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,…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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.