Friends of the University of Latvia

The non-profit organization “Friends of the University of Latvia” (501 (c) (3) charity) supports the development of Latvia and the University of Latvia. These donations go directly to scholarships and development projects. Friends of the University of Latvia was founded in 2012 by John J. Medveckis.


Confirmation of the charity status


University of Latvia Foundation on 2022

University of Latvia Foundation on 2021

University of Latvia Foundation in 2020

University of Latvia Foundation in 2019

University of Latvia Foundation in 2018


The patrons of University of Latvia (UL) Foundation have been supporting all kinds of research and infrastructure projects, but also students by providing scholarships for years now. UL Foundation has made a summary to look back at finished projects – 25 of them in total!

You can take a look at finished projects here.


Andris Lacis

Karlis Ozolins-Emils Mednis Trust Fund

Dagnija and Kaspars Kreslini

Andrejs Eglite

Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church in Willimantic

Peter Aloizs Ragauss

Juris Riekstins

Alfreds Raisters

John J. Medveckis

John Golde

Gunars and Inara Blumbergs

Laimonis A. and Kristina Laimins

Roberts Blumbergs

Roberts and Dagnija Rusis

Andris and Betty Ramans

Peteris Alunans

Guna S. and Robert Mundheim

Inese and Richard Driehaus

Anna Justine Cakste-Rollins

Vaira Inta Pelekis-Christopher

Antra, Bertrams and Kristaps Zarins

Karlis Kaufmanis

Andrejs Jurgens

Aina Galeja-Dravniece

Valija and Modris Galenieks

Martins Andersons

Opportunity to donate

Humanities projects

University infrastructure projects

Cognitive Science projects

IT projects

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