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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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20 may 2020
Museum: the present and the future

The Vladimir Potanin Foundation will hold an annual forum “Museum Guide” online

18 may 2020
The “Museum: The Power of Place” initiative is the winner of EFMD competition

The Educational initiative came about as a result of joint efforts between the Foundation and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO

15 may 2020
The Foundation presented research in global philanthropy trends

The research was carried out by Center for Philanthropy Development

11 may 2020
Common Cause: First Round Results

We are pleased to announce the results of the first round in the Common Cause grant competition, designed to provide urgent support to the non-profit sector and cultural field for overcoming the ongoing crisis