ArtSocial Foundation is a UK registered charity (Registration Number: 1163100) founded in 2015 in London by Alina Uspenskaya.


Our mission is to improve, through art and creative expression, the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing, as well as to contribute to the social adaptation, of young people under the age of 25, who:

Have special needs and/or learning difficulties;
Experience life-limiting health conditions;
Have experienced a psychological trauma;
Are socially vulnerable and/or at risk of harm.


ArtSocial Foundation provides grants to established charities in the UK, Russia and other countries, delivering high-quality programmes that match our mission and have the ability to clearly demonstrate their impact.

We do not fund individuals, for-profit organisations, non-registered organisations. At present we do not consider unsolicited applications.

Before selecting a project and/or an organisation for grant funding, the Foundation conducts a thorough due-diligence and consults with experts in the field.

Please read our annual report here.


ArtSocial Foundation is run by a Board of Trustees who govern the Foundation in accordance with English law and the good governance code of practice.

The Foundation is committed to the full transparency in the way it deploys funds and reports back on its grans in an annual report.

No salaries are paid to the trustees or the founder.

If you share our values and aspirations, please support our fundraising EFFORTS to transform the lives of more children and young people.