Charitable Foundation “Safmar” supports young hockey players of Samara region


Samara. Charitable Foundation “SAFMAR” Mikhail Gutseriev and the Charity Fund “Assistance” for two years launched a joint charitable program aimed at the development of mass sports among youth in Samara region.

In the framework of the program “will Be Champions” will be purchased equipment for a Junior hockey team of the Samara regional public organization “Sports club CSK VVS” and supported the participation of club teams in hockey.

Today the club is one of the main sports centers of the Samara region for the training of young athletes, as well as organizer of several regional competitions in hockey. The club are more than 450 children aged from 4 years to 21 years. Students of the club won prizes at regional and regional competitions. So, the team of athletes in the national team of the Samara region took the second place in the regional stage of the III Winter games of youth of Russia in 2016 and reached the final of the championship of Russia on hockey among juniors till 18 years.

Charitable Foundation “SAFMAR”, founded by Mikhail Gutseriev, the largest Russian philanthropist and entrepreneur, pays special attention to development of mass sports in Russia. The Foundation implements numerous programs aimed at preserving health of the younger generation, promotion of mass sports, promotion of healthy lifestyle among young people.

With the Foundation’s support in the cities and towns of Russia are being built and repaired a variety of sports facilities, strengthening the material-technical base of children’s and youth sport schools, purchased equipment for young athletes.

The companies included in headed by Mikhail Gutseriev industrial and financial group “SAFMAR” support charitable projects of the Foundation in the field and, in addition, is also responsible on an ongoing basis, participate in implementation of socially significant charitable programs of the regions of its presence. So, in the Samara region and JSC “NC “Neftisa” and JSC “Samarainvestneft” transfer funds to charitable programs for the development of education, culture, health and sports.

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Charitable Foundation safmar is one of the largest non-profit charitable organizations. The Foundation of JSC “NK “RussNeft”, headed by Mikhail Gutseriev, the largest Russian businessman and philanthropist. Charitable Foundation safmar is established for the implementation of socially significant long-term projects in the field of culture, art, education, and spiritual enlightenment. The Fund’s programs meet the criteria of transparency, clarity of strategy, consistency in implementation. In carrying out its activities the Foundation relies on the best traditions of national practices in the field of philanthropy. The Foundation supports a number of major charitable projects implemented in collaboration with many famous educational, scientific, Museum, and public organizations of Russia.


Group SAFMAR is one of the largest industrial and financial groups in Russia, founded by well-known businessman Mikhail Gutseriev. Includes assets in the oil and gas, coal, light industry; construction; financial sector; logistics; retail, commercial real estate; real estate development and media industry.