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Svirsk Community Foundation

Molodeznaya st. 6-а
Svirsk, Irkutskaya Oblast 665420
Russia

Most Meaningful Change

Due to our work in the city, three charitable programs aimed at the development of Svirsk are consistently implemented. With our help, several facilities have been renovated and landscaped. Festive events are held for children. Over the past three years we have raised US$600,000.

2007 Year Founded

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Last Updated: 09.22.14

Population Area Served

13,103

Identifying Information
OrganizationSvirsk Community Foundation
Address 1Molodeznaya st. 6-а
Address 2Did not answer
City / TownSvirsk
State / RegionIrkutskaya Oblast
ZIP / Postal Code665420
CountryRussia
ContinentEurope
Map Address (If Different)Molodezhnaya ulitsa
Map City / Town (If Different)Svirsk, Irkutskaya oblast'
Map State / Region (If Different)
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)665448
Map Country (If Different)Russia
Phone+7 39573 2 29 75
Emailbfms@svirsk.ru
Websitewww.bfmssvirsk.ru
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Marina Alexandrova Zmanovskaya, Director
Primary Contact’s NameMarina Zmanovskaya
Primary Contact’s PositionDirector
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2007
Mission StatementDid not answer
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced13,103
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)4
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members5
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$170,000
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal YearDid not answer
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 YearsSignificant improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipPlayed an important role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed an important role
Grassroots activismPlayed an important role
Inadequate government servicesDid not answer
Changes in the political environmentDid not answer
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed an important role
Government initiative fundingPlayed an important role
Foundation initiative fundingPlayed a centrally important role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingPlayed a centrally important role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesDid not answer
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodFair amount of time
LocallyLots of time
RegionallyDid not answer
NationallyDid not answer
InternationallyDid not answer
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationN/A
Seeking local donationsCentrally important
Having a gender balance in the organizationDid not answer
Board reflective of community diversityImportant but not central
Building an endowmentDid not answer
Serving donor needsN/A
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityCentrally important
Building inclusion and trust in the communityDid not answer
Pursuing equityDid not answer
Accountability to local peopleDid not answer
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyDid not answer
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureLot
EducationNot at all
EnvironmentFair amount
HealthLot
Human and social servicesLittle
Human rightsNot at all
International relationsNot at all
ReligionNot at all
Economic developmentLot
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityNot at all
Information technologyFair amount
Strengthening local or regional governmentNot at all
HousingNot at all
ChildrenLot
WaterNot at all
Alternative energyLittle
Disaster reliefDid not answer
Advocacy with authoritiesNot at all
Job trainingLittle
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOften
Promote collaboration between granteesOccasionally
Promote understanding of public policyOften
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOccasionally
AdvocacyNever
Loaned staffNever
ResearchRarely
Community needs assessmentOccasionally
Leadership developmentNever
InternshipsNever
Providing space for local organizationsOccasionally
Access to information technologyOccasionally
Publishing/knowledge sharingOften
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyDid not answer
CrimeDid not answer
Trust among different sections of the communityGetting much better
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesGetting better
Social position of marginalized groupsDid not answer
Responsiveness of authoritiesGetting much better
Appropriateness of public policiesGetting much better
Value of community assetsGetting better
Quality of the environmentGetting much better
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting better
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting much better
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting much better
Gender equityDid not answer
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting much better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingGetting much better
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyDo not work in this sphere
CrimeDo not work in this sphere
Trust among different sections of the communitySome important achievements
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesMuch achievement
Social position of marginalized groupsDid not answer
Responsiveness of authoritiesMuch achievement
Appropriateness of public policiesMuch achievement
Value of community assetsSome important achievements
Quality of the environmentSome important achievements
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communitySome important achievements
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsMuch achievement
Networks and links between different parts of the communityMuch achievement
Gender equityDid not answer
Charitable giving through the community foundationMuch achievement
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingMuch achievement
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLot
Informal associations of citizensN/A
Non-governmental organizationsLot
Local governmentLot
National governmentN/A
UniversitiesDid not answer
SchoolsLittle
BusinessesLot
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersDid not answer
Regional association of grantmakersDid not answer
Global Fund for Community FoundationsDid not answer
Particular foundationVery helpful
Other organizationDid not answer
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsNo
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesDid not answer
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 fundingVery important
Better legal or fiscal environmentVery important
More volunteersVery important
Access to advice or technical assistanceVery important
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 YearsDue to our work in the city, three charitable programs aimed at the development of Svirsk are consistently implemented. With our help, several facilities have been renovated and landscaped. Festive events are held for children. Over the past three years we have raised US$600,000.
 

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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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