Project activity of Russian non-profit organizations
key problems and contradictions

Smirnov V.A.

Kostroma State Agricultural Academy, Kostroma, Russia

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Smirnov V.A. Project activity of Russian non-profit organizations: key problems and contradictions. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2016. No 2. P. 62-69


The article presents a sociological analysis of grant activity of Russian non-profit organizations. Analyzing the content of grant applications and projects of Presidential grants winners, author concludes a low efficiency of this activity, its simulated nature. As main method of research quantitative content analysis was used of all grant applications submitted for funding in competition for Presidential grants.

non-profit organizations; social planning; grant competition; content analysis
Content No 2, 2016