Inspired for a better world!
Social innovation through expanding human intellectual capacity
Astem Foundation is a mission-driven fund, focused on development of social innovation and impact-oriented leadership that will contribute to betterment of life through education, modern culture trends 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
Our pioneering approach to shared prosperity and social innovation opens the doors to build collaborative platforms for new projects and partnerships, that will drive sustainable community benefits over the long-term.
Science & Leadership Education
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:
The Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program is a 10-month academic training fellowship hosted at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law. The program provides a unique opportunity to three mid-career practitioners working actively as policy-makers, legal professionals, entrepreneurs, and leaders of civil society organizations in Ukraine to visit one of the world’s leading research universities for an academic year. The objective of the Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program is to strengthen fellows’ leadership skills and bolster their academic foundation to address development challenges in Ukraine and across the region.
The Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People is the single highest executive-representative body of the Crimean Tatars in period between sessions of the Qurultay of the Crimean Tatar People. The Mejlis is a member institution of the European Union’s Platform of European Memory and Conscience.