submitted on the awards website.
Organisations and individuals aged 14 and above are eligible to receive an award. Applications are open from 18 May up to 5 July.
Applications will be judged by correspondence from 6 July until 1 August. Experts will then select the semi-finalists. The semi-finals will take place at the We Are Together festival from 2 August until 1 October.
From 15 October until 5 November the finalists’ projects will be judged by jury members and the Russian public through a public vote.
The winners will be announced on 5 December on the We Are Together forum.
The awards are presented to the national project Education of the Social Activity federal project. The organiser of the awards is the DOBRO.RU platform and its operator — the Association of Volunteer Centres.
Partners: National Priorities CSO, presidential platform Russia – Country of Opportunities, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Roscongress foundation, Donor Forum association of grant-making organisations, Rospatriotsentr and Rosmolodyozh.