2018 Sena Eken Schieber Economics Awardees

New York, NY (May 1st, 2018) – Turkish Philanthropy Funds is proud to announce the 2018 Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award recipients: Bahar Zafer and Beril Yalcinkaya. Bahar will undertake her graduate studies in the M.A. Analytical Political Economy (MAPE) program, a joint master’s program of the Departments of Economics and Political Science at Duke University. Beril will enroll in Cornell University’s MS program…

The Robert L. Long Nieman Fellowship for Turkish journalists established at Harvard University

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Oct. 11, 2017) –The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and the New York City-based Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) today announced the launch of the Robert L. Long Nieman Fellowship to support the work of exceptional Turkish journalists. Applications for the funded, yearlong fellowship are open through December 1, 2017. The fellowship honors the…

Turkish Philanthropy Funds Signs the Girl Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: MELIS FIGANMESE MEDIA LINE: (646) 530-8988 EMAIL: INFO@TPFUND.ORG New York Charity that Supports Gender Equality in Turkey Signs Declaration for Girls Turkish Philanthropy Funds signs the Girl Declaration   Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) has signed the Girl Declaration, an international movement powered by organizations such as Nike Foundation, UN Foundation and…

Turkish Philanthropic Fund and Sabanci Foundation Supports “Seasonal Migrant Workers Youth Program”

October 20, 2009 – Sabanci Foundation and Turkish Philanthropic Fund (TPF) are collaborating once again to support the “United Nations Joint Program on Promoting and Protecting the Human Rights of Women and Girls,” through Sabanci Foundation Grant Program, which has been supporting the Joint Program for the last 4 years. Through the Grant Program, TPF…

TPF Partners Meeting in Istanbul

On July 21, 2009– Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) Partners gathered at a meeting in Istanbul hosted by the Turkish Cultural Foundation with the aim of increasing communication and collaboration among partners. In addition to TPF Board Members, representatives of ACEV (Mother Child Education Foundation), Turkish Cultural Foundation, Anadolu Kultur, Ibrahim Cecen Foundation, IKSV (Culture and…

Founding Chairman Haldun Tashman Received 2008 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

May 11, 2008- Turkish Philanthropy Funds founding Chairman Haldun Tashman was among this year’s recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor presented by the National Ethnic Coalition (NECO) at its annual ceremony in Ellis Island’s Great Hall on May 10th. The Ellis Island Medal of Honor is awarded to outstanding Americans who have distinguished…