Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes. Turkish Philanthropy Funds is a tax-exempt organization described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and your gifts are tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law.
Tax ID 20-8392006.
Please take a look at TPF’s IRS determination letter, here.
Is TPF credited by charity evaluators?
Turkish Philanthropy Funds has high ratings from leading charity evaluators.
Where will the funds from the earthquake fund go?
We have a competitive grant-making process. Only organizations that are vetted by TPF in advance can submit applications here.
We commit to transparent reporting and update donors on how we’ve used donations to this fund.
100% of your contributions will go to TPF-vetted NGOs that are directly involved in all the affected cities to help victims recover from the devastating effects of the earthquake and rebuilding efforts.
Follow updates and details on grants made here
Can I send a check?
You may contribute to TPF’s Türkiye Earthquake Relief Fund by sending your check to:
Turkish Philanthropy Funds
Re: TPF’s Türkiye Earthquake Relief Fund
New York, NY 10036
Please make your checks payable to Turkish Philanthropy Funds and indicate “Türkiye Earthquake Relief Fund” in the memo section.
Can I wire funds?
Please call us at 646.530.8988 to receive the wiring instructions.
Can my company match my gift?
Many US Companies typically participate in the Corporate Charitable Gifts program. TPF is registered with most of them. If you cannot find our name, you can register using our EIN: 20-8392006.
TPF’s 2023 w-9
Can I give from my Donor-Advised Fund at another institution?
Yes, you can. Please enter Turkish Philanthropy Funds as the recipient and add “Turkiye earthquake relief note” on purpose/additional notes.
I want to fundraise for this campaign for my community/company/school. How can I do that?
If you go to our campaign page, please click the “Become A Fundraiser” button and create a team. Here, you can create your own team and raise funds for the campaign.
HELPFUL LINKS & NEWS INTERVIEWS:
Frequently Asked Questions Video Answers
Detailed Grant Announcements
Turkiye Earthquake Relief Fund Grant Application & Eligibility Page
Earthquake Relief Fund Donation Page
Voice of America (VOA) News Interview (Turkce)
CBS Prime Time with John Dickerson Interview
Baris Ozcan Youtube Interview & Fundraiser (Turkce)
TPF on Supply Chain Now Podcast
Charity Navigator – Turkey & Syria Earthquake Relief: Interview with Turkish Philanthropy Funds
Candid: Philanthropy News Digest – TPF Interview