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…

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…

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!…

Sena Eken Schieber Economics Awardees!

Four Inspiring Young Women from Turkey are Recipients of the Prestigious Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award New York, NY (April 30th, 2021) – Turkish Philanthropy Funds is proud to announce the 2021 Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award recipients: Bihter Erbaş, Müge Önder, Nezihat Bengisu Kaynar, and Serra Güllü. The Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award continues to be the only award earmarked for young…

Stand in Solidarity with Women

  We’d like to send a virtual thank-you to everyone who has joined the most recent #challengeaccepted movement by posting #blackandwhitephotos of themselves on social media. Yet, we realized that not many know the reason for the most recent uprising of this famous hashtag. Turkish women recently have started using the hashtag to raise awareness for violence against women…

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…