Objective The object of the foundation is to assist in creating civil society through intellectual and information support of democratic transformation processes and economic reforms in Ukraine, its integration into the European instrumentalities, practical implementation of international, national, regional and local programs aimed at improving socioeconomic status, meeting and protecting legitimate social, economic and creative interests of people.
Polissya Foundation for International and Regional Studies was founded and registered in 2004 as a non-governmental think tank. The founders were academics, civil servants and teachers of higher educational institutions of Chernihiv.
Over the years of its existence the Foundation has become known in Chernihiv region, Ukraine and abroad due to its vigorous activity. 12 experts have been engaged in the foundation activity. For 7 years of Polissya Foundation activity about 30 projects have been implemented, more than 60 studies have been conducted using various instrumentaruim (opinion polls, expert interviews, focus-groups, depth interviews, etc).