July 27-29 a training session on “Steps to effective activism” was held in Poltava oblast. The head of the Ecoclub Andriy Martynyuk shared with the participants of the event the experience of cooperation with major foreign donors, told about the key factors for writing competitive project proposals and the formation of viable projects.

The event was attended by representatives of NGOs from Poltava, Dikanka, Kiev, Sumy, Nikolaev, Cherkasy, Uzhgorod, Kamiansk, Kryvyi Rih and Fastov. 30 public figures and activists have deepened their knowledge of fundraising and project management. For three days, community activists have come up with ideas for cooperation. NGO “EKOLTAVA” presented a finished project on the sorting of recycled materials in schools “ChistoTak”, the implementation of which involves all friendly organizations of the region.
Among the ideas worthy of attention from donors, the participants highlighted the following: the development of informal environmental education among schoolchildren, the elimination of unemployment in rural areas, the creation of public spaces and many other educational activities.
“The most vivid and effective projects and projects implemented jointly by civic activists” – Melnyk Julia, chairman of the board of the NGO “EKOLTAVA”.
“We are always open to cooperation and are happy to share the experience of the Ecoclub in finding finance and attracting partners. A good idea will always find an opportunity for realization, the main thing is to tell about it correctly! “- Andriy Martynyuk, the head of the Ecoclub.
For anyone interested in writing quality project applications, we encourage you to browse the webinar with Sasha Gabinon, Executive Director of the European Women’s Network for the Joint Future, “How to write the logical matrix of the project”
According to the manager of public relations NGO “EKOLTAVA” Margarita Mostova

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Photo by Alexander Kharchenko