PORA grants are awarded to the best eligible projects relating to the development in the Arctic in such fields as:

  • Protecting nature and human habitat ecology;
  • Supporting traditional industries of the aboriginal population of the Arctic as a means of ensuring their survival;
  • IT contributing to the development in the Arctic in the social and economic dimensions;
  • Innovation and technology improving human life conditions and economic performance in the High North;
  • Healthy way of life and cutting-edge technology in health care as a means of preserving and developing human resources;
  • Protecting threatened and endangered species as part of preserving biodiversity and promoting environmental tourism.

Rewards

In 2019, the standard grant sum is RUB 50,000 for individual applicants and 100,000 for organizations.