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> The initiative of the Foundation “Ulyanovsk - the cultural capital” is among the contest winners of the Potanin Charitable Foundation. USU is a strategic partner of the project

The initiative of the Foundation “Ulyanovsk - the cultural capital” is among the contest winners of the Potanin Charitable Foundation. USU is a strategic partner of the project
2018-06-22 05:38

One hundred thirty one applications were received for the project contest at the Potanin Charitable Foundation. As a result, 10 best participants got grant funding in a total amount of 100 million rubles. Tatyana Ivshina, the director of the USU educational center,  the head of the foundation “Ulyanovsk-the cultural capital” said: “When we read the contest regulations, it became clear that many of the activities of the foundation “Ulyanovsk-the cultural capital” had already met the requirements which the organizers put in the idea of ​​creating centers for social innovation. In our project, which was given funding, four activities are proposed. The first is the development of creative spaces i the territory of municipalities of the Ulyanovsk region. The second is the development of creative industries. The third is the further implementation of the project “Region. Culture. Reset” to introduce new forms of work, models of cultural organizations and public spaces in the territory of municipalities together with USU. The fourth is the involvement of municipal cultural institutions in international cooperation.”
The contest, which started in February, was organized as a part of the new charity program of the Potanin Foundation “Effective Philanthropy”. The goal was to search for successful innovative models in the socio-cultural sphere, to promote them, to help create resource organizations that could become the centers of education in different regions of Russia.