Ukraine: Language, Culture, Identity
Ukrainian Studies Foundation in Australia Ltd.
USFA has been a sponsor of several Ukrainian Studies conferences in Australia in the past, including the conference of the Ukrainian Studies Association of Australia at the University of Adelaide in 2008 and the conference “Contemporary Ukrainian Culture: The European and Global Context” at Monash University in 2005.
USFA was the main source of funds for the Ukrainian Studies Centre at Macquarie University from the 1980s to the 2000s. The Foundation has also supported many research projects in Ukrainian Studies at Monash University. It has assisted Australian university students to undertake long and short courses of study in Ukraine. USFA has been one of the sponsors of the Australian division of the Petro Jacyk International Ukrainian Language Competition.
The Karpaty Foundation
Established in 2010, The Karpaty Foundation provides grants to individuals and organisations for the purpose of building a fair, just, creative and caring society, particularly in relation to the Ukrainian community in Australia and in Ukraine.
The Karpaty Foundation has supported Ukrainian community cultural and youth groups, publications, the Ukrainian Education Council of Australia teachers’ conference, and the popular Hopak in the Park Festival in Melbourne. It has funded scholarships for study in Ukraine and other countries.
Dnister Ukrainian Credit Co-operative Ltd.
Dnister has a distinguished tradition of supporting education and research with a Ukrainian focus in Australia. Dnister has supported previous conferences organised by Monash Ukrainian Studies, the Ukrainian Studies Association of Australia and the Shevchenko Scientific Society; it has given support every year to the Australian division of the Petro Jacyk International Ukrainian Language Competition since the competition’s inception in 2010; in 2010 it was also the sponsor of the Monash Dnister Visiting Fellow, Professor Serhii Plokhy. Dnister supports Ukrainian community schools in Australia and has sponsored many initiatives of the Ukrainian Education Council of Australia.