As of 4 March 2022, an equivalent of more than UAH 7.8 billion has been transferred to the special account the NBU opened to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Money has been coming in from people and businesses in Ukraine and from all over the international community (including the U.S., the UK, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Finland, the Czech Republic, China, France, Canada, and many other countries).
Over UAH 765 million of that amount has been received from abroad in foreign currencies (U.S. dollar, euro, GB pound, Canadian dollar, Chinese renminbi, Japanese yen, Swiss franc, Polish zloty, Australian dollar).
The NBU has already allocated part of these funds (UAH 5.4 billion) for the needs of the military, in particular:
- UAH 450 million for the National Guard of Ukraine (26 February 2022)
- UAH 850 million for the National Police of Ukraine (UAH 150 million on 28 February 2022, UAH 700 million on 3 March 2022)
- UAH 3,701.6 million for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine (UAH 182,3 million on 28 February 2022; UAH 675 million on 1 March 2022; UAH 168 million on 1 March 2022, UAH 1,999.3 million on 2 March 2022; UAH 677 million on 4 March 2022);
- and UAH 420 million for the National Guard of Ukraine (3 March 2022).
Now, the special account balance amounts to UAH 2.4 billion.
To help the Ukrainian Army, funds can be transferred both to IBAN and from a card: https://bank.gov.ua/ua/about/support-the-armed-forces