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«Donors Fund»

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:

  • — gratuitous donation of blood and its components development (the “Donors Fund” project);
  • — national bone marrow donors register development;
  • — resource center for nonprofit organizations;
  • — educational events for nonprofit organizations representatives and volunteers;
  • — educational adaptation and reintegration of individuals in custody with the aim of repeat offence prevention.

50

corporate members are part of the NCSH

200

volunteers continuously work with the NCSH

190

nonprofits received aide from the NCSH between 2011 and 2017

37 000

activists have taken part in the NCSH’s events

«Donors Fund»

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).

«Shtab-kvartira» («The Headquarters»)

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.

«Lifehack, or Invitation only»

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.

Guests of Lifehack project became:

Nonna Grishaeva

actress of theater, cinema and television

Yana Churikova

Ambassador of the World Cup 2018, journalist and TV host

Markt Tishman

singer and composer

Alexander Tsypkin

publicist

Nikolay Rastorguev

singer

Igor Matvienko

producer and composer

Alexander Kerzhakov

famous Russian footballer

Dmitry Puchkov

translator

Alexander Druz

master of the game "What? Where? When?"

Yevgeny Kubynin

musician

Dmitry Meskhiev

director and producer

Anastasia Melnikova

theater and film actress

Sergey Migitsko

actor of theater and cinema

Ivan Krasko

theater actor and cinema

Ilya Chert

musician

MC Fuze

rapper

Yuldus Bahtiosina

photographer

«Dobroforum»

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”.