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Baikal Community Foundation

Babushkina str. 25
Ulan-Ude, Buryatia Republic 670031
Russia

Mission

To make charity trendy and life better

Most Meaningful Change

We bring together the resources of government, business and nonprofit organizations; 30% of our raised funds are donations from local individuals. The foundation has launched various programs, including social project competitions, public service improvement contests, construction of sports and children playgrounds, a charity ball and charity auctions, youth employment programs, and collection of Christmas gifts for children with special needs. Other nonprofit organizations and business organizations have begun to replicate these projects.

2005 Year Founded
$6,300 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Top Programmatic Priorities
Population Area Served

970,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationBaikal Community Foundation
Address 1Babushkina str. 25
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownUlan-Ude
State / RegionBuryatia Republic
ZIP / Postal Code670031
CountryRussia
ContinentEurope
Map Address (If Different)ulitsa Babushkina, 25
Map City / Town (If Different)Ulan-Ude
Map State / Region (If Different)Buryatiya Republits
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Russia
Phone+7 (3012) 23-22-16
Emailbbfond@list.ru
Websitewww.pomogi-serdcem.ru
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Grudinin Anatoliy, Executive director
Primary Contact’s NameAnatoliy Grudinin
Primary Contact’s PositionExecutive Director
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2005
Mission StatementTo make charity trendy and life better
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced970,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)9
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)12
Total Board Members15
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$82,423
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$73,423
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$6,300
Does Organization Have an EndowmentNo but intend to build one
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsA little improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed a slight role
Philanthropic giftsNo role
Grassroots activismDid not answer
Inadequate government servicesPlayed an important role
Changes in the political environmentPlayed a slight role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed a slight role
Government initiative fundingNo role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed a centrally important role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesNo role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodFair amount of time
LocallyLots of time
RegionallyFair amount of time
NationallyVery little time
InternationallyVery little time
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationCentrally important
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationImportant but not central
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentImportant but not central
Serving donor needsImportant but not central
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityCentrally important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityCentrally important
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyImportant but not central
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureFair amount
EducationFair amount
EnvironmentLittle
HealthFair amount
Human and social servicesLot
Human rightsNot at all
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentFair amount
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityLittle
Information technologyFair amount
Strengthening local or regional governmentLittle
HousingNot at all
ChildrenLittle
WaterNot at all
Alternative energyNot at all
Disaster reliefNot at all
Advocacy with authoritiesFair amount
Job trainingLot
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOften
Promote collaboration between granteesOccasionally
Promote understanding of public policyOccasionally
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOften
AdvocacyOccasionally
Loaned staffOften
ResearchOccasionally
Community needs assessmentOften
Leadership developmentOften
InternshipsOften
Providing space for local organizationsOccasionally
Access to information technologyOften
Publishing/knowledge sharingOften
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting better
CrimeNo change
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting better
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesNo change
Social position of marginalized groupsGetting better
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting better
Appropriateness of public policiesNo change
Value of community assetsGetting better
Quality of the environmentNo change
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting better
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting better
Gender equityGetting better
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyA few small achievements
CrimeDo not work in this sphere
Trust among different sections of the communityA few small achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesA few small achievements
Social position of marginalized groupsA few small achievements
Responsiveness of authoritiesA few small achievements
Appropriateness of public policiesA few small achievements
Value of community assetsA few small achievements
Quality of the environmentDo not work in this sphere
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communitySome important achievements
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsA few small achievements
Networks and links between different parts of the communityA few small achievements
Gender equityA few small achievements
Charitable giving through the community foundationA few small achievements
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingSome important achievements
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLot
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLot
Local governmentLot
National governmentLittle
UniversitiesLot
SchoolsLittle
BusinessesLot
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersVery helpful
Regional association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsNeither helpful or unhelpful
Particular foundationNeither helpful or unhelpful
Other organizationDid not answer
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsYes
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesYes
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doYes
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingImportant
Better legal or fiscal environmentVery important
More volunteersImportant
Access to advice or technical assistanceImportant
Better local culture of givingVery important
Stronger civil societyVery important
More responsive authoritiesVery important
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsWe bring together the resources of government, business and nonprofit organizations; 30% of our raised funds are donations from local individuals. The foundation has launched various programs, including social project competitions, public service improvement contests, construction of sports and children playgrounds, a charity ball and charity auctions, youth employment programs, and collection of Christmas gifts for children with special needs. Other nonprofit organizations and business organizations have begun to replicate these projects.
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

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