Inter-regional public organization "National center of social help" (NCSH) is part of the Federal Expert Council on Volunteering Development created within the Association of Volunteer Centers of the Russian Federation. It is responsible for the realization of a broad spectrum of social projects in St. Petersburg and other territories of Russia:
corporate members are part of the NCSH
volunteers continuously work with the NCSH
nonprofits received aide from the NCSH between 2011 and 2017
activists have taken part in the NCSH’s events
Project for the popularization of blood and bone marrow donation and corporate donation development.
The project exists in St. Petersburg since 2008
More than 100 events of the local, municipal and regional scale held annually
Laureate of the highest Russian Ministry of Healthcare award — medal “For donation support”
1,900 volunteer donors involved in 2017
The “Donors Fund” is a project for the popularization of blood and bone marrow donation and corporate donation development. It exists in St. Petersburg, Russia since 2008.
More than 100 events of local, municipal and regional scale are annually held within the project’s framework. The “Donors Fund” conducts lessons at schools, universities and community colleges; organizes Donation Days, exclusive actions, press conferences and informational campaigns; distributes social advertising and souvenirs regarding the blood and bone marrow donation topic, etc.
The “Donors Fund” is the laureate of significant awards for the blood donation development, including the medal “For donation support”— the highest award of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation and of the Federal Biomedical Agency, as well as the national award for contribution to donor movement “SoUchastie”, which translates from Russian as “compassion”, for effective and efficient aide to the ill children and adults (2013, 2014, 2016).
is an open platform designed for communication and ideas exchange among nonprofit organizations, social volunteer projects, government and business representatives, active citizens.
Nearly 100 nonprofits have access to “Shtab-kvartira”
In 2017 “Shtab-kvartira” hosted 79 events
29 forprofits became partners and sponsors of “Shtab-kvartira”
135 lecturers presented at “Shtab-kvartira” in 2017
“Shtab-kvartira” (“The Headquarters”) is an open platform designed for communication and ideas exchange between non-commercial organizations, social volunteer projects, government and business representatives and active citizens.
The center’s equipment will ensure efficient work for nonprofit organizations, the implementation of projects, volunteers training and event organization. It provides the participants with comfortable working space equipped with modern technologies and office supplies.
is a series of motivational meetings with interesting, successful and renowned persons organized for volunteers and active young citizens that allow for live communication with the guests.
12 motivational meetings in the format of TED Talks and live communication in 2017
The project has already united 3,000 active young citizens aged 16-30
Significant forprofits have become the project’s permanent partners
“Lifehack, or Invitation only” is a series of motivational meetings with interesting, successful and renowned persons organized at various creative spaces of St. Petersburg for volunteers and active young citizens that allow for live communication with the guests.
Once a month volunteers gather to make new connections and discuss important questions and general problems as well as to receive new knowledge and practical skills for successful work on social projects.
The project opened in St. Petersburg in August 2015. Today nearly 3,000 volunteers from various charity and non-for-profit organizations of St. Petersburg have taken part in it.
Some of the project’s guests were: actresses Anastasia Melnikova and Nonna Grishaeva, director Dmitry Meskhiev, footballer Alexander Kerzhakov, interpreter Dmitry Puchkov, musicians Evgeny Kubynin and Ilya Chert et al. Besides, some of the renowned forprofit companies of St. Petersburg have become the project’s permanent partners.
actress of theater, cinema and television
Ambassador of the World Cup 2018, journalist and TV host
singer and composer
producer and composer
famous Russian footballer
master of the game "What? Where? When?"
director and producer
theater and film actress
actor of theater and cinema
theater actor and cinema
The International Volunteering Forum “Dobroforum” (“dobro” translates as “the good” from Russian) has been held in St. Petersburg, Russia, since 2012. It annually unites the representatives of the leading volunteer organizations, social and political projects with the aim of discussing the top questions of the volunteer movement agenda. The ideas and experience exchange in the sphere of efficient organization of volunteer work and charity and the strengthening of amicable relations and connections among nations are also among the Forum’s goals.
More than 600 volunteers and nonprofits representatives are among the Forum’s participants
Replete business and educational program
More than 30 national and international experts
The Forum’s resolution is the road map of volunteering development for the year ahead
The International Volunteering Forum “Dobroforum” (“dobro” translates as “the good” from Russian) is the mechanism of concrete problems resolution and tasks reaching. Its guests will be able to contribute to the present-day volunteering agenda.
Among the Forum’s participants are members of the Government of St. Petersburg, foreign and national experts, student volunteer community activists as well as nonprofit and forprofit organizations representatives.
The “Dobroforum” program includes discussion sessions involving leading national and international experts, interactive social cases solving, an international and regional volunteer projects exhibition and the final resolution designed as the road map of volunteering development for the year ahead.
The Forum also features the Efficient Volunteering municipal award ceremony. Its highest prize is the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Little Prince statuette, a symbol of sincere friendship and kindness, of the ability to “see” with one’s heart and to understand without words.
The “Dobroforum” is the working Forum for the “plugged-in”.