The Fund was established in 2022 at the initiative of UWC President Paul Grod who generously contributed CAD 50 000 for the Fund in 2022. The objective of the Fund is to support community development and institutional capacity, as well as initiatives that inform the international community about Ukraine and Ukrainian nation, and strengthen advocacy for Ukraine.
Develop communities and/or support community leadership development
Promote truthful image of Ukraine and/or Ukrainian people
Inform about Ukraine’s history, culture or today’s situation
Foster Ukrainian schooling in the diaspora
Foster Ukrainian female leadership and Ukrainian female civic movement in the diaspora
Engage youth in Ukrainian communities and promote Ukrainian youth community leadership
Chair – Paul Grod, UWC President
UWC Regional Vice Presidents Pavlo Sadokha, Vira Konyk, Natalia Poshyvaylo, Juri Danylyshyn, Tamara Olexy.
Yevgeniya Petrova, Acting WFUWO Chair
Alex Hreceniuc, President, WCUYO
Oksana Levytska, Chair, UWC Education Council
Bishop Stepan Sus, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church