Regrant Program

The Hope for Ukraine Regrant Program aims to provide financial support to US and Ukraine-based nonprofits actively addressing the rapid response and long-term needs of Ukraine’s people, with a particular emphasis on women-led and Ukraine-led smaller nonprofits with budgets below $500,000. The goal is to strengthen the impact of partners, focusing on both direct support in Ukraine and assistance for refugees in the US.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) or fiscally sponsored by eligible 501(c)(3) organizations.
  • Operate actively in Ukraine.
  • Directly engaged with high-need populations, including individuals with disabilities, and immigrant and refugee communities.
  • Alignment with strategic approaches focusing on projects that prioritize: human services, education and food insecurity projects.
  • Funding will not be provided for the following: political activities, including salaries for political staff; religious activities; debt reduction; non-profit startup costs; or programs falling outside the scope of our funding priorities.
Application Process
  • Application form hosted on the Hope for Ukraine website, accessible to the public.
  • Submission of a two-three page project description and proposed budget (for requests above $25,000).
  • Application deadlines aligned with quarterly cycles.
  • Communication of decisions within 2 weeks post board meeting.
  • Diligence calls for new grantees if necessary.
Reporting and Accountability
  • Grant Reports submitted after project completion, no later than one year after the quarterly deadline.
  • Reporting Form accessible via Google Docs to ensure compatibility.
  • Reports are required before considering subsequent proposals or follow-on funding.
Regrant Cycle
  • Nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) or fiscally sponsored by eligible 501(c)(3) organizations.
  • Operate actively in Ukraine.
  • Directly engaged with high-need populations, including individuals with disabilities, and immigrant and refugee communities.
  • Alignment with strategic approaches focusing on projects that prioritize: human services, education and food insecurity projects.
  • Funding will not be provided for the following: political activities, including salaries for political staff; religious activities; debt reduction; non-profit startup costs; or programs falling outside the scope of our funding priorities.
Decision-Making and Oversight
  • Review Committee includes members from Hope for Ukraine leadership—Executive Director, Senior Programmatic Leadership & Board of Directors 
  • Final approval by the Hope for Ukraine made by Board Chair based on Committee recommendations.
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Applications to HFU are accepted by invitation only. In order to receive the formal application, please complete the initial outreach form below: