Tolstoy declares that the system of grants of the Russkiy Mir Foundation needs to be reformed – Politics
BELGRADE, October 14. / Corr. TASS Pavel Bushuev /. The system of grant support for the Russkiy Mir Foundation needs to be reformed to reduce bureaucratic obstacles. Adviser to the President of Russia, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vladimir Tolstoy made this statement on Thursday.
“I recently became a member of the management of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, I don’t want to make any sudden changes, especially since the achievement has many achievements. At the same time, the grant support system needs to be reformed towards avoiding excessive bureaucracy,” he said. he.
“Of course, money, and there budget money, must be carried out, controlled, they cannot be distributed uncontrollably, especially since there are not so many of them. When selecting an initiative, of course, it is necessary to rely on the expert opinion of the embassies, and, in this case,” Russian at home “, representative office of” Rossotrudnichestvo ” [в Сербии]: people work on the ground, they know perfectly well which initiators, coming from here, deserve attention. I would like to establish such expert assistance in the selection of projects, “Tolstoy continued.
“Further, perhaps, really simplify reporting, so as not to make it impossible for people to participate in the grant program. It will take some time, but there is such a desire. “
Tolstoy, that the management of the fund has strengthened, according to Russian legislation, the structure of management, control and supervision has changed. The fund’s board of trustees includes the deputy head of the presidential administration Dmitry Kozak, leading federal ministers – Sergei Lavrov, Olga Lyubimova, Sergei Kravtsov, Valery Falkov.
The decree on the creation of the fund was signed by the head of state Vladimir Putin on June 21, 2007. The fund was created to “popularize the Russian language.” for a total amount of about 200-300 million rubles.