“Fencing is unique. This is my love and my passion, this is the spirit of chivalry and respect for your opponent, which date back to the times when your life was dependent on how skillfully you wielded a sword”

Alisher Usmanov

About International Charity Fund “For the Future of Fencing”

The International Charity Fund “For the Future of Fencing” was established in the year 2005 by the President of the International Fencing Federation, the reputable businessman and philanthropist Mr. Alisher Usmanov for the purposes of contribution to the international promotion and increase of the level of fencing worldwide.

Mission of the Fund – creation of favorable conditions for successful and dynamic development of the sport of fencing throughout all the continents of the globe.

Objectives of the Fund

  1. Increase of audience interest in the sport of fencing.
  2. Involving, into fencing, of all levels of the population including children, students, disabled persons.
  3. Improvement of the organizational, methodical and material level of low-budget and newly formed national fencing federations and associations.
  4. Advanced training of referees, coaches and fencing specialists.
  5. Support to participation of talented fencers representing any national fencing federation/association in the international tournaments organized by the FIE.
  6. Strengthening of the material and methodical basis of fencing.

To implement its mission and objectives the Fund performs charitable donations.

Charitable Programs of the Fund

Main directions of the charitable activity of the Fund:

  1. Development of fencing as the popular sport;
  2. Development of fencing as the high performance sport.

Charitable programs of the Fund are performed on the basis of requests for donations received by the Fund.

Requests for Donations

For the kind attention of the national fencing federations/associations and other non-profit organizations involved in the development of national and global fencing!
In compliance with the Regulations of the International Charity Fund, “For the Future of Fencing”, (hereinafter – the “Fund”), requests for donations from the national fencing federations/associations and other non-profit organizations involved in the development of national and global fencing shall be submitted to the Fund in the following manner:

  1. By post (via a double registered letter) or by a courier service.
    The address for sending requests to the Fund: 28, building 3, Povarskaya Street, Moscow, 121069, Russian Federation
    Att: Veronika Lanskaya – General Director of the Fund and/or
    Gennady Kiryanov – Coordinator of the Charitable Programs of the Fund.
  2. By e-mail address of the Fund: fencingfund@gmail.com.
    Att: Veronika Lanskaya – General Director of the Fund and/or
    Gennady Kiryanov – Coordinator of the Charitable Programs of the Fund.

The request for donation should correspond to the requirements set by the Fund.