In Odessa, on the territory of the Summer Theater of the City Garden, on Saturday, September 8, 2018, on the day of the Global Action “Rise For Climate”, an ecological festival “ECOfest`2018, Odesa” was held under the slogan “Turn On the Eco-Consciousness!”


Within the framework of the project Minorities Inclusion Lab: Stimulus for Social & Civic Engagement: V4 for EaP, which is funded by the International Visegrad Fund, in the face of the Polish municipality Cieszanów gmina led by the mayor Zdzisław Zadworny has awarded the grant to Odessa Development Fund for the public space “Dvor-SCENA” in Odessa, Ukraine


The second weekend of autumn has pleased by not only events in the sphere of IT-technologies, but also with free of festival for children and adults “JULA”.

This is a unique project, during which the children can no just play and have fun, and to learn and to get acquainted. Same possibility was given for their parents also –  was organized a series of master classes and consultations for adults. 


30th July 2016, within the framework of Odessa Street Art Festival were held master classes in street art, pottery, sculpting, painting and decoupage.
Activity of children was supported with help of the contests and draws of prize, entertainment, ice cream, music, swing and outdoor trampoline. However, special attention was given to street art canvas as an one of the walls of park of the Heroic Defense of Odessa. 


International Business Forum Odessa 5T Summer Business Days was successfully completed at the 1st July, 2016 in Odessa.
Forum was organized by the Odessa Development Fund NGO and the Odessa Tourism Association, under the initiatives of the Department of Tourism & Resorts, MEDT and Odessa City Council Department of Economic Development.


Opening of the first Mural in Odessa was 27th June 2016!

Murals create face of the city. Odessa with its beautiful architecture, due joining to the new cultural movement, will receive somewhat other kind. The works themselves in their most part can called works of art.


Under the initiatives of the Odessa Development Fund together with The Odessa Municipal Energy Agency have been selected secondary schools №1 and №120 in Odessa for participation in the pilot project «Energy efficient lighting in schools of Odessa», for replaced of the lighting system in the school gyms of these two schools on the energy-efficient lighting.

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26th April, 2016, supported by the Odessa City Council and the Odessa Development Fund NGO was held a seminar for Housing Cooperatives (“condominiums” in european meaning) and Building Cooperatives on theme “Apartment House: Basics of Energy Efficiency”. Seminar was conducted in the framework of Project of IFC (International Financial Corporation) – “Energy efficiency in the Residential Sector of Ukraine”.

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NGO Odessa Development Fund jointly with NGO Odessa Miracle have gained one of the leadership position in the contest of the social projects.

4th April, 2016, in compliance with the Program of solving priority social problems of the Odessa city, was held the next (for the fifteenth time) contest of the social projects for 2016.
Within a contest have been filed 66 of social projects for 12 categories.