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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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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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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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31 march 2020
Helping the Helpers

As part of Vladimir Potanin’s large-scale initiative to support non-profits in times of instability, the Foundation is launching its New Dimension grant competition with a 500 million ruble budget

24 march 2020
Common Cause: A Gesture of Solidarity with NGOs under Pressure from the Coronavirus Pandemic Consequences

The one-time grant competition will be held for seven months, from March through September 2020, with applications reviewed and selected on a monthly basis

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