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 inclusive on the Friends platform.

Trustee council consists of people from different domains, that are eager to help us. The chairman of the council is Ivan Urgant. All other members of the Trustee council not nominally support the fund, but perform the duties completely free, showing the real support in PR-development of the foundation and its different projects. Besides, the Trustee council helps attracting new partners and fundraising.

Trustee council




Board decides upon the key strategic matters of Friends Foundation. In reality it is the Board of Directors. The duties of the board include making changes to the regulations, the choice of the foreground directions of development, approval of the main partners and projects of the foundation.

Our team is professionals/experts 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 activities, search and attraction of partners and funds.



Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.

— Oscar Wilde