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

The program will support projects helping families in crisis, assistance in preparing and accompanying substitute parents, help in improving parent-child relations, etc.

In 2021, we decided to divide projects into 3 categories:

  • Successful start - nomination for those who are just starting their work and registered the organization in the period from 6 months to 1 year. The amount of grants - up to 1 million rubles.
  • Strong growth - nomination for young organizations working no more than 3 years and at least 1 year and developing highly effective types of assistance. Amount grants up to 3 million rubles.
  • Sustainable Development - nomination for experienced and large organizations, successfully working in the chosen direction for a long time (more than 3 years) and expanding their activities to new regions and / or new types of assistance. Amount grants up to 5 million rubles.

Application deadline: ‪February 15 - March 31, 2021‬, announcement of winners - ‪20 May 2021‬.

“We are very pleased that despite the new reality and crisis, “Stronger with CSS” grant program continues in 2021. Moreover, the budget of the competition has been increased to 50 million rubles, which means that we will be able to help more children and families”, said Natalia Kovalenko, president of the foundation.

Detailed requirements for project applicants, Competition Regulations, and instructions for completing the application can be found at