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INK has selected the winners of its grant competition The District of My Dream – 2023

May 19, 2023

Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) has decided on the results of the grant competition The District of My Dream – 2023: six projects in Ust-Kut, the Ust-Kutsky and Katangsky districts will receive funding.
ИНК определила победителей грантового конкурса «Район моей мечты-2023»

The grant is provided to projects aimed at urban improvements. Community, budgetary and non-profit organizations traditionally competed for the prizes.

Seventeen entries were submitted to the jury of the competition. According to the organizers, the number of participants increased two-folds as compared with 2022. This year, the area where supported projects will be implemented has been expanded and now includes Ust-Kut, the Ust-Kutsky and Katangsky districts. Organizers considered such aspects as the accuracy of applications submitted, the number of potential beneficiaries, and the relevance and impact of proposed projects on the local area. 

As a result of ranking and expert review of entries, kindergarten No. 22 with its project “Happy Childhood”, BAM youth center with “The Territory of Youth” and the adult education center with “The Center of Gravity” projects became the winners in Ust-Kut town.

In Erbogachyon, the grant was awarded to the project called “Celestial Deer above the River” of the Katanga library. In Verkhnemarkovo settlement, INK will help upgrade the facilities of kindergarten No. 27. Financing will also be provided to the Evenk open-air ethnic park “URIKIT” in the Katangsky district.

In accordance with the contest provisions, the winning projects are to be implemented before November 15, 2023. Targeted donation contracts are in the process of execution. The award ceremony is expected to be held end of May 2023.

Irkutsk Oil Company started to run its grant competitions back in 2019. Since then, INK has supported the implementation of 38 initiatives in various spheres. The main objective of the project is to provide social support to the community and implement ideas that improve the territories where INK is present and enhance the standards of life of local residents.

Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) is one of major private producers of raw hydrocarbons in Russia. The company incorporated in 2000 engages in geological study, exploration and development of 53 subsoil blocks in the Irkutsk Region, Krasnoyarsk Region and Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). INK’s largest investment project is the gas chemistry cluster developed in Ust-Kut town. It consists of gas production, treatment, transportation and processing facilities, a helium plant and Irkutsk Polymer Plant. INK Group currently counts 14 thousand employees.

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