Founded in 2005, Foundation A is a nonprofit charity organization with multi-purpose mission to improve people's lives by providing charitable fundings, creating philanthropic grants, improving health by medical research and achieving full human potential to build and maintain healthy community.
The Fund is dedicated to the development of culture, health care and medical research, public donations. Abugov supports large musical events and young talented musicians both Russian and international. He also collects important pieces of Russian and international contemporary art. Abugov’s art collections are displayed in both Russian and international exhibitions.
Since its establishment, one of the top priorities for Foundation A has been medical research, specifically in the area of oncology and tumor heterogeneity studies.
Abugov’s fund helps people caught in difficult real-life situations such as fires or floods by donations as well as through charity auctions.
Moscow State Forest University graduate, through her whole life, Alla was a key player in many research and development projects interested in exploring new composite materials based on the multipurpose and efficient utilization of forest resources and wood products. Alla was also dedicated to innovate automatic control system for the students of Moscow State Forest University.
Being a philanthropist, she dedicated her time, energy and talent to empower societies, raise health awareness and support young talent.
She passed away in 2014 after a three-year battle with pancreatic cancer, leaving her lifework and legacy to Foundation A.
Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration graduate, he played an important role in developing Russian stock market infrastructure and normative rules.
In 1995-2002 he worked as the Director of Corporate Finance in United Financial Group, where he implemented several large fundraising projects, strategic consulting as well as corporate mergers and acquisitions in Russia and Eastern Europe.
In 1997-2006 Abugov was an advisor to TAIF Group and in 1999 advisor to RAO UES of Russia. In 2003-2006, he was a head of Corporate Finance in OJSC Rosbank.
In August 2006, he was appointed First Vice President, Head of Strategy in Sistema PJSFC.
Since 2008, Abugov has been the Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors in the companies - leaders of telecom, healthcare, oil, finance and media industries.
Anton Abugov continued serving as the First Vice President of Sistema until July 2015 when he resigned his position to focus on his own projects. The most important of them is Foundation A which is the main accomplishment of Anton’s philanthropic aspirations and community projects.