Our projects

The porfolio of Top-Kaya counts over 20 successfully implemented project, including national and international ones, with local resources and international financial assistance. The projects were implemented, in particular, with the support of the International Visegrad Fund, the National Endowment for Democracy, the Embassy of the United States, and other donors.

  • Design the change: revitalization of the neighbourhood common space in Hola Prystan/ Citizen-monitoring in Hola Prystan: a boost for a tangible social engagement. V4 for Ukraine

    The synergetic projects were aimed at setting up and testing a workable instrument for monitoring of public opinion, carrying out public consultations with the aim to empower the local community of Hola Prystan, Kherson oblast, Ukraine, and its various segments, to influence decision-making processes and pursue local development agenda in public space management and improvement. Public consultations at different stages and in a number of various formats, including those allowing for a direct face-to-face exchange ofRead More

  • Black Sea Regional Development Network: Transfer of Visegrad Experience in Regional Development to Black Sea EaP countries

    The BRD-NET project’s aim was to strengthen the capacity of NGOs and local experts, and their ability to attract EU expertise and funding for regional development, and to improve synergies between the third sector’s and local governments’ initiatives in the Black Sea EaP countries by tapping into the experience of the Visegrad countries. The project offered an international online course on project development to acquire project proposal preparation and coalition building skills, Dialogues of Partners in 8 pilot municipalities toRead More

  • Promoting Ethnic Tolerance in Three Multi-Cultural Regions of Ukraine

    The project was aimed at developing and testing teaching techniques and methodologies incorporating multiculturalism and tolerance promotion by bringing together people from those Ukrainian regions where culture- and ethnic-based divergences require particular attention of governmental and civil society organizations. Throughout the project, the selected teachers were prepared through intensive training for trainers to acquire both coaching skills and tolerance learning knowledge. The events were conducted in three target regions: Chernivtsi, Crimea and Zakarapttia, to betterRead More

  • Earlier projects overview

    Fostering and support to local civic initiatives ‘Top-Kaya’ seeks to strengthen the role of civil society organizations in Ukraine and to facilitate their organizational development. Since 2010, these activities have been supported by the National Endowment of Democracy (NED), and the partner organization “People in Need” (Czech Republic). They include education (trainings, seminars and consulting for civil society organizations and NGOs on project design, organizational management, team building, volunteerism), methodological support (literature, films, consultations), organizingRead More