Nick Deychakiwsky is a Program Officer at the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (Flint, Michigan) managing the Foundation’s Civil Society – United States and Global Philanthropy & Nonprofit Sector program areas. Between 2000 and 2006 Nick was responsible for Mott’s civil society programming in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova. Prior to that he lived in Ukraine between 1990-1999 where he worked as MBA program director at the International Management Institute – Kyiv (1990-1991), Executive Secretary of the Council of Advisors to the Parliament of Ukraine (1992), Deputy Executive Director of the International Renaissance Foundation, part of the Soros network of foundations (1993-1995), and Western NIS Regional Director at the Eurasia Foundation (1995-1999).
Between 2002 and 2006 Nick was first a board member and then chair of both the Russia Donors Forum and the Ukrainian Philanthropists Forum. In the United States he served as a board member of the National Council of Nonprofits (2010-2012) and Independent Sector’s Public Policy Committee member in 2012. He currently serves on the Global Philanthropy Forum’s Steering Group and the Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation of Livingston County (Michigan).