Read Our Latest Impact Report!

Our Dearest Donors, We believe TPF has a unique and special role to play in addressing the many difficult problems that our communities face. Since 2007, we are proud to have given more than $21 million in grants in the US and Turkey. In the past year alone, your commitment and contributions have helped us grant $2 million to 100 projects. Each of these…

#GiveForGoodTurkey

WHAT? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that connects people to celebrate and encourage giving. TPF has collaborated with #GivingTuesday community since its inception in 2012 and this year we are proud to lead the Turkish-American communities efforts as the Community Lead! WHY? #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to harness the generosity of your supporters…

Welcoming New Board Members

        New York, July 12, 2019 — Turkish Philanthropy Funds is pleased to announce that Zeynep Oğuz Bilimer, Barbaros Karahmet and Osman Kurtuluş have been elected to serve as members of the Board of Directors as of July 1, 2019. Zeynep Oğuz Bilimer is a notable creative director and a philanthropist. After…

Give in honor of a mom you love!

This Mother’s Day, We Honor Mothers,who are paving the way for change Necla, a mother of two, has only 5th-grade education. ACEV’s Women Empowerment Program transformed her life. She was able to place her son to kindergarten and complete high school. She now attends college at a distance education program. When discussing how everything has changed…

Gülsin Harman, the 2020 Robert L. Long Nieman Fellow

New York (May 2, 2019) – Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard are pleased to announce that Ms. Gülsin Harman has been selected as the 2020 Robert L. Long Nieman Fellow. The fellowship honors the memory of journalist, filmmaker and news executive Robert L. Long and supports the work of exceptional Turkish journalists. Joan Rebecca Siregar-Long,…

2019 Sena Eken Schieber Economics Awardees

New York, NY (April 30th, 2019) – Turkish Philanthropy Funds is proud to announce the 2019 Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award recipients: Kardelen Çiçek and Duygu Ekin Ayasli. Kardelen will undertake her graduate studies in the M.A. Applied Economics program at George Washington University. Ekin will enroll in the University of Wisconsin’s Ph.D. program in Economics. Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award continues to be the only award earmarked for…

Come Run With Us 👟

This year will mark the 5th Annual TPF Run! Each year, we have passionate and dedicated philanthropists who devote their time, energy and talents to a great cause – running to raise funds to give back to our community. The more people join our community, the greater the impact will be. So come on, run…

How will you #BalanceforBetter?

Let’s build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to play – all the time, everywhere. From grassroots activism to worldwide action, we are entering an exciting period of history where the world expects balance. We notice its absence and celebrate its presence. At TPF we are proud to build a movement for equality by lifting up…