Year-End Campaigns

Support TPF’s Year-End Partnerships, each of which is transforming thousands of lives every day while contributing to new narratives about how we can address social challenges. These are stories of opportunity, resilience, persistence, and hope. All of these organizations work to create more inclusion and impact lives in significant ways. Thanks to your contributions we…

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Turkey Deep Poverty Fund

Turkey Deep Poverty Fund Although Turkey has made great strides in poverty alleviation over the last 20 years, the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent developments in the Turkish economy threaten to reverse years of progress in the fight against poverty and income inequality. The current state jeopardizes the future of a generation of children. Poverty is…

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MAYA Year-End Campaign

What is Trauma-Free World for Children Project?   The Trauma-Free World for Children Project provides a healing and protective center for children who have suffered from psychological trauma due to natural disasters, migration, the pandemic, family loss, and bullying.   Maya Vakfı (Foundation) established the Child and Youth Center in the Balat district of İstanbul to help vulnerable children with traumatized experiences.…

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2020-2021 Annual Report

We are delighted to announce the launch of TPF’s 2021 Impact Report, Catalyst For Change, available now for download. More than 14 years ago TPF Founders Circle members planted the roots of TPF firmly in our community. As those roots grew, TPF gained depth and strength becoming the leading foundation for high-impact social investments dedicated to Turkish and Turkish-American communities.…

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Maximize Charitable Giving Impact in 2021

Maximize Charitable Giving Impact in 2021 We all continue to navigate the challenges of a once-in-a-lifetime global pandemic. And, despite these difficult times, we have witnessed historic levels of generosity from our donors who have significantly increased their contributions to support those who have been most impacted. Charitable giving at TPF reached a record $4.4…

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KODA Year-End Campaign

Social-Emotional Development Program (for Rural Secondary-School Students) KODA is piloting the SED Program to support the social-emotional development of 40 rural secondary-school students. During the second semester (16 weeks), two student groups will attend either an in-school or an after-school program. They will have 2 sessions weekly and meet with their counseling teacher or KODA…

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Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award

Sena Eken Schieber was born in İstanbul in 1949. After graduating from Robert College in Turkey, she did her graduate studies in England and received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh. She married George Schieber in 1976. Sena had a long and distinguished career in the International Monetary Fund (IMF), during which…

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Giving Tuesday 2021

#GivingTuesday is the international day of generosity established in 2012. This global movement continues to unleash the power of giving around the world and inspire hundreds of millions of people in spreading their generosity, sharing, and collaborating. We invite you to join us this year for #GivingTuesday! Let’s unleash our generosity and make a lasting impact!…

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