The Rybakov Foundation is a private philanthropic organization, created by Ekaterina and Igor Rybakov in 2015
Education for
life
, education for
the family
Our mission is to support and protect the interests of families all over the world, on a journey to quality education, success, prosperity and well-being. This is our contribution to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4.

Our objective is #familyfocused. We are calling on education systems and educational communities all over the world to be guided by the interests and needs of the family. This means access to prosperity and well-being through quality education for all members of the family.
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Family is the place from where we venture out into the world and where we return. It is our home, our "assembly point," the place where we are loved and accepted, where we recover. The mission of a family is to bring up a self-sufficient and capable person, a happy human being, and to release her / him into the outer world. We aim to inspire the school and the entire educational environment to support the family in carrying out this important and challenging mission, to focus on its interests and needs.
Family is the most wonderful thing in every person's life. It is the place where the future is born; it protects and shelters us from the storms of life. It is where our strengths and victories are built, the place where we are loved and always welcomed. And at the same time the family is a very delicate and fragile structure, sometimes destroyed by a single careless word or by a rash act. We should be able to see, feel and protect this tenderness.
Ekaterina Rybakova
Co-founder and President of the Rybakov Foundation
Igor Rybakov
Chairman of the Board and co-founder of the Rybakov Foundation
Co-founder and President of the Rybakov Foundation
Chairman of the Board and co-founder of the Rybakov Foundation
What we do
Rybakov School Award educational game: new season has started!
Empower your school! Three grand prizes 1 million ₽ each
"School Communities": a course for universities on community management
Teaching future teachers to interact with parents, colleagues, and students
"Give a laptop" program
Let's provide large families with access to quality education together!
"School is the Center of Society" framework
We know how to fill the school with real life and make it interesting for everyone
Rybakov Preschool Award in honor of Lev Vygotsky
We support all those who develop child-centred preschool education
Rybakov Prize
Global award for philanthropists in education
Projects initiated / supported by the Rybakov Foundation
Legal and administrative service for supporting and maintaining school endowments
Innovative training system for preschool teachers
Platform for online learning and creating educational programs
Program supporting and developing child-centered preschool education
The joint course from the Strelka Institute's Vector online school and the Rybakov Foundation, entitled "How to organize society", is the first online course about community organization in Russian
Equium is an exclusive business club for entrepreneurs who can change the economy and inspire people
All-Russia program for development entrepreneurship among young people
International community for women. Self-realization, inspiration and support in groups of like-minded women
Mentori is a methodology for mentoring in schools that has been adopted by the Russian Ministry of Education
A competition for entrepreneurs, teachers, and students
Festivals, training, and IT skills development for teachers
Investing in sustainable projects that have proven the potential of high return on investment in positive social impact.
Our life
Жизнь фонда
Our life
In the media
Russian billionaire Igor Rybakov on business, life and transforming education worldwide
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The game is on! Rybakov School Award launched the 3rd season
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Rybakov Foundation has become a Russian hub community of the EdHeroes Movement
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