Nizhny Novgorod region has won the all-Russian competition «Region of good deeds»

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Nizhny Novgorod region has become the winner of the nationwide contest best regional practices for supporting volunteering and received a certificate for a Federal subsidy of about 12 million rubles, the press service of the regional government.

In the all-Russian competition of the best regional practices for supporting volunteerism «Region of good deeds», organized by the Federal Agency for youth Affairs with the support of Repatriants, involved 56 subjects of the Russian Federation. In the result, 26 subjects will receive subsidies ranging from 1.7 to 11.9 million rubles for the development of infrastructure to support volunteering on a local level.

«Nizhny Novgorod oblast became the winner of the nationwide contest best regional practices for supporting volunteerism «Region of good deeds». The project is the regional government for the creation of a Center for support and development of volunteer initiatives in the Nizhny Novgorod region on the basis of the regional public organization «Nizhny Novgorod volunteer service» received a certificate for a Federal subsidy (co-financing) 11 949 700 rubles. The ceremony took place in Moscow in the framework of the business program of the International forum of volunteers», — stated in the message.

According to the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin, this victory is an indicator of a cohesive work of volunteer organizations and authorities.

«I am pleased that in the Year of the volunteer noted the achievements of the region in the development of the volunteer movement. The number of volunteers and organizations of the Nizhny Novgorod region is among the leaders: only official volunteers we have registered 18 thousand people. This is not the limit, because each new project is attracting even more participants. I am confident that the establishment of the resource center of development of volunteering will bring this work to a higher level», — quotes the press-service of the word Nikitin.

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