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

Georgia
News from the World Made It to the Mountain Ridge
Armenia
Yerevan City Is Accessible for People with Disabilities
Nagorno-Karabakh
Prisoners' Rights in the Karabakh Prison Matter
Ukraine
Victims of Domestic Violence Have a Safe Place to Hide
Abkhazia
Dealing with the Authorities Is No Longer a Nightmare
Azerbaijan
Human Rights Activists Were Released from Prison
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

Support for civil society in Ukraine: timeline
, 2022-09-30
Since the beginning of full-scale invasion of Russian armed forces into Ukraine which started on 24 February 2022, NESEHNUTI and its programme The Initiative Way has been providing various kinds of support for representatives of civil society in Ukraine. See a timeline of selected actions of support on a donation page. Help us save the...Read more
In Focus: The Continuing Efforts to Provide Humanitarian Support For Ukraine
, 2022-09-26
Provision of drinking water for the most vulnerable, assistance to victims of sexual violence commited by Russian soldiers, evacuation of Crimean Tatars, and the supply of material aid corresponding to the needs of Ukrainian civic organizations. These are just some of the ways that Brno non-profit organization NESEHNUTÍ is helping Ukraine. The motivation to lend...Read more
International Barcamp on Public Participation in Climate Change Solutions
, 2022-09-20
The project “International Barcamp on Public Participation in Climate Change Solutions” is part of a long-term cooperation between 7 partners from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Czechia, Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine with main aim: to present possible pro-climate measures at municipal level by offering new solutions to the fight against climate change and raising awareness of environmental...Read more