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Vladimir Potanin Foundation

Vladimir Potanin Foundation

For the first time the endowment model was discussed at the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum

Representatives of Russian and international cultural institutions shared their views and experience on the endowment building practices

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Launching new endowment fund of the State Tretyakov Gallery

At the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 6 June 2019 the State Tretyakov Gallery and the Vladimir Potanin Foundation announced launching the museum’s endowment

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NEMOSKVA opens its exhibition in Bozar

A Contemporary Art Report from Russia is being organised as part of the NEMOSKVA project around the route of the Trans-Siberian railway, beyond the already known cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

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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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9 august 2019
Russian NGO leaders announced as 2019 Vladimir Potanin Foundation Fellows

Now in its third year of a three-year initiative, the Fellowships are awarded to professionals working in Russia on projects addressing social challenges, and provide a fully-funded place on the week-long Oxford Social Finance Programme

6 august 2019
2019 “Olympic Scholarships” Competition: Results Announced

20 winners of the competition will receive scholarships to start their studies in September at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU)

18 july 2019
Annual Report 2018

An overview of the Foundation’s programmatic activities during the past year and our priorities for 2019 are now available in English

29 june 2019
Vladimir Potanin, laureate of the Innovation award

The contribution of Vladimir Potanin and the Vladimir Potanin Foundation into supporting modern art and culture earns the national Innovation award