The Russian Poets Fund is a London-based charity that brings the best of Russian poets and translators to the UK for meetings with members of the general public and academia.

Donors & Partners

We are most grateful to each individual and organization that has supported us in the past and continues to help us to organise our program of readings and talks by Russian poets in the UK.

We would like to thank everyone who has been supporting the Fund over the years, and extend particular gratitude to our most generous contributors:

  • John le Carré and the Cornwell Charitable Trust
  • Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton
  • Sir Tom Stoppard
  • Professor Seamus Heaney


We are also most grateful to Mr Sergio Acosta of Designing Stories Ltd, who helped in the creation of this website, to Mrs Evgenia Shvarova for graphic design, and to Pixel&Tonic;, Inc. for technical support.