We bet on culture because we believe the best is possible
WE BET ON CULTURE BECAUSE WE BELIEVE THE BEST IS POSSIBLE
Fund "Thursday" is an interdisciplinary cultural space: we bring together artists, curators, cultural managers, volunteers and everyone who is involved in the field of culture. Together we put into practice unique projects and raise quality standards of cultural projects in Russia.
Daria Dmitrieva
CEO
«We bet on culture because we believe the best is possible. Culture is the greatest meeting. We are working towards making it accessible to everyone»
OUR PROJECTS
Accelerator
"Accelerator of Cultural Projects" is an all-Russian professional development program for leaders of cultural projects who seek to bring their initiatives to a qualitatively new level.
Incubator
"Incubator for Sociocultural Projects" is a developmental program for aspiring creators of cultural projects that helps them turn an idea into a sustainable project.
Volunteering
"School of Cultural Volunteering" is a training and internship program for cultural volunteers that provides them with all the skills and practice necessary for working in the field of cultural management.
Patronage
The Patronage Program is a project that provides cultural initiatives from all over Russia with complex support of various kinds: organizational, consulting, information and expert support.
OUR CASES
In total, The Fund has supported more than 25 projects in the Russian cultural field.
Cases of The Patronage Program
"Femilinki: arts and books"

In the spring of 2020, Maria Zyablova, school teacher of Russian language and literature, launched the very first bookstore and creative space in Kozelsk city. She arranged the delivery of books from several publishing houses and announced a book fund-raising program in Kaluga and Moscow for her store in Kozelsk.

The Fund supported her project. Through the joint efforts of partners and friends we have managed to collect more than 300 books for the store which is now successfully working in Kozelsk.
Cases "Accelerator of Cultural Projects"
"MUKA. Art Warehouses" Festival is the first Tomsk festival to unite contemporary art and cultural heritage of the city. The festival took part in the second "Accelerator of cultural projects" in 2021 and has received consulting and informational support from the experts of the Fund.
Cases "Accelerator of Cultural Projects"
"MUKA. Art Warehouses" Festival is the first Tomsk festival to unite contemporary art and cultural heritage of the city. The festival took part in the second "Accelerator of cultural projects" in 2021 and has received consulting and informational support from the experts of the Fund.
MISSION
create up-to-date cultural projects and always be in search for new formats

develop a professional community of cultural workers and creators of cultural projects from all over Russia
record, shape and scale the best cultural management practices in order to share knowledge and experience with others
produce and develop opportunities for collaboration because we believe the future lies in the world of partnerships.
OUR TEAM
Daria Dmitrieva
CEO of the Fund
Ksenia Andreeva
Head of the Patronage Program
Valeria Zemskova
Head of the Expert Programs and Publishing Program
Alisa Loza
Project Manager
Nikita Samotoy
Head of the "Open Culture" Program
Angelina Dudchenko
Curator of the "School of Cultural Volunteering"
Anastasia Kovalchuk
Creative writer
Svetlana Sutyrina
SMM-manager

Address: Nizhny Susalny lane, 5 build. 18, Moscow, Russia.