Laura Prusoff, an American Culinary photographer, a resident of Cappadocia, did not want to turn her back on the Syrian refugees living in her adopted city. Coming from a line of Russian and German refugees herself, she wanted to do something. At first, she had some setbacks. Yet, Laura was determined to lead change and…Details
Twelve years ago today, Turkish Philanthropy Funds started with a vision – building a community of dedicated, passionate philanthropists and partners working together to address social challenges. Since then, you’ve helped us provide opportunities amounting to more than $19 million in grants. You’ve sent girls to school, provided therapy sessions to refugee children, invested in…Details
I am a 10th-grade student at Aziz Sancar High School in Mardin. Located in the southeast of Turkey, Mardin is one of the oldest settlements in the region. For many years, the city was considered unsafe and was frequently portrayed negatively in the news. Lately, with more Turkish soap operas being filmed here, it became…Details
As 2018 comes to a close, I wanted to personally thank you for your generous support to Turkish Philanthropy Funds this year. Because of you, our community of TPF donors, volunteers, and partners has had a tremendous impact. We have mobilized more than $32 million since 2007 to benefit incredible projects and inspiring leaders in Turkey…Details
Turkish Philanthropy Funds’ın, her yıl topluma pozitif katkı sağlayan hayırseverleri onurlandırıldığı galanın bu yılki onur konuğu Demet Sabancı Çetindoğan oldu.
Türk Hayırseverler Vakfı’nın verdiği, “Hayırseverlikte Mükemmellik” onuruna layık görülen Turkey ONE Derneği Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı Demet Sabancı Çetindoğan, New York’ta düzenlenen gala gecesinde bir konuşma yaparak, “Aile geleneğimizi sürdürerek sosyal sorumluluk projelerine destek vermek en önemli misyonum” dedi.
By Goncagul Ay – I met with the founder of Ilkyar Foundation, Professor Huseyin Vural at their office on the Middle East Technical University campus. It was a cozy space, filled with volunteer students helping with various tasks required to get the job done – providing support to children living in rural areas. One of the…Details
As we enter the holiday season and the end of 2018, Turkish Philanthropy Funds would also like to assist you with your year-end giving and grant making with the best possible service. We encourage you to plan ahead to meet tax year deadlines that apply for giving in 2018. If you are not sure what cause to support,…Details
George Schieber, a former World Bank official, married Sena Eken in 1976. Through Sena, he developed a fascination with Turkey’s remarkable history, culture, and potential. After receiving her Ph.D. in Economics in the U.S., Sena had a very successful career in various technical and managerial roles at the International Monetary Fund and as an Advisor to…Details
Yesterday we joined the global community to show how much good in the world we can accomplish when we work together. Thanks to all who joined our grassroots momentum and helped us make twice the impact in 2018 – it means a lot to all of us here at TPF. You didn’t only give scholarships, vibrant learning spaces, skill enhancing workshops and training…Details