Healthy Generation contest, deadline 15 April

‘The Healthy Generation Contest’ opens


Applications are now open for Russia’s fifth ‘Healthy Generation Contest’, its purpose being to promote ways of protecting the mental health of children and teenagers.

All state and municipal institutions involved in education, science, culture, art, social care and health are eligible to apply, as well as NGOs of all kinds, provided they conform with Russian law. The winners will receive grants to fund experimental health programmes with an emphasis on preventing mental health problems.

Application can be submitted between 18th February and 15th April.  Email: Full details and the relevant documentation for the contest are available on the website of the Union for Mental Health Protection. Click on this link – сайте

The contest is to designed to encourage programmes which:

  • Reduce the risk of social isolation, victimisation, violence and aggression, including bullying within educational establishments and the maltreatment of children and teenagers;
  • Reduce the risk of emotional breakdown and stress in the personal and professional lives of people involved in education and provide training;
  • Support children and teenagers who are carers for older relatives

The contest is supported by the Ministry of Education.

For enquiries telephone: +7 (495) 640-16-37 or email:


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