PROJECT: ‘City Dream’: a crowdsourcing platform for local communities

Denys is a co-founder of Leaders Fund, a matching stipend initiative for non-profit leaders, and a former manager of,  free IT courses to youth and IDPs. He owns copywriting agency, which works with customers  in the IT sector, specifically from fintech and blockchain.

Denys consults start-ups, non-profits and government officials on Sustainable Development Goal targets and impact investment. He is also an investor in Promprylad.Renovation innovation center in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, President of Rotary Club Cherkasy Centre, and a host of the Exchange Me podcast. Denys envisions the biggest potential for change at the intersection of open tech and human development.

“The City Dream’s long-term impact is in building communities. When citizens start to cooperate and take responsibility, their circles of belonging expand. Eventually, this leads to new level of opportunities and enhanced trust in the society.” – DENYS ANDRUSHCHENKO

‘City Dream’: a crowdsourcing platform for local communities

Fellowship Summary: Development and launch of a ‘City Dream’ digital platform that facilitates more participatory local planning in the Cherkasy region.

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Fellowship Programs 2021
Country Ukraine
Areas of Interest Community mobilisation
Topics Democratic participation
Economic development
Project duration June 2022 - April 2023