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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

The Biden Inauguration: What does it mean for U.S.-Ukraine Relations?
Just hours before Joe Biden was to be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held a webinar “Witness United […] READ MORE
This Day in History: the Unification of Ukraine Day
This year, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) proudly celebrates the 30thanniversary of its existence. Although the USUF was officially registered in September 1991, the Ukraine-related activities of the Foundation’s founders and […] READ MORE
Two Ceasefire Violations, Kravchuk on Donbas, and OSCE’s New Chairperson-in-Office
Since the latest ceasefire agreement in the war in Donbas was implemented in July 2020, Russian hybrid military forces have committed multiple violations and continue to initiate armed skirmishes with […] READ MORE
The State of the Normandy Agreement: A Discussion at the UCMC
The final months of 2020 saw continued skirmishes between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatist forces in Donbas. The Russian-backed militants were responsible for carrying out a series of attacks which […] READ MORE
This Day in History: A Ukrainian Genius Looking at High Skies from a Golden Cage
January 12, 1907 is the birthday of Serhiy Pavlovych Korolyov, a native Ukrainian who rose from his early days as an aircraft designer in Stalin’s GULAG, to become an internationally […] 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 26 2021

Ukraine in Washington: Online Conference Series – Dec. 15-16, 2020
December 15, 2020 - March 15, 2021

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation thanks all those who participated in this year’s edition of our annual event, UKRAINE IN WASHINGTON 2020 and beyond: Advancing Partnerships through Innovation and Reforms. If you were not able to attend the live event on December 15-16, the booths and videos of all 12 roundtable panels will be available for your viewing […]

May 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!