Increase in Social Activity of Citizens on the Basis of Grant Support support of Rural initiatives

Alexander I. Bogatchev


The article is devoted to the problems of development of social activity of population. The low activity of local population is now characterized
by the following social trends: aloofness from public life, individualism, leading-strings mentality, consumer attitude, legal nihilism. The
characteristic of the main reasons for the current situation is given in the article. It is noted that one of the effective tools to attract social
investment and development is a grant support for local initiatives, which plays an important role in increasing the social activity of population.
This article focuses on the development of grant support in the rural areas at the modern stage. The author analyzed the current status of grant
support of rural initiatives in Russia and the Orel region. It is noted that the grant support has great potential, although it is at an early stage of its
development. In the conclusion, actions for the development of social activity at the local level are planned.

sustainable development, rural areas, grants support, local initiatives, Orel region

A. I. Bogatchev, PhD in Economics, All-Russian Research Institute of Social Development of Rural Areas, Orel State Agrarian University, director, 302019. Russia, Orel, General Rodin Str., 69, Phone: + 7 920 287 89 52, e-mail:

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