Putin pointed to the continuous growth of funding for social projects

The financing of social projects under the program of presidential grants will not be cut down, in recent years it has only increased, said the head of the state Vladimir Putin on the forum of the active citizens Community. His words on Friday, November 3, RIA Novosti reported.

“Since 2012 we got our first grants were billion. This year 7 billion or more. In all that time — 22 billion”, — Putin said in response to a request not to reduce the amount of funding.

A member of “Urfin jus. Inclusive charity show”, the winner of the first grant competition, Jan Kuznetsov told the Russian leader about the work in the framework of the project, and his mother asked him not to cut the funding for the Fund.

On 1 August it was reported that the grants of the head of state on the implementation of public projects has received 970 from more than 6,6 thousand NGOs. Then the Director of the Agency for social information, member of the Public chamber of Russia Elena Topoleva-Soldunova said that the competition for NCO of the presidential grants have demonstrated the growth of professional requirements for applicant organizations.

Competitions for grants held since 2006. From 2017 was established by a single operator — the presidential grants.