Contest of students’ volunteering projects

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The People Changing the World contest is a grant contest of students’ volunteer projects. If you are a student from an approved university, you have the opportunity to submit your own volunteer project and receive a grant of up to 50,000 rubles towards its implementation.

Volunteer projects are a great opportunity not only to do good, but also to:

Project topics accepted for consideration

Environmental Protection
  • projects meant to combat municipal landfills, preserve and rehabilitate forests, help homeless animals and birds, including wildlife, and to collect specific types of waste
  • other projects related to eco-education, conservation and restoration of the environment
  • projects focused on developing an accessible environment including campaigns to create a barrier-free environment, assisting children and adults with disabilities whilst attending public events;
  • arranging and conducting events involving individuals with health impairments;
  • other projects associated with expanding the public’s knowledge of accessible environments and ways of providing assistance to children and adults with disabilities.
Urban development
  • implementation of activities aimed at beautifying public areas, including parks, public gardens, children's playgrounds, etc.
  • decorating public buildings and spaces, temporarily or permanently
  • other types of projects designed to improve the urban environment
Social security
  • providing assistance to senior citizens, orphans, orphanages, child care centers, and homes for the elderly
  • other types of projects focusing on helping people in need of social protection

Contest stages

Submitting an application

Come up with an idea, read the rules of the contest, and fill out an application on your personal account’s page.

Evaluation of submissions

Our experts will carefully evaluate all submissions and may ask further clarifying questions.

Awarding grants to winning entries

We will contact you to complete all the required paperwork.

Projects’ execution

You have to implement your project, post information about it on social media, and send us great pictures.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Should you have any further questions about the contest, you can contact the contest’s coordinators at 8 (963) 641-3968 or via email at
One working group can submit a maximum of two projects to the contest.
The contest’s organizer will enter into a donation contract with all participants chosen as the contest’s winners. Following the signing of the contract, the grant funds will be transferred to the account of the grantee (the project’s author).
The reporting procedure and the schedule for submitting spending reports are defined in the contract between the grantee and the contest’s organizer. Following the project’s completion, the grantee must present to the company any and all documents confirming receipt of the goods paid for with the grant funds.
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