Innovation and Development Foundation (IDF) is a Tbilisi/Kyiv/Chicago-based international solutions platform designing innovative mechanisms for accumulation, acceleration, and transfer of expertise for reforming the state sector, consulting business and strengthening civil societies in young democratic countries and transitional economies.

Projects by IDF

Areas of Expertise

E-Government / Gov Tech

E-Government / Gov Tech

Supporting development of e-governance with strategy, policy and vision creation based on new technologies such as Blockchain, Biometrics, AI and big data management as well as identification systems

Smart Management

Smart Management

Helping to simplify and optimize public services and to make public administration smarter. Including border and aid management or any other

Sectoral Reforms

Sectoral Reforms

Initiating, planning and executing reforms in a wide range of sectors, both public and private, which has affected countries’ ratings in the most prestigious international rankings, such as “Doing Business”

Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Offering context based anti-corruption policy adoption with wide portfolio of anti-corruption initiatives, including decentralised investigation platform and anti-corruption courts


WikiInvestigation invites active citizens to participate in a focus group

The EU-funded project “Supporting prevention of corruption and investigation through civic engagement on a local level” (WikiInvestigation) invites active Ukrainians to participate in a focus group “”Public Opinion Survey on Understanding Corruption in Ukraine”. Considering situation with the spread of COVID-19, the focus group will be held online. To participate in the focus group, you […]


IDF expert`s opinion on the results of the first year of the High Anti-Corruption Court work

September 5 marked one year since the beginning of the procedural activity of the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine. “Society demands punishment of corrupt officials, especially top government officials, so the work of the High Anti-Corruption Court is extremely important and is always under public observation”, says Liudmyla Arakhmia, the expert of the Innovation and […]


Details about hackers for whom a $1 million reward was offered were published on the Wikiinvestigation platform

July 23, the crowdsourcing investigative platform WikiInvestigation launched an investigation into two cybercriminals who are wanted for securities fraud conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, computer fraud conspiracy, wire fraud and computer fraud. The author of the investigation “Boys for a million. What do we know about hackers for whom the United States promises a million dollars?” […]


The person involved in the WikiInvestigation investigation did not pass the regional prosecutors` attestation

The prosecutor of the Poltava Regional Prosecutor’s Office Roman Galiuk didn’t pass the interview during the attestation of prosecutors of regional prosecutor’s offices. This information became known after the results of interviews of prosecutors of regional prosecutor’s offices were published on the website of the Office of the Prosecutor General. WikiInvestigation`s investigation “Prosecutorial Landlords. Part […]


The Kyiv region reserve bought a restaurant from a businesswoman and then leased it to her

December 18, 2018, the Pereiaslav National Historical and Ethnographic Reserve entered into a contract with Svitlana Vasylivna Tymchenko, a citizen of Ukraine, for the purchase of a land plot and a 50-seat restaurant. The total cost of the restaurant and the land under the contract was 19,989,387 hryvnias or 716,979 dollars. This information is mentioned […]


IDF-Ukraine Director: Significant changes caused by the prosecutorial reform need to be protected

IDF-Ukraine Director Liudmyla Ievsieienko stated in a column for “Ukrayinska Pravda” that “significant changes caused by the prosecutorial reform need to be protected” The main goal of the prosecutorial reform was to radically change the standards of activity of the institution. Namely, to increase the effectiveness of the prosecutor’s office and to make it respected […]


IDF team is delighted to congratulate NABU on its 5th anniversary

Innovation and Development Foundation team is delighted to congratulate the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine on its 5th anniversary. Liudmyla Ievsieienko Director IDF-Ukraine “It is a great pleasure for us that the Georgian experts of the Innovation and Development Foundation stood at the origins of the creation of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine. Particularly, […]


IDF experts developed a checklist on how to get land from the state for agricultural purposes

Experts of Innovation and Development Foundation and the WikiInvestigation project created a detailed checklist on how to get land from the state for agricultural use. To acquiring ownership of agricultural land can: Ukrainian citizens; Ukrainian legal entities, members of which (shareholders, members) are only citizens of Ukraine and / or the state, and / or […]


Dnipro Student Festival was canceled after the investigation on the WikiInvestigation platform

After the investigation “Choosing student festival instead of counteracting the coronavirus in Dnipro,” was conducted and published on the WikiInvestigation platform, the Dnipro City Council’s Department for Humanitarian Policy rejected the proposals of local entrepreneurs to hold a student festival. This information can be found in the e-procurement system Prozorro. According to the investigation, the […]


WikiInvestigation created a Checklist for monitoring procurement of supplies aimed to counteract coronavirus pandemic

The Innovation and Development Foundation and the WikiInvestigation project have initiated the All-Ukrainian Procurement Control required to eliminate corruption risks during procurement of supplies aimed to counteract coronavirus pandemic. Checklist is available here. We call for the public to join the Control: ✅Check procurements, including made via Prozorro; ✅Detect overpricing; ✅Publish your own investigations on […]