Sena’s Vision Empowers Young Turkish Women

George Schieber didn’t know much about Turkey when he first met Sena Eken in 1976. She was a graduate student in economics at the University of Pittsburgh. After meeting Sena, George became interested in learning more about the culture, customs, and values of Turkey, a country whose compelling history was hardly the centerpiece of America’s…

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Black Lives Matter

At Turkish Philanthropy Funds, we believe that all lives have equal value. As such, we are deeply committed to equity, tolerance, and universal respect for all. We share the sense of injustice and concern felt by so many about the disturbing pattern of racism across the United States and stand in solidarity with the communities…

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August 21st, 2020 | TPF Music Hour for Gender Equality

Twice a month we will have an artist perform for a 1:1 music performance to bring awareness and drive funding for necessary areas in our community. This month we continue to highlight our TPF Gender Equality Fund. Throughout the last few weeks, #ChallengeAccepted has shed light on several gender-based violence throughout Turkey. We hope to…

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5th Round of Grant Recipients!

Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) is proud to announce that United for Turkey, Koruncuk, LOSEV, NeedsMap, NEF Foundation, and Small Projects of Istanbul are selected as the next round of grant recipients of the TPF COVID-19 Community Relief Fund. With the Relief Fund, TPF sees its role as being the bridge that helps our partners and our community get the help to obtain…

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