Training in social design for representatives of public organizations, municipal institutions and initiative citizens of Zaporozhye took place in the “Orbita” Palace of Culture. The meeting was held within the framework of the social initiatives contest “We are city”, which takes place in Zaporozhye for the fifth consecutive year by the support of the PJSC “Zaporizhstal”.
During the training, the project coordinators and the members of the expert board acquainted the Zaporozhye citizens with the contest participation conditions, the delicacy of the proposal preparation, and answered the questions. This is the third training organized this year in the framework of the social initiatives contest of the PJSC “Zaporizhstal”. Over 300 representatives of the public took part in consultation meetings and seminars on the project “We are city”.
“We are city” – not just a grant contest. This is a large-scale project that trains, unites, inspires, gives new knowledge and opportunities, develops a culture of social design, implements initiatives of citizens, increases the activity of local communities. Today, about 60 applications have already been submitted for participation in the contest. We will accept applications by the end of March. Therefore, everyone who wants to make the city better, should hurry, “- said the chairman of the expert board of the contest “We are city”, the Director for Capital Construction and Investment of the PJSC “Zaporizhstal” Alexei Lebedev.
The fifth season of the social initiatives contest “We are city” started on March 2, 2017. The grant fund for the implementation of the best socially significant initiatives of citizens is increased up to 3 million UAH, with the participation of the enterprises of the PrJSC “Zaporozhkoks” and PrJSC “Zaporozhogneupor”. The amount of the grant for the draft contest can be up to 100 thousand UAH.