Afşin Yurdakul

The First Robert L. Long Nieman Fellow 

New York (May 16, 2018) – Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard are pleased to announce that Ms. Afşin Yurdakul has been selected as the first 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,…

Sena Eken Schieber Award

Now is your chance! Grants are available for studying Graduate Level Economics in the United States. The Sena Eken Schieber Award provides Turkish women who have completed their undergraduate education in Turkey, the financial opportunity to pursue graduate studies in economics in the United States. Find all grant details here. Sena believed that finances should not stand between a…

UPDATE: Soma Disaster Relief Fund

Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF)  is proud to announce the recipients from its Soma Disaster Relief Fund. Through generous support of more than 500 donors, TPF raised over $139,000 to be distributed to the following three organizations: Cagdas Yasami Destekleme Dernegi (Association for the Support of Contemporary Living, CYDD) in the amount of $45,000 Darussafaka Cemiyeti (Darussafaka Society) in the…

Rebuilding A Community: SOMA Disaster Relief Fund Update

Why TPF? We understand that local NGOs are the first on the scene when disasters occur and that they know best what assistance is needed and understand the complex political, social and cultural context of a disaster. TPF has been working with organizations on the ground in Turkey providing social services, helping communities cope with disasters and…