The Initiative Way


Neglected countries,
neglected issues

About Us

In Czechia, civil society has already flourished. Now is the time to help in places where it is just developing.
The Initiative Way helps active people abroad to change their country for the better. We focus on Eastern Europe, mostly South Caucasus or Ukraine. We emphasize the promotion of the following values: human rights, environmental protection and animal rights. We support local initiatives through consultations and funding.

220759
euros


we have provided to the initiatives for their campaigns.

118
initiatives


have worked with us in the South Caucasus and Ukraine.

9
years


of helping activists to change the world around them.

Stories of Help

Abkhazia
Dealing with the Authorities Is No Longer a Nightmare
Georgia
News from the World Made It to the Mountain Ridge
Azerbaijan
Human Rights Activists Were Released from Prison
Armenia
Yerevan City Is Accessible for People with Disabilities
Ukraine
Victims of Domestic Violence Have a Safe Place to Hide
Nagorno-Karabakh
Prisoners' Rights in the Karabakh Prison Matter
Civic campaigns, which we implemented thanks to The Initiative Way programme, increased rating of our organization among local citizens and in the eyes of international donors.
Boris Kudar, Mykolayiv, Ukraine
The Initiative Way tought us what is a democracy in life. Even if you don’t reach your goal, you won, because during the campaign, you found allies and felt your abilities.
Larisa Horyslavets, civic campaign of journalists and activists “Open Access”, Kremenchuk, Poltava region, Ukraine
The Initiative Way program supported us at the very beginning of our journey. The support has become a basis for our rapid and long term development.
Rima Garibjan, Open Borders, Akhalkalaki, Georgia

Programme of Support

Are you a civic initiative or an NGO from South Caucasus or southern Ukraine? Have a more detailed look at our programme of support and if you think our programme could be relevant for you, don’t hesitate to contact us. You can also check our current open calls.

What's New

BELARUS: OPEN LETTER ON TORTURE OR OTHER ILL-TREATMENT OF PRISONERS BY THE STATE REPRESSIVE FORCES
, 2021-06-26
On the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, NESEHNUTÍ together with 15 Human rIghts NGOs sent open letter to express concern about grave human rights violations allegedly committed by police, prison officers and interrogators on prisoners in custody.
Nestlé must immediately stop funding state media in Belarus
, 2021-06-24
Nestlé must immediately stop funding state media in Belarus  Zurich, 24. 06. 2021  Open letter to Paul Bulcke, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nestlé  Mark Schneider, Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé  Dear Mr Bulcke, Dear Mr Schneider  We are writing to you today on behalf of 52 non-governmental organisations from 18 countries about Nestlé’s...Read more
Armenian local leaders training on participation
, 2021-04-22
It is important for us that the expert community in Armenia develops, that the public potential strengthens and the circle of potential partners expands. So we focus on developing skills of regional local leaders. Training in participation and facilitation of group work with the aim of strengthening the capacity of local experts in Armenia to...Read more