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Belarusian NGOs
The Database includes detailed information on Belarusian NGOs. All organizations are divided by lines of activities which total number is 21. For search, please indicate the appropriate line of activities. If it is unknown, indicate “All NGOs in the List”.

NGOs may be searched by their names, names of their leaders, e-mail, other key words. Search may be carried out in the Belarusian and English languages.

Foundations
The Database includes detailed information on donors that support NGOs’ activities.

For search, please indicate the appropriate line of activities. If it is unknown, indicate “all”. Foundations may be searched by their names, names of their leaders, e-mail, other key words. Search may be carried out in the Belarusian and English languages.

Projects
This Portal section presents different projects implemented by the Belarusian NGOs. The projects are divided by the lines of activities.

  • Education, enlightenment, upbringing
  • Health protection and medicine
  • Women’s organizations
  • Youth, Children
  • Arts, Culture
  • Vocational
  • Family and Children

This section also contains several editions of “United Way” BRNGO such as “United Way 2002”, “That, What Yielded Fruit (10 Successful Projects of Belarusian NGOs)”

Monitoring
The tasks of this section:

  • complex assessment of the main parameters of the Belarusian third sector
  • identification of problem areas of the Belarusian third sector
  • drawing attention of governmental structures, foundations, general public to activities of non-governmental organizations
  • creation of favourable image of Belarusian NGOs
  • contributing to interaction between NGOs
  • forecast of certain lines of NGOs development

Search in this section may be carried out in the Belarusian and English languages.

Press (Belarusian Press Monitored)
This section contains annotations of articles from the Belarusian Press, related to activities of the Belarusian NGOs and international structures which are acting in this country.

To read annotations, press the name of the appropriate newspaper.

Search in this section may be carried out in the Belarusian/Russian and English languages.

Press monitoring project was first launched by United Way Belarus in October 1996. This section shows activities of the Belarusian third sector at the national and regional levels.

At the moment, Database of Press Monitoring comprises more than 70 000 newspaper cuttings from 35 national and regional papers. Only selected articles are placed on the Portal. Should you be interested in obtaining additional information, please contact United Way Belarus office. Currently, the following newspapers are monitored:

Due to different circumstances, monitoring of some newspapers was suspended, but separate articles from them can be found on the Portal:

To read summary articles/ newspaper articles, please click the name of the newspaper.

Search in this section may be carried out in the Belarusian, Russian and English languages

Third Sector

News
This section contains information related to life of Belarusian and foreign NGOs.

Management
This section contains information on:

  • principles of NGO management
  • writing project applications
  • fundrasing
  • management of personnel and volunteers

Law
This section contains legal information prepared by qualified lawyers employed in the governmental, business and non-profit sectors. Such information addresses issues of NGO establishing and activities in the Republic of Belarus. This section contains the following information:

  • Model Statute of a non-governmental organization
  • How to register a NGO
  • Rights and obligations of NGOs
  • Record Keeping in an NGO
  • Winding up of an NGO
  • News of the legislation related to the third sector
  • Other information

Programs and Competitions
This section contains information on any opened grant competitions, programs, seminars, meetings for NGO workers. It also contains information on any opportunities to be granted a scholarship for education.

“United Way” Belarusian Republican Non-Governmental Organization

History
This section contains information on “United Way” Belarusian Republican Non-Governmental Organization (“United Way” BRNGO).

Publications
This section presents information on publications of “United Way” BRNGO.

Programs
The section contains information on programs and projects implemented by “United Way” BRNGO. www.ngo.by Portal is one of such projects of (“United Way” BRNGO.

Ministry of Justice Informs
This section contains information obtained from the NGO Department of the Ministry of Justice, Republic of Belarus.

On Monday Foundation
Every Monday, detailed information will be placed, to describe a foundation to which one may apply for financial backup.

Consultations
Here you may put a question either to the lawyer or to the project coordinator of “United Way” BRNGO.