Is charity or NGO trustworthy: how to check?

June 21, 2024

With Ukraine still fighting against the Russian fullscale invasion, a lot of foreign and international non-profit organizations have been operating in our country. Many of them are working independently – though some of them should be kept an eye on. There are also NGOs and charities that seek cooperation with Ukrainian CSOs and authorities.

This being the case, it is critical to verify the trustworthiness of such an institution, as scammers may mimic non-profit organizations to deceive others. Therefore, an institution offering you support or partnership must be verified. The following checklist will help you be certain that it is legitimate and trustworthy.

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