The research proposals should adress a number of key issues identified such as language policy in Russia, the Russian language as a core element of the Russian identity, the interaction of the Russian language with other languages, etc.
The Foundation has received over 100 proposals. According to the results of the peer-review 15 projects from 7 regions of Russia will be funded.
Each grant will amount from 3 to 5 million rubles annually. These projects will be carried out until 2018.