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 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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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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10 february 2021
Call for applications for the Olympic Scholarships competition

The winners will receive scholarships to study on RIOU’s English language version of the Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course in academic year 2021/22

5 february 2021
Call for the Applications for the festival EndowFest!

The festival will take place within the forum “Endowment 2021. More than money”

21 january 2021
Participants of the EFC Philanthropic Leadership Platform: Russia-Europe 2021

The program which is focused on leaders in philanthropy, is implemented by the Center for Philanthropy Development of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation and the European Foundation Centre

21 december 2020
“Fostering Leadership”: online talk with Alexander Auzan

On November 25, the Fostering Leadership Project streamed a conversation with Alexander Auzan, the Dean of the Moscow State University’s Faculty of Economics