TPF Grantmaking Strategy for COVID-19

TPF GRANTMAKING STRATEGY FOR COVID-19 Five key elements drive our targeted, localized and holistic grantmaking process during COVID-19. Analysis TPF staff carefully assesses the overall impact of the disaster across three priorities: Geographic impact of the event (e.g. specific cities, towns and counties). Populations affected (e.g. women, children, older adults, medically dependent). Under-attended issues that…

COVID-19 Resources

We continue to carefully monitor all updates and recommendations from government and public health officials concerning COVID-19. We are working to better understand the implications of this moment for our community, mission, and the organizations we support. In a way to help our community, we have put together a list of resources that can be…

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…

What We Are Doing At TPF

These are difficult and challenging times for all of us, and your health, safety, and well-being are what matter most. We hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe. We are thinking about you and remain so very grateful that you are part of our Turkish Philanthropy Funds community. We have been…

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…

Updated Gala Information

We have been closely monitoring the news of coronavirus (COVID-19) as we follow a fast-changing and uncertain situation. Our hearts go out to the families that have been impacted and to those who have been on the front lines of this crisis. The safety of our Gala attendees is our top priority. Based on current…