Vladimir Potanin Foundation

Vladimir Potanin Foundation

International Forum “Endowment 2020”

This year the event will be held on-line: the main program is on November, 16-20th, and the preceding event “Endowment ecosystems” takes place on November, 10-13th

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Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia-Europe

Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia – Europe is a two-year peer-exchange program implemented by the Center for Philanthropy Development in partnership with the European Foundation Centre

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Notice for grantees and partners of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation

Under uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, we want to provide the most comfortable environment for all grant projects that have been planned to come to life

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Vladimir Potanin donates one billion rubles to support the non-profit sector in times of global instability

The Foundation is now announcing the launch of new large-scale initiatives to help non-profits and their beneficiaries to survive the next few months

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Fostering Leadership

Vladimir Potanin Foundation in partnership with The Bell Newsletter is launching a series of online talks with leaders of the humanitarian sector about values that will inform our future

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The future of philanthropy: a view from Russia

The Center for Philanthropy Development’s paper on the future of philanthropy attempts to produce a credible forecast of that future by documenting key current trends

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Dear Friends,

I have been engaged in philanthropy for more than twenty years. It has become an important part of my life. In 1999 I created a philanthropic foundation in order to implement projects in education, culture and philanthropy development in a truly effective manner. 

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Vladimir Potanin

Our mission

We develop a philanthropy culture, uniting creative professionals who play a key role in solving current public issues and achieve sustainable social change.

We provide opportunities for new ideas and create a favorable environment to make them come true.

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18 november 2020
An introduction to impact measurement

Saïd Business School (Oxford Saïd) in partnership with the Vladimir Potanin Foundation will hold the discussion exploring why measurement matters

6 november 2020
The Vladimir Potanin Foundation announced the winners of the final cycle “Philanthropy School” competition by invitation

The Expert Council announced 9 organizations – winners from different regions of the country.

2 november 2020
The Vladimir Potanin Foundation Opens up New Horizons: Creating Common Good and Solving Social Problems through the “Power of Sport”

Blagosfera presented the results of research in design of social projects in sport

30 october 2020
“Sport creates an opportunity to change our life for the better”

Oksana Oracheva, the General Director of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation, gave an interview to TASS where she told us why the Foundation turned to sport and what is the role of sport in public life.