]: Presidential grants stimulate the work of public organizations

© RIA Novosti / Andrey to Felicitarity in photobacteria office of the Russian red cross in Moscow. Archival photo]: Presidential grants stimulate the work of public organizations© RIA Novosti / Andrey to Felicitarity the image Bank

Russian Red cross plans to spend presidential grant for the development of programmes of blood donation in 10 regions of the country, reported RIA Novosti the Chairman of the public organization Raisa]. Earlier it became known that the PKK has received a grant of 20,355 million rubles for the development of a nationwide voluntary educational movement, «I’m your donor.»

«We are very pleased to have won this grant. It is designed for the 10 regions, including the Belgorod, Kemerovo, Tver, Saratov, Kostroma, Moscow oblast and Pskov. We tried to take in the program regions where work is carried out at a high enough level,» she said.

] Also emphasized that the Russian Red cross intends to attract other funds for the promotion and development of voluntary donorship.

«We will apply for other grants and will certainly attract the funds to implement this program in other regions», — said the chair of the ALAC.

Also] noted that the programme of presidential grants to NGOs provides great support and stimulate the activities of public organizations.

«The policy of the state in this direction is very correct. It is gratifying to note that among the winners there are many regional organizations. This will encourage public organisations and, of course, solve the tasks they set for themselves.

August 1, the winners of the first in the 2017 competition of presidential grants for non-profit non-governmental organizations. In total, the list includes 1023 draft submitted to 970 non-profit organizations from 79 regions of Russia.