Personalized Giving

Do you have a specific cause in mind on how to give back to Turkey? Are the logistics of the donation holding you back? Take a lesson from TPF donor, Ugur Sabuncu, and donate through TPF to make your gift seamlessly. Ugur Sabuncu of Georgia contacted TPF when he needed help donating medical equipment to Istanbul…

The Changing Landscape of Global Philanthropy: Diasporas?

By Senay Ataselim-Yilmaz This article was originally posted on Huffington Post. Recently the world of philanthropy gathered for the annual conference of Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF), an organization that embodies the changing landscape of global philanthropy as it aims to inform, enable, and enhance strategic global social investing. Diaspora philanthropy was not a major discussion…

Let’s talk about autism in Turkey

By: Özgül GÜREL of Tohum Autism Foundation Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder that appears before age three. It is characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication, and rigid and repetitive behaviors. It includes subtypes known as autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, Rett syndrome, and Asperger…

Thank you!

  TPF Turned 6! What an exciting day we had! TPF wanted to celebrate its birthday by giving out gifts, so we decided to match donations up to $5,000. Boy, did our donors respond! We were flooded with generous gifts, and even two special donations to increase the matching gift amount to $15,000. We closed the…