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…

Laura is Advocating for Others

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…

On Our Birthday We Celebrate You!

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…

Plan Your Year-End Giving!

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…

Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award

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…

Thank You for giving joy and opportunity

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…