Yakutia 24 TV channel: Head of the republic Aisen Nikolaev signed a decree on the establishment of grants of the region head for the development of civil society.
“For the first time in history, the region’s head issues a decree on grants on a similar system of the RF Presidential Grants Fund. This is a single, simplified application form, a system for receiving applications and evaluation criteria,” the message says.
Holding a competition at the regional level will allow socially oriented organizations to gain additional experience in the preparation of applications, reporting and implementation of social projects. All socially oriented non-profit organizations will be able to participate in the competition, regardless of the date of registration. Applications are submitted electronically through the One Click Yakutia portal.
The authorized body, the operator of grants, is the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Social Communications of the region. With the adoption of the new decree, grants and subsidies aimed at supporting civil society institutions, provided from the republic budget, will be combined. Examination of projects will take place remotely through the electronic system One Click Yakutia. Each application will be evaluated by at least two experts. Evaluation of applications will be carried out according to 11 criteria for competitive selection. Organizations in the IOPS registry are additionally assigned five points. Also, additional points are assigned to resource centers based on the annual rating compiled by the authorized body.