Advisory council


The foundation council consists of charity industry experts, public figures, professionals in the social work sector. The full powers of the Advisory council are composed of making strategically valuable decisions, including the approval of foundations that wish to join the ‘Friends’ platform.

Trustee council consists of people from different domains who are eager to help us. The chairman of the council is Ivan Urgant. All other members of the Trustee council actively support the fund. They provide their services free of charge, helping drive media coverage of the foundation and its projects. Besides, the Trustee council helps attract new partners and fundraising.

Trustee council




The board decides upon the key strategic matters of Friends Foundation. It is essentially the Board of Directors. The duties of the board include making changes to the regulations, the choice of organizational imperatives for development, approval of the main partners and projects of the foundation.

Our team consists of professionals in charge of the advancement of the foundation and quality completion of tasks. Employees have numerous areas of responsibility: administration, preparation, control and acquisition of projects, search and attraction of partners and funds.



What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.

— Aristotle