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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The online platform of intellectual volunteering attracts professionals from the commercial sector to provide their assistance pro bono.
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 of the "Friends"
The "Our Children" charitable foundation helps orphans and children left without parental care. They pay the main attention to the physical, creative and intellectual development of children and their preparation for adulthood.
"Dr. Clown" is a unique project in the history of Russian children's medicine.  For 10 years they have been working for children who receive long-term care and barely can stay at the hospital for a long time.
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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