The Rukhiyat Spiritual Revival Fund received an official status in January 1997.
Goals and Objectives of the Rukhiyat Fund:
promotion of culture, literature and arts in the Republic of Tatarstan, arrangement of cultural and educational activities;
revitalization of spiritual revival and cultural life of the oil region of the Republic of Tatarstan;
preparation and arrangement of contests in the field of literature and arts;
institution and awarding of prizes by the results of contests in the field of literature and art;
identification of young talents and promotion of their creative growth;
identification of gifted children in the oil region of the Republic of Tatarstan, and promotion of their abilities to obtain education in prestigious educational institutions of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Founders of the Fund: PJSC TATNEFT.
The Fund's Board of Trustees:
R.N. Mukhamadeyev - Deputy Director General of PJSC TATNEFT, President of the Fund;
G.K. Yarullin – Chairman of the Trade Union Committee of PJSC TATNEFT;
M.Z. Taziev - Head of NGDU (Oil and Gas Production Board) Almetyevneft;
R.S. Nurmukhametov – Head of NGDU Leninogorskneft;
F.S. Vafin - General Director of Chulpan Insurance Company;
Yu.K. Maximov - Director of Miloserdiye Charitable Fund;
I.A. Khairullin - General Director of ZAO Tatex;
N.Z. Valeeva - Head of Technical/Economic Information and Dissemination of Best Practices Office of PJSC TATNEFT, Deputy Chairman of the Fund;
F.A. Shaikhutdinova - Executive Director of the Rukhiyat Fund.
The Fund has established Commissions on culture and arts issues and an expert commission on publishing activities, members of which are the celebrities of culture and literature of the Republic of Tatarstan.