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Vladimir Potanin Foundation

Vladimir Potanin Foundation

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 receives The Art Newspaper Russia Award

Recognizing outstanding contributions to arts and culture, the VIII Art Newspaper Russia prize was awarded to our founder Vladimir Potanin in the category Personal Contribution

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The forum “Endowments 2020. Collaboration Space” is postponed until the autumn

Given the unfavorable epidemiological situation related to the coronavirus pandemic and the measures imposed by the Mayor of Moscow, the 4th International Forum, “Endowments 2020. Collaboration Space”, has been rescheduled from March 26–27 to the autumn

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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23 march 2020
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

16 march 2020
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

16 march 2020
The forum “Endowments 2020. Collaboration Space” is postponed until the autumn

Given the unfavorable epidemiological situation related to the coronavirus pandemic and the measures imposed by the Mayor of Moscow, the 4th International Forum, “Endowments 2020. Collaboration Space”, has been rescheduled from March 26–27 to the autumn

14 march 2020
The future of regional museums: results of the “Museum: The Power of Place” foresight session have now been published

The Foundation presented possible ways for museums to grow and evolve in the modern socio-cultural context