About Yuri Vanetik
Yuri Vanetik is a passionate professional based in California who has extensive experience as an American financier and political coalition builder. Over the course of his diverse career, Yuri has demonstrated his commitment to causes of many sorts, related to the arts, children’s health, pressing political issues, and his personal business endeavors. None of these enterprises, however, are quite as important nor as fulfilling as his passion for education, which cuts across many disciplines. Education is key for building a better and brighter future for everyone, and it is vital that we seek out ways to improve the quality of education and also make it accessible on a wider level.
In order to extend his ability to help others on all fronts, Yuri founded his own endeavor, the Vanetik Foundation, to inspire and create positive change across multiple disciplines. Mr. Vanetik also seeks to effect constructive developments in the United States of America and around the world by supporting a number of organizations that promote education, health, community stability, global security, and free market initiatives.
Some of the organizations which Yuri Vanetik supports in general are the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Center for Global Change, The Peter G. Peterson Foundation, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Outrageous Learning, Quilliam Foundation, the Set America Free Coalition, the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, the Alliance of Youth Movement (AYM), The Claremont Institute, the American Red Cross, The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Miracles for Kids, the Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at the University of California – Irvine, Business Executives for National Security (BENS), and The Sheriff’s Youth Foundation.
Yuri is a highly active member of his community and is proud to play his part in a variety of organizations. He is on the board of directors of the Orange County Performing Arts Center. He is the Lincoln Fellow with the Claremont Institute, and has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross. Yuri is also an avid wine lover and connoisseur.
Yuri believes that there are innumerable ways to support meaningful causes. Even if one cannot donate money or cannot create their own foundation as he has, there are plenty of other options, from volunteering for activities to donating blood.
Yuri Vanetik created this site so that he could blog about what inspires him in the world of philanthropy. If you are looking for inspiration or advice on how to get involved in nonprofit or community efforts yourself, check out his posts!