About us

Ukrainian Social Investment Fund (USIF) is a non-profit organization established to support vulnerable groups of population and initiatives of territorial communities and non-governmental organizations.

USIF activities are guided by the following documents:

USIF Mission is to strengthen territorial communities’ capacities, improve conditions for providing basic social services, promote development of the social sphere and infrastructure of Ukraine.

USIF is a reliable and predictable partner in effective use of international assistance funds intended for social needs with a focus on social infrastructure objects development.

USIF invests funds of international donors into social sphere for the following purposes:

  • restoration of residential buildings, social and communal infrastructure (kindergartens, schools, medical institutions, clubs, water supply, roads, etc);
  • development of local communities’ capacities in solving local problems, promotion of their participation in decision making;
  • providing support to formation of innovative models of social services, including the ones, intended for vulnerable groups of population (disabled persons, orphans, homeless, elderly, victims of violence, etc.).

USIF pays special attention to modern technologies of energy efficiency when implements its projects at community level.

In different years Government of Germany (KfW), the World Bank, European Union, Government of Japan (JSDF), Government of Sweden (SIDA), UK Government (DFID), Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Canadian International Development Agency, International ‘Renaissance’ Foundation, UNDP were among donors of USIF projects.

Results of USIF 20-year activity can be found at the link.

At its Strategic session, held in Kyiv on March 12-13, 2018, Ukrainian Social Investment Fund has identified areas for its further strategic development, which include human resources development, introduction and implementation of integrity principles, ensuring transparency and positive visibility, significant increase in the quality of construction works and effectiveness of community development activities, and measures for their implementation.

To view the full text of the corresponding findings please follow the link.

USIF Strategic (monitoring) session, held on 12-14.06.2019 in the town of Sviatogirsk (Donetsk region), allowed USIF personnel to discuss and jointly identify further work priorities, available under the link.