International Renaissance Foundation

Geographic Focus: Primarily Ukraine.

The International Renaissance Foundation aims at fostering, both financially and organisationally, the formation of a democratic, open society in Ukraine by supporting civil initiatives that have a strong impact on civil society development.

Activities :

– Education : Supports reform in the educational system.

– Information : Publishes books that promote free dissemination of information; popularise open society values and mutual understanding between cultures, develop critical thinking and develop libraries as information centres open to the public.

– Culture : Aims to stimulate changes within the sphere, to support the development of contemporary art, to cooperate with the artistic element within the sphere of innovative projects and to develop inter-cultural communication and an understanding of ’otherness’.

– Minorities Activities : *Roma Programme: Supports effective integration of the Roma community into Ukrainian society.
*Ethnic Minority Programme: Promotes the formation of a multi-ethnic, multicultural and tolerant Crimean society as a part of a Ukraine.

Type of support:

Educational/training programmes
Grants to individuals

Public :


Procedures :

Languages Accepted: Ukrainian.

Restrictions : Only grant proposals from Ukrainian organisations or citizens are considered.


Address : vul. Artema 46
04053 Kiev
Tel.: +380.44.216.2596
Fax: +380.44.216.7629
Site web :
Contact : Olena Tserkovna, Administrative Manager

Modified on Wednesday 18 February 2004