2014 Annual Report - Eurasia Foundation

2014 Annual Report - Eurasia Foundation

EURASIA FOUNDATION 2014 Annual Report Dear Friends, LETTER FROM THE CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT Even a casual glance at headlines these days tells you...

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2014 Annual Report

Dear Friends,


Even a casual glance at headlines these days tells you that events in Eurasia and the Middle East are not unfolding as hoped just a few years ago. These regions are experiencing more turmoil than has been seen in a generation, and armed conflict has flared alarmingly. Stability and prosperity remain elusive goals in many of these nations, and often relations with the United States are strained. Yet amid the troubling political developments in the regions where Eurasia Foundation works, there is encouraging news as well. Our programs are connecting people across borders and religious divides to work together on shared problems. While relations between governments can change quickly, building relationships between people takes time—and given the turbulence of recent years, that effort is more important than ever. Everywhere we work, Eurasia Foundation seeks to build the capacity of local organizations to tackle the problems they face in their own communities—not alone, but by strengthening the personal and professional channels that maintain the momentum of international engagement despite the start and stop of diplomacy. We apply new information and communication technologies to engage, and connect with each other, the next generation of young citizens who will address today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. The Honorable Thomas R. Pickering, The Honorable William J. Burns, Susan Glasser and Jill Dougherty at the 2014 Sarah Carey Forum.


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Advocacy Community Engagement Economic Opportunity Capacity Building

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Stories From Our Network

As you will see in this report, even when relations between the U.S. and Russia are at a low ebb, Eurasia Foundation brings together people from both countries who want to collaborate on common challenges— from public health to labor migration to child protection. In the Middle East, Eurasia Foundation works with citizens from different countries and ethnic backgrounds on projects relating to women’s entrepreneurship, Internet access and civic education. These efforts are rooted in the belief that when governments are at odds, personal and business connections remain critical—and sometimes can trump the politics of the moment. The work of Eurasia Foundation would not be possible without the enduring commitment of our donors and partners around the world. Thank you for your trust and support. We look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come.

Leadership Financials Donors

Jan H. Kalicki Chairman

Horton Beebe-Center President

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Advocacy Elevating public awareness about basic rights and community needs by facilitating dialogue among key stakeholders.

For more information, visit: www.eurasia.org/advocacy.

EF’s advocacy programs engage organizations and local governments to solve social problems and provide inclusive access to resources and services for citizens. EF supports a wide range of advocacy activities in the MENA region, from working toward a more open and free Internet to bankruptcy reform and community mobilization. EF promotes greater understanding of advocacy, and builds technical skills on advocacy strategies and techniques while supporting citizen-driven campaigns. In seven countries across the MENA region, EF’s advocacy programs have resulted in locally led campaigns to protect the environment, reform education and increase women’s participation in sports. Through the Middle East Network for Internet Protection (MENIP), EF connected more than 100 organizations that advocate for Internet freedom in the MENA region to each other. More than 5,800 people signed petitions circulated by MENIP members, leading three national governments to consider policy recommendations for greater Internet freedom. EF bolstered two bankruptcy reform efforts in Egypt and Jordan by supporting the creation of stakeholder mapping tools, developing outreach strategies and guiding lobbying efforts. In both countries, these initiatives led to bankruptcy reform campaigns.


organizations recruited to secure Internet freedom rights in MENA


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Community Engagement Equipping citizens and organizations with skills and tools to tackle pressing social challenges.

EF engages local communities to teach citizenship, support social entrepreneurship and build bridges among communities of social experts. By reaching teachers, community organizers and concerned citizens, EF is fostering a growing network of program alumni who connect with each other to share experiences and best practices. In Central Asia, community leaders are faced with many challenges, including a lack of effective management tools and limited exposure to modern models for sustaining social projects. EF supports these leaders with training and professional networking, allowing them to deliver effective social projects that identify alternative energy resources, improve access to education and increase awareness of HIV/AIDS among young people. In Iran, EF’s programs focus on social entrepreneurship and citizenship education. The social entrepreneurship program develops practical skills in leadership, project management, financial planning and human resource management for social innovators. The citizenship education program offers online courses on inquiry-based learning, critical thinking, cooperative learning and service learning to help educators reflect on their own views of citizenship and civic engagement and apply participatory teaching methods in their classrooms. In 2014, EF’s China Program continued to support nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Western China by connecting them with domestic donors and building their strategic capabilities and technical expertise. In Northwest China, EF’s partner organizations are currently empowering women to become leaders in local enterprise and civic life.

For more information, visit: www.eurasia.org/community.


NGOs and academic institutions in Russia and the U.S. reached by EF trainings, consultations and webinars


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school in Buryatia is already using these resources to initiate student collaboration with a school in California on the topic of environment. The Higher Education working group created an essential guidebook, “Partnerships between U.S. and Russian Universities: From Motivations to Results,” offering new models for creating and sustaining viable university partnerships. This guidebook became the inspiration for the design of a new EF program—the U.S.–Russia University Partnership Program, which supports new partnerships between Russian and American higher education institutions.

The Education and Youth working group brought six Russian students to join 2,700 U.S. counterparts at a convention sponsored by the Student Television Network in San Diego, California. Students participated in competitions and sessions on storytelling, production, screenwriting and other skills related to video journalism.


BRINGING TOGETHER EXPERTS FROM THE U.S. AND RUSSIA The U.S.–Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is a diverse network of subject-matter experts and social entrepreneurs engaged in an exchange of ideas and best practices. In 2014, Russian and American experts collaborated in SEE’s nine working groups to address pressing social issues, including community development, higher education, public health and protection of flora and fauna.

Several members of the Public Health working group partnered this year to gather their collective expertise in the field of mobile health into a comprehensive “roadmap”—a guide for turning cellphones into a health and behavioral intervention tool for at-risk women. Based on this guide, the working group is now developing a mobile app that would deliver helpful information to other atrisk populations in Russia.

SEE has also created new educational The working groups have achieved substantial resources for secondary schools and results. Drawing insights from the American universities. The Education and Youth working approach to recruitment group produced and of families in foster care, distributed two bilingual 2014 WORKING GROUPS Russian experts of the publications to educators, Child Protection working community leaders and Child Protection group enhanced their NGOs in Russia and own emerging foster care the U.S. The first one Community Development system. At the same time, showcased successful their American colleagues U.S. and Russian teaching Education and Youth learned that Russian models that connect Gender Equity institutional stability—with schools and communitystaff often remaining at based organizations to Higher Education particular orphanages and create unique learning schools for many years— opportunities for students Migration brings benefits to Russian in both countries. The Protection of Flora and Fauna children that American second publication foster care kids don’t often focused on a specific Public Health experience. international projectbased learning model Rule of Law and Community called CyberFair. One

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To further strengthen connections among U.S. and Russian social innovators, SEE also awards professional fellowships to established and emerging experts from both countries. Fellows spend up to four weeks at host organizations in their counterpart country and gain experiences that drive SEE projects forward. Seventy-five SEE fellows travelled to 17 Russian regions and 26 U.S. states to work in host organizations in 2014. “These fellowships allow us to look at familiar situations in a new way,” says Anna Zavadskaya, a Russian SEE fellow.

TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF IRANIAN EDUCATORS EF believes in helping ordinary citizens take charge of their own professional development and growth. Through our online citizenship education program in Iran, EF empowers educators to build more inclusive and engaged classrooms. One EF alumna, Roya, teaches middle school science and math. “Many of my students struggle to work in groups,” she says. To address this pedagogical challenge, she enrolled in an EF course on cooperative learning methods. By learning how to guide students in small groups for projects, Roya acquired the skills needed to facilitate cooperation among her students. “I never could have imagined such a degree of cooperation among my students,” she says. “Before taking these courses, I used to focus exclusively on transferring knowledge to students and gave little attention to group work and other social skills in my class.”

By sharing her experiences with other participants in the citizen education program, Roya helped her colleagues come up with new ways to excite and engage their students. This two-way communication between course participants takes place without direct EF intervention: by providing a platform for collaboration, EF is creating new online spaces for professional discussion, improved student engagement, teaching methods and curriculum development. As a result of the citizenship education program, more than 200 teachers across Iran have developed new lesson plans that are helping their students cooperate and collaborate in entirely new ways.

Top: Members of SEE’s Flora and Fauna working group in the field in Sikhote-Alin, Russia. Bottom: Working group experts look for signs of the Amur leopard, a critically endangered species native to southeast Russia and northeast China.

“Students are independently evaluating their own work and other groups’ progress throughout the class,” Roya says. “Implementing cooperative learning activities opened my eyes to the importance of fostering social skills among students.”

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Economic Opportunity Promoting the active participation of individuals in building their economic futures and contributing to the productivity of their communities.

For more information, visit: www.eurasia.org/econopp.


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EF’s economic opportunity programs provide targeted training and mentoring—tailored to local needs—to strengthen business skills and encourage networking among entrepreneurs. In the Middle East, EF created an online learning and social networking platform to provide women entrepreneurs a space to discuss business ideas and receive guidance from experienced instructors. Over the course of five years, this platform helped aspiring business owners hone their initial concepts into concrete business plans. As a result, the women entrepreneurs developed tools for success and built the confidence necessary to advance their business goals. In addition, 40 new businesses were launched and 44 improved or expanded their operations. Once the training concluded, the participants joined a self-sustaining community of 200 women entrepreneurs with similar aspirations, where they find support, solutions and collaborators to further expand their operations. In Eurasia, EF is providing seed capital to establish Gazelle Finance, an investment fund that aims to invest in “gazelles”— fast-growing, small- and medium-sized enterprises—that are underserved by the banking sector in Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova. The fund has a double bottom line investment goal of creating financial returns for investors while achieving a significant development impact in local economies and communities.

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Iranian women enrolled in EF’s online entrepreneurship courses

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Capacity Building Developing sustainable local institutions that are equipped to respond to community needs and advocate on behalf of their citizens.

Since 2013, EF has been supporting civil society organizations (CSOs) in Belarus through the Capacity Building for Civil Society Organizations Project (CBCSOP). Aimed at increasing civil society’s participation in decision-making and policy discussions both locally and nationally, CBCSOP identifies organizations eager to deepen their organizational capabilities and supports their locally led initiatives. EF implements CBCSOP with its local affiliate, New Eurasia Establishment (NEE). Through an innovative organizational capacity assessment toolkit, CBCSOP to date has helped 11 CSOs improve their capacity to deliver services to Belarusian communities. CBCSOP mentorship has also dramatically improved the public relations and communications skills of more than 140 Belarusian CSOs, enabling them to advocate more effectively on behalf of their communities. EF and NEE are also increasing the level of civic activism and participation among law school instructors and students by working through a network of university-based legal clinics throughout Belarus. CBCSOP is offering a combination of networking and joint learning activities for legal clinic supervisors and law students. During 2014, four of these clinics expanded their services to clients as a direct result of the training they have received through this program.


CSOs participated in project design and budget training in Belarus in 2014 For more information, visit: www.eurasia.org/capacitybuilding.


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RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS Through the Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC), EF has supported innovative public policy research in the Caucasus since 2003. CRRC prepares the Caucasus Barometer report, which is an extensive household survey conducted across Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Published annually, the barometer is a globally respected dataset for social scientists and policymakers.

The Honorable John Beyrle, The Honorable Thomas R. Pickering, Charles Ryan and Jill Dougherty at the 2014 Sarah Carey Forum.



Launched in 2012 to honor the memory of EF’s long-serving chair, the Sarah Carey Program comprises an annual award, a policy forum and the Young Professionals Network.

In 2008, EF launched the Bill Maynes Fellowship tTo connect emerging civil society leaders from Eurasia with their counterparts in the United States.

In 2014, EF presented the Sarah Carey Award to outgoing Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns for his service to the country and his efforts to bring Americans and citizens of the Eurasia region closer together.

EF selected two public health advocates for the 2014 Bill Maynes Fellowship. Dr. Elena Dmitrieva, director of the Health and Development Foundation, implements health communication projects in Russia. Dr. Dmitrieva also serves as the head of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health office in Russia. Andriy Skipalskyi, chairman of the board of Life Regional Advocacy Center, leads the Kiev-based NGO to advocate for tobacco control. Mr. Skipalskyi successfully lobbied for the passage of two tobacco control laws, including legislation mandating the placement of graphic images of the effects of smoking on cigarette packages. Through their fellowship, Dr. Dmitrieva and Mr. Skipalskyi met with fellow advocates, including the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, as well as U.S. health specialists from universities and the Centers for Disease Control.

At the award presentation, EF held the annual Sarah Carey Forum. A panel of renowned Russia experts debated the future of engagement between the U.S. and Russian governments. The panel speakers included The Honorable John Beyrle, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia; The Honorable Thomas R. Pickering, former under secretary of state for political affairs; Charles Ryan, chairman of UFG Asset Management; and Jill Dougherty, a public policy scholar at the Kennan Institute and former CNN correspondent. Susan Glasser, editor of Politico, moderated the discussion. The wide-ranging discussion touched on media coverage in Russia, the effects of economic sanctions, and opportunities for continued U.S.–Russia engagement.


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At the annual Maynes panel discussion, the fellows joined veteran HIV/AIDS activist Gregg Gonsalves to discuss how to promote innovative health policies in their respective countries. Russia expert Dr. Matthew Rojansky moderated the discussion.

In addition to the Caucasus Barometer, CRRC also hosts Junior Fellows, young social scientists from the region who have recently graduated from university. Over the course of seven months, Junior Fellows are mentored through an apprenticeship model to advance their research skills. “When you study social science in Georgia, it is not easy to find an opportunity to put your skills into practice,” says Edisher Baghaturia, a CRRC Junior Fellow in Tbilisi. Edisher conducted household surveys as part of the Caucasus Barometer, and senior scholars at CRRC’s Georgia office mentored him to further develop his research methodology and analysis skills. As a result of his fellowship, Edisher found work at a local think tank where he regularly puts his new skills into practice. CRRC does not limit its fellowships to research topics covering the South Caucasus. In Yerevan, Junior Fellow David Sarkisyan received support for his own research project expanding on his master’s research at Yerevan State University that examined China’s role in East Asian security. “CRRC gave me the tools and perspective to make my research valuable for a global audience,” Sarkisyan says. The eighth International Conference on Global Studies in London invited him to share his findings at its annual summit. “CRRC played a great role in strengthening my research. Because of them, I feel like I will be a successful scholar.”

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK The Young Professionals Network (YPN) continues Sarah Carey’s efforts to mentor young people who share EF’s commitment to international engagement across the Eurasia region. Over the course of nine months, YPN connects young people in Washington, D.C. with established professionals and hosts discussions on developments in the Eurasia region with diplomats, journalists and analysts. This year’s group of 30 young professionals met with an exciting range of scholars and experts including:

YPN members attend a discussion about Russian politics at Eurasia Foundation’s offices.

Christian Caryl, editor at Foreign Policy Katy Pearce, University of Washington professor researching social media in Eurasia Peter Pomerantsev, an expert on Russian media Theresa Sabonis-Helf, an expert on Eurasian energy politics Steven Pifer, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and fellow at The Brookings Institution Fiona Hill, director of the Center on the United States and Europe at The Brookings Institution

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Stories From Our Network Starting in 2004, EF spun off its offices into sustainable local institutions in Russia, the Caucasus, Ukraine, Moldova and Central Asia. They are now leading civil society actors in their respective countries. IMPROVING ARMENIA–TURKEY RELATIONS Together with a consortium of eight civil society organizations from Armenia and Turkey, Eurasia Partnership Foundation of Armenia (EPF Armenia) launched a special initiative to help normalize relations between the two countries. The project supports an open border by enhancing people-to-people contact, expanding economic and business links, promoting cultural and educational activities, and facilitating access to balanced information in both societies.


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As part of the initiative, EPF Armenia partnered with Anadolu Kültür, a Turkish cultural organization, to organize a visit in October 2014 to study Armenian cultural history in the eastern Turkish city of Mush. A group of 12 architects, restoration specialists, historians, ethnographers and art historians from Armenia and Turkey joined the head of the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research to examine Armenian monuments. Bringing together experts from both countries to discuss their shared history is an important step in normalizing relations.

FACILITATING COOPERATION AT THE LOCAL LEVEL In rural areas of Kyrgyzstan, it can be difficult for communities to work toward solving social and economic challenges. While limited finances are a chronic problem, they are not the only obstacle to solving community development issues. Residents often lack the knowledge, experience and confidence required to initiate community actions. In 2012, Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia (EFCA) launched the Local Transparency and Cooperation Initiative (LTCI), aimed at improving communication between citizens and local government and the quality of public and municipal services. Through training, community meetings, public hearings and legal consultations, local residents learned to assess and prioritize the needs of their communities and find effective ways to address them. They also learned about their rights to municipal services. For example, access to clean drinking water is one of the most serious problems faced by people in remote regions of the Kyrgyz Republic. But thanks to the joint efforts of local authorities and residents supported by LTCI, this problem is being solved: citizens learned how to organize repair brigades, volunteer campaigns and local fundraising—enabling them to work with local government to repair their own utilities and restore access to clean water.

FOSTERING YOUTH LEADERSHIP In Moldova, the East Europe Foundation (EEF) supports the participation of young people ages 16 to 22 in local decision-making and development through the Youth Bank program. Initially developed in Northern Ireland as a conflict-mediation tool, the Youth Banks empower young people by providing small grants for training, education and awareness campaigns. Through Youth Bank, EEF has more than doubled the number of young people participating in local decisionmaking and economic development, from around 1,000 in 2013 to more than 2,500 in 2014. These young people receive training in project cycle management, fundraising and networking. Youth Bank Germany has also hosted several interns from Youth Bank Moldova during short study visits. The end result of this work is that more and more young people are able to have a say in how their communities are run—improving local government responsiveness and increasing democratic participation.

Top: An Armenian reporter from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and his interpreter interview a Turkish shoeshiner in Fethiye, Turkey. Bottom: A fireman teaches primary school students in Cahul, Moldova how emergency services work in their community.

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Our Leadership

The Hon. Donald F. McHenry

Allen & Company LLC

School of Media and Public Affairs, The George Washington University

Mathew J. Burrows

Edward B. Hodgman

The Hon. M. Peter McPherson

The Hon. Eugene K. Lawson

The Hon. Bill Bradley

The Hon. Jan H. Kalicki, Chairman

The Hon. Steve Mann

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Kennan Institute

Daniel A. Witt, Vice Chairman International Tax and Investment Center

The Hon. Margaret Milner Richardson, Treasurer Oakwood Enterprises LLC

Horton Beebe-Center, President Eurasia Foundation

The Hon. John Beyrle U.S.–Russia Foundation

Randy Bregman

Lawson International, Inc. Exxon Mobil Corporation

Ariuna Namsrai

APCO Worldwide Inc.

The Hon. Thomas R. Pickering Hills & Company

Katie Reilly Adobe Inc.

Angela E. Stent

Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University



Honorary Chairs

The Hon. Thomas A. Dine

His Excellency Martti Ahtisaari

Search for Common Ground

Crisis Management Initiative

The Atlantic Council

The Hon. James F. Collins

Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Hon. William H. Courtney RAND Corporation and RAND Business Leaders Forum

Peter Derby

Diamondback Advisors LLC

Jan Hillered

Propero Capital GmbH

George M. Ingram

Global Economy and Development, The Brookings Institution

Margery Kraus

APCO Worldwide Inc.

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Anders Åslund

Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, The Atlantic Council

The Hon. Robert Barry

The Hon. Richard H. Jones Middle East Policy Council

Blair Kaine

Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Hon. Richard Morningstar

The Hon. Richard D. Kauzlarich

EDventure Holdings

Ronald Freeman

Sberbank & Volga Gas AnchorFree, Inc.

The Center on Congress, Indiana University

James Harmon

Carvel Management LLC

Noosheen Hashemi HAND Foundation


Ann Pickard

Kevin Klose

The Hon. Steven Pifer

Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland

Nancy Lubin

JNA Associates, Inc.

The Hon. William H. Luers

School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

The Hon. Eileen A. Malloy U.S. Ambassador, retired

Michael Mandelbaum

George Helland Consultant

American Foreign Policy Program, Johns Hopkins University

The Hon. C. Fred Bergsten

John Hewko

The Hon. Jack F. Matlock Jr.

Rotary International

U.S.–Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law

Transnational Crime and Corruption Center, George Mason University

Whitehead School of Diplomacy, Seton Hall University Peterson Institute for International Economics

The Hon. William Green Miller

Esther Dyson

The Hon. Lee H. Hamilton

Center on the United States and Europe, The Brookings Institution

Strategies & Structures International

U.S. Ambassador, retired

Steven L. Pease

The Hon. James A. Baker III

Fiona Hill

Sandra Willett Jackson

The Hon. Richard Miles

The Hon. Theodore H. Kattouf

Drew Guff

Baker Botts LLP

Global Venture Investments LLC

Center for Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

David Gorodyansky

Siguler Guff & Company, LP

Frank C. Ingriselli

National Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

National Cathedral School

Patricia E. Dowden

The Hon. Madeleine K. Albright Albright Stonebridge Group

New York Life

Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Global Energy Center, The Atlantic Council

Terrence J. English

Baring Vostok Capital Partners


Lee W. Huebner


School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Royal Dutch Shell

Joseph Saba

Georgetown University

David Slade

Allen & Overy

The Hon. Daniel V. Speckhard Lutheran World Relief

S. Frederick Starr

Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program, Johns Hopkins University

The Hon. Joseph Stiglitz

Graduate School of Business, Columbia University

Sarah Sweedler

Fort Ross Conservancy

Maurice Tempelsman

Lazare Kaplan International, Inc.

Andrew Wilson

International Fund for Animal Welfare

U.S. Ambassador, retired; Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative, The Brookings Institution

The Hon. Ross Wilson

Peter J. Robertson

The Hon. Kenneth S. Yalowitz

Oil and Gas Practice, Deloitte LLP

Matthew Rojansky

Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Hon. Dennis Ross Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Blair A. Ruble

Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Regina Yan

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Casmir A. Yost

Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

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Statement of Financial Position

Statement of Activities

(as of September 30, 2014)

and change in net assets (as of September 30, 2014) Revenue



Cash and cash equivalents






Investment gain/(loss)

Grants, accounts and other receivables



Donated rent

Prepaid expenses






Fixed assets, net of accumulated depreciation and amortization Advances and deposits Total Assets

Liabilities and Net Assets







LIABILITIES Line of credit




























Temporarily Restricted

Total - 2014

Totalt - 2013

















Net assets at beginning of year





Net Assets At End of Year





Depreciation - buildings




East Asia Total Program Services

SUPPORTING SERVICES Management and General Total Expenses Change in Net Assets Before Other Item

Amortization - building improvements Cancellation of funder awards Change in net assets

Investments 62%




Investments 69%




Cash & Cash Equivalents 12%







Other Items

Advances & Deposits <1%








Prepaid Expenses 1% Grants, Accounts & Other Receivables 7%


Total - 2013


Fixed Assets 7%


Total - 2014


Fixed Assets 17%


Temporarily Restricted


Prepaid Expenses <1%




Advances & Deposits 1% Cash & Cash Equivalents 5%



Deferred rent

Grants, Accounts & Other Receivables 18%








Total Liabilities and Net Assets



Refundable advance

Total Net Assets




Temporarily restricted









Total - 2013

Net assets released from donor-imposed restrictions Total Revenue


Total Liabilities

Total - 2014

Other income


Grants payable

Temporarily Restricted

Grants and contributions


Accounts payable and accrued expenses


Expenses Management & General 23%


East Asia 4% Middle East & North Africa 18%

Complete audited financial reports are available upon request • Current 990 is available online at www.eurasia.org/financials


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Management & General 19%


East Asia 2% Middle East & North Africa 18% Eurasia 61%

Eurasia 55%

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Eurasia Foundation Thanks GOVERNMENTS

Embassy of Finland European Union Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation U.K. Department for International Development U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office United States Agency for International Development United Nations Democracy Fund United Nations Development Programme U.S. Department of State


AES Group of Companies in Kazakhstan Agip KCO Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP Alcoa APCO Worldwide Baker & McKenzie LLP BP Carana Corporation


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Chemonics Chevron Corporation Coca-Cola Company ExxonMobil Corporation FedEx Golder Associates Goldfields Greenberg Traurig Hills & Company HSBC Group JPMorgan Chase & Co. KPMG Lawson International, Inc. Mars, Inc. Pragma Corporation PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Reynolds Development Ryan Advisory Services Salans LLP Shell Gas & Power International Siguler Guff & Company, LP Slavutich, Carlsberg Group StatoilHydro TE Connectivity Telenor Group Tengizchevroil LLP The Services Group, Inc. TMK IPSCO uReveal Western Union World Bank Zurich-American Insurance Company

FOUNDATIONS & NGOS* Brightening Lives Foundation British Council Carnegie Corporation of New York C.S. Mott Foundation Center for Business Ethics Conciliation Resources European Training Foundation FINCA GE Foundation German Marshall Fund/Black Sea Trust The Institute of Modern Russia Izmirlian Foundation Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies Media Development Investment Fund Mercy Corps National Endowment for Democracy Open Society Institute Pact, Inc. Pontis Foundation The James Harmon Foundation Western Union Foundation World Learning

INDIVIDUALS** Madeleine K. Albright Sergey Aleksashenko Anders Aslund James A. Baker Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer and Harley Balzer Evelyn K. Bausman

Our Generous Donors Horton Beebe-Center Ruth Beebe-Center Robert Barry John Beyrle Randy Bregman Denise E. Cavanaugh Charles Clarkson William Courtney Patricia Dowden Esther Dyson Le Roy Eakin Andrew Eil Terry and Ilona English Jeff Erlich John Fox Edith Fraser Ronald Freeman William E. Frenzel Alton Frye Charles Greenleaf Drew Guff Fruzsina M. Harsanyi and Raymond Garcia George A. Helland Ulrich A. Hewer Lee Huebner Fiona Hill and Kenneth Keen Jan Hillered Paul Ignatius George M. Ingram Frank Ingriselli Sandra Willett JacksonT Elizabeth A. Jones Marina Kaldina

Jan H. Kalicki Kevin Klose Margery Kraus Eugene K. Lawson James Leonard Kent Lewis Nancy Lubin Steven Mann Thomas Mansbach Gretchen Maynes Paula G. Maynes Donald F. McHenry Richard L. Morningstar John D. and Diana Negroponte Marsha McGraw Olive Dale Perry Thomas R. Pickering Steven Pifer Mark S. Pratt Mary M. Raiser Jack Reilly Margaret Richardson Blair Ruble Charles Ryan Sanford M. Saunders David Slade Hedrick L. Smith V. Roy Southworth Solveig Spielmann Richard Stanley Eugene Staples Angela E. Stent and Daniel Yergin Maurice Tempelsman

Sami E. Totah Sally Warren Andrew Wilson Daniel A. Witt James Wolfensohn Kenneth Yalowitz Regina Yan George Zarubin *Corporate and Foundation partners who gave $10,000 and above. **Individuals who gave $500 and above.

PHOTOGRAPHY Cover: USAID Belarus; Table of Contents: Eurasia Foundation; p. 3: World Bank Photo Collection; p. 5: World Bank Photo Collection; p. 7: ©Misael Virgen/The San Diego Union-Tribune via ZUMA Wire; p. 8: Eurasia Foundation; p. 9: Arman Zhenikeyev/Moment Open/Getty Images; p. 11: New Eurasia Establishment; p. 13: Eurasia Foundation; p. 14: Eurasia Foundation; p. 17: Eurasia Partnership Foundation Armenia; East Europe Foundation of Moldova.

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