COVID-19 Stimulus Bill

The coronavirus stimulus package has been signed into law on March 27th, 2020. We want to use this opportunity to update our donors on provisions that are relevant to charitable deductions. The Bill creates a temporary universal charitable deduction up to $300 for cash gifts for the 2020 tax year. This means that you would not have to itemize to claim…

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The 2nd Round of the Grant Recipients of the Elazig Earthquake Relief Fund have been Selected!

We want to extend our most sincere gratitude to you one more time for your quick response to the devastating earthquake that struck Elazig and neighboring towns that left tens of people dead and thousands homeless. In just a short time, TPF has raised over $85,000 to help with the city’s relief and rebuilding efforts.  We…

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Building A Community

BUILDING A COMMUNITY AROUND PHILANTHROPY “TPF is an efficient and effective partner to ensure that funds are channeled to wherever one likes to devote resources as a philanthropist. That’s why I got involved with TPF and greatly enjoy my time there.”  Nur Hamzaoğulları Nur Hamzaoğulları’s family immigrated to Turkey from Bosnia in the early 1900s.…

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Update: Ihtiyac Haritasi and Maya Vakfi are selected as the first two recipients of Elazig Earthquake Relief Fund!

  Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) is proud to announce that Ihtiyac Haritasi and Maya Vakfi are selected as the first two recipients of Elazig Earthquake Relief Fund! With the Relief Fund, TPF sees its role as filling the gaps between emergency relief and long-term development programs that can revive Elazig both socially and economically, and…

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Elazig Earthquake Relief Fund Areas of Support Announcement

We are pleased to announce a call for project proposals for Elazig Earthquake Relief Fund!   During Turkish Philanthropy Funds’ (TPF) Elazig Earthquake Relief Fund campaign, our community has once again shown its incredible response. More than 250 donors trusted TPF and took immediate action to support those affected by the devastating earthquake in Elazig. This…

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Touching Peoples Lives

“Touching peoples lives – that’s the legacy people should aim for,” says Haldun Tashman, one of the founders of TPF and Chairman Emeritus. Haldun Tashman is a visionary. When he came to the U.S to get his masters, he dreamt of accomplishing the ultimate “American dream,” and later on, became a very successful entrepreneur. But…

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