Give a Profession program

17/09/2021
In our stories, you can often see how school-age children learn the skills of different professions. This is the Give a Profession program of Good deeds bureau charity foundation, supported by CSS.

Developing Together

10/09/2021
And we continue a series of posts about our business trips to partners throughout Russia. Victoria Petrukhina visited the Autonomous Nonprofit Organization "Assistance Center for families of children with disabilities" in Rostov-on-Don.

School of Joy

08/09/2021
We are happy to announce the start of the project "Family Center School of Joy" (on the basis of the regional Bryansk regional Jewish community and charitable center" Hesed Tikva”). It became possible to fully implement this project thanks to our support within the framework of “Stronger with CSS” grant program.

Happy Knowledge Day!

01/09/2021
Today we congratulate all those involved with the Day of Knowledge: schoolchildren, teachers, parents! But separately we would like to highlight and congratulate the participants of the project "Support talents with CSS", which we are implementing together with the "Start to Life".

Partnership for Every Child

01/09/2021
We are starting a series of posts about our business trips and personal acquaintances with CSS grantees. Olga Suslova returned from St. Petersburg, where she met her colleagues from the Partnership for Every Child Foundation.

Intensive course for program students in the "Coalition" school

27/08/2021
Within the framework of our project "Supporting Talent with CSS" (together with "Start to Life" charity foundation), we financed an intensive course for program students in the "Coalition" school. In the video, the participants of the program themselves told about their impressions.

Shalash for parents

25/08/2021
In the near future, a course of classes for parents from crisis families "Shalash for parents" is being launched. This is made possible thanks to CSS grant support.

ABC of a happy family

17/08/2021
Today we want to tell you about «ABC of a happy family» project - regional clubs. Parent Clubs "ABC of a Family" are weekly meetings in online or offline format under the ABC of a Happy Family program. 30 Lessons of Conscious Parenting”, developed by experienced psychologists and educators.

Partner of the month

12/08/2021
Partner of the month - Williams Syndrome Charitable Foundation, where with the support of CSS, the project "Rare Lessons" has been successfully completed. This is a series of video tutorials for children and adolescents with mental disabilities.

New office

10/08/2021
Despite the summer season, August is rich in events for CSS: several projects are being completed, which we will talk about in the near future, and a grant competition for NGOs is being launched. And now we meet busy working days in our new office.

Oops…we did it again

03/08/2021
CSS Launches "Stronger with CSS-2021" grant program for NGOs.

Our program staff

29/07/2021
From time to time we receive questions about how CSS works and what our team does during the competition and outside of the competition procedures. Today we will tell you about the program staff - those people with whom our winners and partners communicate directly.

Ball Friendship: Family Strengthening

26/07/2021
This is the name of our new joint project with the Pskov Regional Office of the Russian Children's Fund.

The first season of online training is over

15/07/2021
The first season of online training for young people with autism and mental disabilities is over. The project, supported by CSS, was implemented by the Smart Environment Charity Foundation.

Summer camp in "Family Fairytale"

12/07/2021
In the village "Family Fairytale" (Novosibirsk, Russia) a summer camp "Big Change" has started.

School of IT Design and 3D Modeling

06/07/2021
Since October 2020, the Cherepovets city public organization "I CAN!", the winner of the "Stronger with CSS" grant competition, has been implementing the project "School of IT Design and 3D Modeling".

Project “Toropyzhki”

01/07/2021
A few years ago, one mother from Denmark tied an octopus toy with spiral tentacles for her premature baby After baby spent some time with the toy, he became calmer, and his breathing returned to normal. Such therapeutic toys began to spread throughout the world. They came to Holland, Sweden, Belgium, and then to Russia.

All-Russian conference from Downside Up foundation

25/06/2021
Few days ago a two-day All-Russian scientific-practical conference was held on the topic “Ethics of interaction with a person with mental characteristics and his loved ones. The role of NGOs in organizing support and support: problems and solutions" from our partners Downside Up charity foundation.

Naked Heart Online

24/06/2021
With CSS financial support, Naked Heart Foundation is preparing a practical guide with video materials for everyone involved in leisure activities of people with autism. The entire package of teaching materials will appear in the fall of 2021.

Project "Patronus". Results

19/06/2021
We have already told you about our project "Patronus". Let us remind that this is a specialized legal service that provides free, fast-response, highly professional assistance throughout Russia. And we want to end this working week with fantastic results that our colleagues have shown in the work of the service.

Dreams and Reality

16/06/2021
Meeting of the Ethics Club “Dreams and Reality in the Evaluation of Social Projects. Critical, honest and merciless ”, which was attended by our president, Natalia Kovalenko.

Meeting with our long-term partners

11/06/2021
We were glad to meet and discuss past and future projects with our long-term partners - Big Change charity foundation.

CSS Charity Foundation wishes you a Happy International Children's Day!

01/06/2021
This is a special dayfor us, because our foundation supports projects aimed at solving problems of children and families. In 2020, we helped 2,000 families and 1,500 children become stronger and happier.

CSS team visited the “Children+” charity foundation

25/05/2021
Last week CSS team visited the office of our partners “Children +” charity foundation.

Meet the winners of "Stronger with CSS" 2021!

20/05/2021
With joy and excitement, we are ready to announce the winners of «Stronger with CSS» grant program. Thanks to the increased budget of the competition in 2021, we will be able to finance 24 Russian charitable foundations!

Partner of the month

10/05/2021
Time of "partner of the month" rubric and now it becomes GTF Taekwondo Federation in the Republic of Tatarstan.

New people on our team

05/05/2021
At CSS, we try not to stop, our goals and scope are growing, and the fund's team is growing as well.

Russian Taekwondo GTF Cup 2021

29/04/2021
On April 25-30, the Russian Taekwondo GTF Cup is held in the Moscow region, children with intellectual disabilities are competing as well.

Round table

23/04/2021
The Presidential Grants Fund, together with the Donors' Forum, held a round table yesterday, at which a barometer of grant competitions was presented, as well as research on the development of corporate philanthropy.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

17/04/2021
Meanwhile, our joint mentoring program with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Russia is developing in full. The program implies individual selection and training of mentors for children from orphanages aged 9 to 23 years.

There are no other people's children

13/04/2021
Khabarovsk regional public organization “There are no other people's children” with CSS support opened 2 branches in Birobidzhan and Komsomolsk-on-Amur cities (Russia).

Acceptance of applications is closed. What's next?

02/04/2021
Dear “Stronger with CSS” grant applicants, CSS team would like to thank you for your interest. We have received about 200 applications.

2 days left

30/03/2021
CSS team kindly remind that this week we are closing the call for grant proposals “Stronger with CSS” grant program. Those who have not yet sent us their projects, hurry up, there are 2 days left!

Today is World Down Syndrome Day

21/03/2021
The twenty-first day of the third month was chosen because Down syndrome is associated with 3 copies of chromosome 21.

Project "Rare Lessons"

18/03/2021
The Williams Syndrome Charity Foundation, with CSS support, has launched “Rare Lessons” project. This is a series of video tutorials for children with mental disabilities.

Project "Patronus"

11/03/2021
We are always pleased to talk about projects supported by our foundation. But it is doubly pleasant to share with you the fantastic results of these projects.

25 days left

05/03/2021
Long holidays are coming and we know what you will be doing in the next three days!

"Hockey Family Camp" in Karelia

18/02/2021
CSS has supported the inclusive hockey intensive "Hockey Family Camp" in Karelia, Russia.

Stronger with CSS. New version

16/02/2021
Dear colleagues and future partners, we rested, slept, strengthened the team and are ready to plunge into a new round of «Stronger with CSS» grant program.

The news you've been waiting for!

09/02/2021
CSS Launches Updated "Stronger with CSS-2021" grant program for NGOs.

CSS turned 2 years today!

01/02/2021
It is customary to invite friends for a birthday, and today we started day in the most beautiful way, inviting 46 colleagues and like-minded people to our first online meeting.

Stronger with CSS 2021

28/01/2021
Without many words. Stronger with CSS 2021 program starts on February, 15.

Meeting with the Naked Heart Foundation

22/01/2021
Finally we have the long-awaited and pleasant meeting with colleagues and “Stronger with CSS” winners, Naked Heart Foundation.

Our team has grown

14/01/2021
In the first work week of 2021, we would like to introduce you to our new director of program activities.

Happy New Year!

31/12/2020
Happy New Year, our dear friends, partners and future applicants! We wish strength, energy, goodness, health and inspiration to all of us.

Sledge hockey

24/12/2020
Recently our team visited the children's sledge hockey league. On the eve of the new year, we exchanged plans, ideas and, of course, gifts. We also met the league's mascot, a raccoon named Fyrk.

FINALISTS OF THE SECOND ROUND OF THE GRANT PROGRAM "STRONGER WITH CSS"

15/12/2020
At the end of the year, it is customary to sum up the results. For us, the best and most pleasant result is "Stronger with CSS" winners announcement.

Natalia Kovalenko was appointed President of the CSS Foundation

07/12/2020
Dear colleagues and friends, we have important changes. Natalia Kovalenko, who previously headed the Foundation's program activities, was appointed President of the CSS Foundation.

HOCKEY BY CSS

20/11/2020
In the 2020-2021 season, we support Hockey Family Camp, a project of physical rehabilitation and social adaptation of children with disabilities through participation in inclusive hockey intensives. The program of events is adapted to suit the abilities of children with disabilities, while it does not limit healthy children in any way.

Throw it away? No way!

29/10/2020
Have you ever gone to a repair cafe? Most likely not, because in Russia there are almost none. This is the format of a social workshop where people repair bicycles, computers, phones, clothes and household utensils brought from home for free.

Become stronger with CSS

20/10/2020
2020 has become a test of strength for almost everyone. Realizing that in the midst of a pandemic, NGOs are forced to urgently update their social assistance mechanisms, we launched «Stronger with CSS» grant program and were not mistaken. This summer, we received over 500 applications from charity foundations, 17 of which became program winners and have been implementing their projects since October thanks to CSS funding.

Expert comments

06/10/2020
The misson of our foundation is to help NGOs and charities that help vulnerable Russian families become stronger. Primarily through our “Stronger with CSS” grant competition. Therefore, we are very attentive to your comments, questions and wishes, and today, upon numerous requests, we are ready to disclose the main comments of the experts.

CSS answers the questions

24/09/2020
The CSS Foundation team answers the most popular questions of recent months.

Autumn becomes warmer with CSS

18/09/2020
Last week we visited our friends Space for communication center and even saw the lesson for a group of children aged 10+.

Results of "Stronger with CSS" grant program

15/09/2020
We have been waiting for this day no less than you. The day we will announce the winners of our first “Stronger with CSS” grant competition.

We visited our partners - the Second Wind Foundation

11/09/2020
Today we visited our partners - the Second Wind Foundation. SW team extends the life of things and helps you lead a sustainable and conscious lifestyle.

Second round of “Stronger with CSS” competition

01/09/2020
CSS Charity Foundation is ready to announce the second round of “Stronger with CSS” grant program for NGOs.

20/08/2020

503

01/08/2020
We received so many applications from NGOs and we want to thank each applicant.

3 days left

29/07/2020
While telegram channels and FB groups writing about charity remind of the last days of our “Stronger with CSS” grant program, we decided to tell you about next steps.

Our team has grown even more

27/07/2020
Our team has grown even more, and we are pleased to introduce you to our new project manager Sofia Berezkina.

The Family Inclusive Camp for children with mental disabilities

24/07/2020
We are pleased to announce that our foundation has supported another wonderful project - the Family Inclusive Camp for children with mental disabilities.

Project “Zaluzhie”

10/06/2020
After the announcement of “Stronger with CSS” charity program, we received not only new applications, but questions as well: what/who is CSS? With whom CSS cooperates?

3 questions to Natalia Kovalenko

04/06/2020
Only 3 days have passed since the announcement of “Stronger with CSS”, charity program, but we have already received applications from different parts of Russia. To help applicants to figure out what our foundation is going to finance and what projects we prefer, in our rubric #3questions we talked with Natalia Kovalenko, director of project activities.

Stronger with CSS: We are waiting for your projects!

01/06/2020
Now it's official! Today, on June 1, we are launching a charity program for NGOs “Stronger with CSS”.

Stronger with CSS

31/05/2020
During the period of several months, we have been working hard on a new grant program that will help many NGOs realize their projects.

3 questions to Natalia Conroy

21/05/2020
We often introduce our partners, projects and beneficiaries to you, however we rarely talk about ourselves. That’s why, not everybody knows how our foundation is organized and who the members of our team are. So today we are starting a #3questions rubric to give you a chance to meet us, to share our current tasks and plans for the future.

UMKA online now

09/05/2020
Someone has already managed to get tired of life online, and someone is just beginning to learn all the delights of communication and activities through Zoom and Skype.

Support talents with CSS

28/04/2020
An extension of quarantine for another 2 weeks is no reason to stop. CSS Foundation and “Start in life” charity foundation has teamed up to launch the “Support Talents with CSS” project.

Workshop "Children in a Difficult Situation: Between Family and State Care"

28/04/2020
As we already wrote, the work of CSS foundation in the new conditions has completely switched to online mode. But this fact did not become a reason to miss important meetings and events in the industry. So, last week ended with a workshop “Children in a Difficult Situation: Between Family and State Care”, which was visited by our foundation’s president Natalya Conroy and strategic development director Alexandra Telitsyna. Of course, online.

5068.

23/04/2020
So many online lessons have been done with CSS support from September 2019 to March 2020 as part of the Distance Learning project of Center of equal opportunities Step Up.

Stay home, but effective

06/04/2020
Despite the stayhome mode, we continue to work. Of course, in the new conditions. And our partners, whose projects we support, are also adapting to the changing circumstances. Alexandra Telitsyna held an online meeting with the Space for Communication center and found out how they were doing.

How can everyone improve the world today?

26/03/2020
Dear friends, Now we are all going through hard times. But we know that any crisis opens up new possibilities as well. For example, now each of us can do charity work without the help of funds, millions of fees and publicity in media.

CSS Foundation has decided to move on online operation

19/03/2020
Like many companies all over the world, CSS Foundation has decided to move on online operation - we care about the health and safety of people we help, our team and colleagues.

Mishmash, but according to plan

11/03/2020
We decided to write about programs and activities that are implemented with the support of our foundation.

Happy World NGO day!

27/02/2020
Today, February, 27 the whole world celebrates World NGO Day. This holiday is an occasion to express gratitude and appreciation to non-profit organizations for their indifference, support for those who most need help, for their contribution to solving social problems.

Round table “Certificate for housing for orphans: you can’t put off the launch”

26/02/2020
It's no secret that the CSS foundation team is concerned about children independent living - graduates of orphanages. When a child has parents, they can often help with buying a new property or to allocate a share in family property. Children without parental care have no such chance. Alexandra Telitsyna took part in the round table “Certificate for housing for orphans: you can’t put off the launch”.

Strategy development director Alexandra Telitsyna took part in working group meeting.

21/02/2020
Strategy development director Alexandra Telitsyna, member of the working group "The Child and His Right to Family" in the Russian national project "Decade of childhood", took part in working group meeting.

Last week CSS team took part in a business breakfast

21/02/2020
Last week CSS team took part in a business breakfast on the occasion of Philgood project launch at the MMOMA Education Center.

Working meetings with partners are always mutually enriching

14/02/2020
Working meetings with partners are always mutually enriching

Last week of 2019

23/12/2019
New Year's Eve is not only pleasant chores, but the last opportunity to meet with partners this year and discuss working issues as well.

CSS Giveaway

20/12/2019
This week we are launching #wemade2019better giveaway. According to the results, we will reward those participants (with our warm hoodies and eco bags) whose stories will amaze us the most.

Big Change workshop and resource center

05/12/2019
A short time ago, the president of our foundation, Natalia Conroy, and the director of program development Natasha Kovalenko, took part in a strategic session of long-term financing for the sustainable development of the Big Change Fund.

Giving Tuesday

03/12/2019
Today, a large-scale action of generosity, kindness and attention takes place all over the world - #GivingTuesday

"Profi" program progress

29/11/2019
Today we visited our friends and partners – The center of equal opportunities “Step up”.

Quarter Louis social project

21/11/2019
Director of project activities Natasha Kovalenko went to Penza to visit the unique Quarter Louis social project.

Join forces

19/11/2019
CSS Strategic Development Director Alexandra Telitsyna took part in the Second All-Russian Conference “The Experience and Role of Non-Profit Organizations in the Protection and Welfare of Childhood: Join forces”.

Deloitte business breakfast

08/11/2019
The current activities of any charity foundation are not only solutions to the problems «here and now», but work to overcome the causes of their occurrence as well.

Home Sweet Home

02/10/2019
CSS Foundation Russia team, led by Chairman David Russell, visited the Bielsko-Ustyiensky orphanage for mentally retarded children in the Pskov region and Zaluzhie village. CSS financed the construction of houses for the accompanied independent living of graduates of the orphanage.

Step by step with "Step up"

19/09/2019
We are pleased to announce our new cooperation with the center of equal opportunities “Step up”. This is a Russian charity that works with residents and graduates of both correctional orphanages and psychoneurological institutions.

Our new partner and friend - "Space for Communication" center

14/09/2019
We've visited our friends today...

Big Change with CSS Foundation

27/06/2019
CSS Moscow Office is pleased to announce that we started cooperation with the Big Change Charity Foundation.

CSS Charity Foundation is now registered, in the Russian Federation

25/02/2019
CSS Charity Foundation is now registered, in the Russian Federation

CSS Partners with Operation Restore Hope, in the Philippines

08/10/2018
With CSS funding and logistical support, ORH will empower the staff of partner hospitals with training, equipment, supplies and support to ensure that all their patients receive ongoing care and to promote the potential for the hospital to serve its Las Piñas community independently in the future.