The Coordinating Committee approved a list of projects – winners of the first grant contest held by the Presidential Foundation for Cultural Initiatives. In all, the Committee received 12,460 applications from non-government commercial organisations, individual entrepreneurs, representatives from the business sector and municipal organisations. The grants, worth a total of over 3.2 billion rubles, were awarded to winning projects from 79 Russian regions.
Presidential grant recipients in culture, art and creative industries announced
First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Kiriyenko chaired a meeting of the Coordinating Committee for holding contests for Presidential grants for projects in the field of culture, art and the creative industries.