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    Since 1991, the leading independent organization in Washington and Kyiv promoting human rights democratic and economic reforms in Ukraine and supporting the mutual objectives of both countries.

Latest News

White House struggle to define its vaccine diplomacy leaves Ukraine hanging
The Biden administration’s recent decision to send coronavirus vaccines to India has created tensions with another key ally: Ukraine, which has ramped up its requests for vaccine aid ahead of […] READ MORE
Join our upcoming conference!
Ukraine in Washington and beyond Powering Partnerships Through Innovations & Start-Ups MAY 11-13 It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation’s continuing conference series Ukraine in […] READ MORE
Meeting with newly arrived Ambassador to the U.S. H.E. Oksana Markarova
The representatives of the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation met with the newly-arrived Ambassador to the U.S., H.E. Oksana Markarova. From left to right pictured in the photo above: Board Member at the USUF Edward Chow, […] READ MORE
Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the First Human Flight into Space
On April 14th, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the United States Volodymyr Yelchenko, U.S. astronaut of Ukrainian origin Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, Head of the State Space agency of Ukraine Volodymyr Taftai, […] READ MORE
Defense Department wary of Russian claim of troop withdrawal from Ukraine border
The Pentagon is taking a wait-and-see approach to Russia’s Thursday claim that it will withdraw some 100,000 troops massed in recent weeks along the Ukrainian border, while the defense spokesman said there […] READ MORE
Ukraine is an intractable problem, made worse by a lack of strategy
As Russia continues to mass military troops and equipment at Ukraine’s border while deflecting blame on so-called Ukrainian aggressions, the West’s response has been slow and hesitant. As has been […] READ MORE

About Us

A "Do Tank"

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) is a strategic “do tank,” headquartered in Washington, D.C. with a permanent Kyiv offfice, working on the ground in Ukraine since 1991. Beginning from our inception, the Foundation, a non–governmental, 501(c)(3), has created and sustained numerous strategic programs and projects, having secured funding of about $50 million.

Our work is aimed at supporting the development of democracy, a free market economy and human rights in Ukraine, and the strategic partnership between the U.S. and Ukraine.

Programs, which build peace and prosperity through shared democratic values, have focused on the areas of democracy, economic development, health, humanitarian aid and national security policy. Today, the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN), the Biotech Initiative and Leadership Development are among the key activities of the Foundation.

Our success is made possible by sponsors and by the cooperation and partnerships we have with a broad base of individuals and organizations in the United States, Ukraine and around the world.

Latest Events

Tue 11 2021

Ukraine in Washington: Online Conference Series – Spring 2021 Event
May 11, 2021 - May 13, 2021

Join Us for the Ukraine in Washington Spring 2021 Conference! Stay tuned for more details and registration!