In Autumn 2012 ISEPR Foundation was put to a very important task of organizing a broad-scale analytical and expert platform, that should become one of the intellectual centers for decision making, primarily in domestic policy.
On October 10, 2012 Dmitry Vladimirovich Badovsky became Chairman of the Board of Directors at the ISEPR Foundation.
The first major public research of the ISEPR Foundation was an analytical report «The Direct Election of Governors and Collection System of the Municipal Signatures in 2012» published on November 15, 2012. Among other things the report justified the necessity to give constituent territories of the Russian Federation the right to choose the model of empowering the senior official in the region.
The ISEPR Foundation is also given a task of supporting conceptually and substantively the activities of the All-Russia People’s Front (known by its Russian initialism ONF). In March 2013 the ISEPR Foundation together with the ONF organized the first conference of the All-Russia People’s Front called the Construction of Social Justice, that took place in Rostov-on-Don on March 28-29, 2013.
On March 29, 2013 in accordance with the executive order from the President of the Russian Federation № 115-rp the ISEPR Foundation became one of the administrators of so-called «Presidential grant».
According to the executive order of the President of Russian Federation dated January 17, 2014 № 11-rp the ISEPR Foundation became one of the non-profit non-governmental organizations that were entrusted with implementation of state support of NGOs that implement socially important projects and projects in the field of protections of the rights and freedoms of man and citizen.