Safeguarding Policy


The $1K Project Ukraine (, is a US 501c3 direct relief effort that empowers individual sponsors, businesses and nonprofits to send $1K to Ukrainian families impacted by the war. We focus on single mothers and families with 3+ children.


The purpose of this policy is to protect people, particularly children, vulnerable adults, and beneficiaries of assistance, from any harm that may be caused due to their coming into contact with The $1k project for Ukraine. This includes harm arising from:

What is safeguarding?

Safeguarding is taking all reasonable steps to prevent harm, particularly sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment from occurring;to protect people, children, and vulnerable adults, from that harm; and to proactively identifying and having mature, accountable, and transparent systems for response, reporting, and learning when risks materialize.


All staff contracted by the $1k Project for Ukraine, board members, associated personnel whilst engaged with work or visits related to the $1k Project for Ukraine including but not limited to the following: consultants; volunteers; contractors; program visitors including journalists, celebrities, and politicians.

Policy Statement

The $1k project for Ukraine believes that everyone we come into contact with, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, or ethnic origin, has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The $1k project for Ukraine will not tolerate abuse and exploitation by staff or associated personnel. This policy will address the following areas of safeguarding: child and adult safeguarding, and protection from sexual exploitation and abuse.


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Staff responsibilities

The $1k project for Ukraine’s Code of Conduct states a clear set of expectations from all consultants; volunteers; contractors; program visitors including journalists, celebrities, and politicians. A summary is provided below:

Reporting Concerns, Response & Questions

If you have a complaint or a concern relating to safeguarding, if you suspect a safeguarding incident, or if you have any question about Safeguarding at the $1k Project for Ukraine, please report it to our safeguarding officer via email at

The $1k project for Ukraine will follow up safeguarding reports and concerns according to policy and procedure, and legal and statutory obligations pertaining in the country where the organization is registered and, if different, also in the country where the incident is reported to have taken place.

The $1k project for Ukraine will apply appropriate disciplinary measures to staff found in breach of the safeguarding policy.


It is essential that confidentiality is maintained at all stages of the process when dealing with safeguarding concerns. Information relating to the concern and subsequent case management should be shared on a need-to-know basis only and should be kept secure at all times.