Materials of the Third National Conference “Social animation for the development of culture and communities”. – Kropyvnytskyi: ISСM, 2017. – 48 р. The Third National Conference “Social animation for the development of culture and communities” was conducted within framework of the project “ School of Civic Participation – 3” by Institute of SocioCultural Management supported by The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, on November 17 – 19, 2017 in Lviv-Bryuhovichy, Lviv region. Conference materials will be useful for the activists, managers and employees of cultural institutions, and all not indifferent to the reform of cultural institutions, social problems and improvement of the life of communities.