KYIV - Dear Friends, we would like to inform you that the deadline for participation in the National competition "Charitable Ukraine - 2017" is February 20, 2018 for members of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC). !

If you have charitable national and local projects, if you believe in supporting and developing your community, if you help Ukrainian hospitals, kindergartens, houses for elderly citizens, hospices and schools, if you support Ukrainian museums and music groups, culture and film, if you help Ukrainian army or have corporate volunteerism projects, let us make your good deeds known to the others! If you believe in helping the people of Ukraine during these challenging times, if your corporate responsibility projects have innovative ways and ideas, let others follow your good example! Please download the application in Ukrainian by following this link за посиланням, fill it in and send it to the following address

"Charitable Ukraine" is an annual nationwide competition organized by the All-Ukrainian Charitable Organization "Association of Charities of Ukraine" with the goal of promoting effective social-oriented charity practices, philanthropy and volunteerism in Ukraine by stimulating the best public benefactors, charities and volunteers, their best projects and practices. The competition was first launched in 2007, and in its current format "Charitable Ukraine" functions since 2012. Lots of USUBC members are traditional participants and winners of the Charitable Ukraine competition, and we do not want our members to miss this opportunity! You can find info on previous competitions in Ukrainian at the following links:

 Національний конкурс «Благодійна Україна - 2012»

 Національний конкурс «Благодійна Україна - 2013»

 Національний конкурс «Благодійна Україна - 2014»

 Національний конкурс «Благодійна Україна - 2015»

 Національний конкурс «Благодійна Україна - 2016»

Applications for participation in the 2017 competition are accepted until Tuesday, 20 February 2018. Winners will be determined at the national level in fifteen major, three individual and three special categories.

Major nominations:
1. Charity of large businesses.
2. Charity of medium businesses.
3. Charity of small businesses.
4. Best corporate philanthropy project.
5. Corporate volunteerism.
6. National charity projects.
7. Regional charity.
8. Charity in health care sector.
9. Charity in education and science.
10. Charity in culture and art.
11. Charity in the social sphere.
12. Charity in helping defend Ukraine.
13. Charity of the NGO sector.
14. Youth and children's charity projects.
15. The best charitable event of the year.

Individual nominations:
1. Civic charity award.
2. Benefactor of the Year Award
3. Volunteer of the Year Award.

Special nomination:
1. Benefactor of the Year nominated by people.
2. Charity in Media.
3. Help from abroad.

As part of the National Competition, we also hold regional competitions in the following oblasts: Khmelnitsky, Odessa, Zhytomyr, Kherson, Donetsk (Kramatorsk), Kharkiv, Kyiv, Chernivtsi, Mykolayiv, Lviv and Vynnytsia.

Each year the organizers of the competition, according to the provisions that regulate participation in the contest, form governing bodies responsible for organizing, conducting, promoting and selecting the winners.

Members of the Organizing Committee of Charitable Ukraine 2017:
Oleksander Maksymchuk - Chairman of the Organizing Committee;
Angelica Rudnytska - Chairman of Supervisory Board;
Maryna Krysa - Chairman of the National Expert Council;
Larysa Mudrak – Chairman of the Media Council;
Volodymyr Demchak – Chairman of the Business Council.

First, winners are celebrated at the regional level, and at the end of March the Awards Ceremony will take place at the national level (March 22, 2018). The winners will be presented with the "Angel of Good" award, which in the charity community is referred to as “Oscar in Charity".

What is required to participate in the competition?

To participate in the contest one must submit a filled application which can be downloaded from the site of the National Competition "Charitable Ukraine". Applications for participation in the competition can be submitted by benefactors themselves, recipients of charitable projects,  non-governmental organizations and individuals (except of government, local government and political parties), regardless of the nationality and citizenship, who are interested in developing and promoting charitable initiatives.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 20 February 2018. After this deadline, the National Expert Council within two weeks will consider applications received by the organizing committee and will determine the winners in each individual category. The national award ceremony will take place on  March 22 of 2018.

The deadline is approaching! "Angels of Goodness" will soon find their new owners. We believe that it is important to share information about good things, and good people should be rewarded for their good deeds.

Anyone who still hesitates, please feel free to fill out an application and send to the following email address:
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Organizing Committee of "Charitable Ukraine" 2017
Association of Charities of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

tel: 0671640411