Inspired for a better world!
Social innovation through expanding human intellectual capacity
Astem Foundation is a mission-driven fund, committed to fostering principled and innovative communities in Ukraine. Our social investments contribute to betterment of life through education, community development and proactive civic engagement.
The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Astem Company, which has been providing support to Crimea and Ukraine community programs for many years, starting as a family initiative in 1993.
Our mission is to make a better world for all of us.
- Integrity & Accountability
- Learning & Innovation
- Growth & Development
- Freedom & Openness
Areas of our primary interest include education, entrepreneurship, culture and civic engagement. Our commitment to shared prosperity and social innovation allows us to build collaborative platforms for new projects and partnerships, that will drive sustainable community benefits over the long-term.
Promoting and defending human rights and freedoms across Ukraine
Increasing student access and mentorship in STEM and general leadership
Supporting initiatives aimed to revive and develop Crimean cultural heritage
Creating living, working and learning opportunities for our communities
We raise and manage targeted funding to innovative and well-run not-for-profit organizations that perform activities in areas of our primary interest. We support following types of fund administration:
Astem Foundation was among first to support the Special Course for Ukrainian Parliamentarians and Government Representatives on Addressing Public Policy Issues, led by F. Fukuyama - a legendary scholar in the field of political science.
Astem Foundation, supported arrangement to create the concept of architectural memorial composition to honor the victims of the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people in 1944. The primary aim is to ensure a deep
Full restoration of Orta Cuma Cami that was one of the main Mosques during Khan’s period (built in 1674) and played a role of a Central Mosque for Jumaa prayers in the Capital of