Фонд «Друзья»
— Ivan Urgant
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
«Systematic aid is important, because only then one can build a structure, which allows everything called the Charity, develop, increase success and achievements and engage more people».
Our projects
Projects of the "Friends"
Team of Professionals
Program to support charitable organizations to develop into highly professional non-profit entities.
Moscow school of the professional philanthropy
Long-term educational program and one-day seminars designed to develop the philanthropy industry and create a better environment for charity in the country.
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ProCharity
The online platform of intellectual volunteering attracts professionals from the commercial sector to provide their assistance pro bono.
History
Charitable foundation the «Friends» was established in 2015 by 3 friends: Gor Nahapetyan, Yan Yanovskiy and Dmitriy Yampolsky. Based on the experience gained through their assistance to non-profit organizations, they were at the view that the charitable industry needs systemic changes.
Our mission
We help the philanthropic industry to become more proficient through engaging business techniques in the daily work of non-profit organizations.
Friends
Foundation
Friends of the "Friends"
The Naked Heart Foundation was set up by Natalia Vodianova in 2004. Its mission is to help build an inclusive society that is open to people with disabilities and special needs, through play and the creation of free support services for affected families.
The "Children’s Hearts" foundation for assistance to children with congenital heart and nervous diseases was established in September 2002. The main mission is "Another Chance!". The foundation fundraises to pay for cardiac surgery for children with congenital heart diseases.
Since 2007, the "Sunny City" has been helping children without parental care, foster families and families in difficult situations. The Foundation created three support services for foster families working to prevent secondary abandonment of foster children.
The "Exit in St. Petersburg" is a foundation to help solve autism problems. It was established in March 2013. The first implemented project was the "Anton is nearby Center", the only center in Russia for social habilitation, training, and creativity for adults with autism.
All foundations
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