Friends of Mongolia (FOM) is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational, and developmental Their human development. In fulfillment of this mission, their membership and fundraising supports the core programs, listed below, that contribute to the future of Mongolia.
FOM was founded by volunteers, and it has remained a volunteer-operated organization ever since. Membership was and still remains open to all people with an interest in cultural and educational exchange between the United States and Mongolia. Current members include returned Peace Corps Volunteers, individuals from the private sector, people who have served in the diplomatic corps, and those who have an interest in or family connections to Mongolia.
The Board of Directors
oversees Friends of Mongolia, and Officers
manage day-to-day operations. Both the Board and Officers are elected by FOM members, and all serve as volunteers without salary. A Country Program Representative is appointed by the board to coordinate activities in Mongolia.
FOM is incorporated in the United States of America as a 501(c)( 3) nonprofit organization, conducting activities in both Mongolia and the United States. It is also affiliated with the National Peace Corps Association
, but Friends of Mongolia membership is open to anyone with an interest in Mongolia.