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Recent Grants Autumn 2010 - Winter 2011

Nov 05, 2010
At its most recent meeting, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Board of Directors approved 54 grants to not-for-profit organizations in Greece and abroad.
Book Aid International – London, United Kingdom 
For the East Africa children’s reading project in Tanzania and Kenya 
The Chapin School – New York, NY, USA 
For the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Fund for Global Academic Exchange and the Integration of Classical Studies in the Curriculum 
Children′s Soccer Training – Athens, Greece 
For the implementation of the Children′s Soccer Training Program for the academic year 2010 - 2011 
For the construction of a greenhouse and a rooftop playground and athletic field, part of the school’s Environmental Stewardship Initiative  
For the employment of four instructors of the Greek language for a one-year period
For the partial funding of a three-year project, focusing on Climate Change, its effects and the protection of archaeological monuments 
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club – New York, NY, USA 
Support of educational programming for clubhouse members
For archaeological excavations on Keros and the islet of Dhaskalio for one season
For the purchase of six rowing boats 
The Next Generation Initiative – Washington, DC, USA 
Expansion of the Master Classes program for young leaders
Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation – Chicago, Illinois, USA 
Naming and supporting two four-year scholarships for deserving students of Greek descent enrolling in University 
Polydromo – Thessaloniki, Greece 
For the production and distribution of informative and educational material to parents of pre-school and early elementary school children coming from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds
Rocking the Boat – Bronx, NY, USA 
General operating support 
Sesame Workshop – New York, NY, USA 
Support of research activities in China 
SET Foundation – Nakhon Sawan, Thailand 
Support for student scholarship programs
Support of the Lee and Nancy Hamilton Endowment for Excellence
Anthony Nolan Trust – London, United Kingdom 
Support for the re-development of the bone marrow donor database
Association Docteur Souris – Vaucresson, France 
Support for the development of the Docteur Souris solution for children in hospitals
For the construction of a Hostel for impoverished relatives of patients of the hospital
For the International Leadership Award 
Green Cross Schweiz – Zürich, Switzerland 
For the therapy camps in Belarus and Ukraine and for the orthopedic aid project in Vietnam
Institute for Cancer Research – Sutton, United Kingdom 
For two research projects 
Support for the establishment of a midwifery school in Sudan
New York Downtown Hospital – New York, NY, USA 
For the renovation of the Surgery Intake and Registration Unit 
For the Hellenic American Emergency Medicine Exchange program
Population Council – New York, NY, USA 
Support of the maternal health and adolescent girls programs
The Rockefeller University – New York, NY, USA 
Support for the Clinical Scholars Program 
Synapsis Foundation – Zürich, Switzerland 
For the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Professorship in Experimental Neuropathology
University Hospital Antwerp – Edegem, Belgium 
For the prevention of tinnitus persistence after acoustic trauma in adolescents and young adults 
Alkioni Aegean Wildlife Hospital – Paros island, Greece 
For the creation of a photovoltaic park 
Development of a new FXB village in Bulenga, Uganda  
Cambodian Children’s Fund – Phnom Penh, Cambodia 
Support for the Community Medical Clinic in the Steung Meanchey landfill district
Chatham House – London, UK 
Research on the engagement of G8 countries and emerging powers with African states to determine policies and strategies for improved development outcomes
Chiang Mai Home for Boys – Chiang Mai, Thailand 
Purchase of computer equipment and musical instruments, as well as facilities maintenance
Farm Africa – London, United Kingdom 
Support of a food security and livelihood improvement project in Sudan 
Support for the national upgrade of the food management system and for the modernization of the Federation’s website 
Galilee Palliative Care Unit – Athens, Greece 
For the purchase of a specially-equipped vehicle and a special reclining bath 
For the launch of Silver Alert and of a helpline for the elderly
For the publication of journals for one year
Support for the University\'s IT Center, a clinic and library in nearby provinces, as well as educational programming for under-privileged children 
Support for the Trauma Recovery Program 
Support of the Hilltribe Museum and Education Center’s programs which provide aid and assistance to the Hill Tribe communities of Northern Thailand 
SAPT HELLAS – Athens, Greece 
For the partial funding of their activities for the period 2011-2012
Urgent Action Fund – Boulder, Colorado, USA 
Support of rapid response grantmaking for women\'s human rights
Vauxhall City Farm – London, United Kingdom 
Support of the Riding for the Disabled Program 
Benaki Museum – Athens, Greece 
For the organization of an exhibition on the life and work of Ioannis Altamouras 
The Frick Collection – New York, NY, USA 
For the organization of an exhibition, which will take place in 2011
Fundaziun Origen – Savognin, Switzerland 
For a cultural and meeting center 
The Mary Rose Trust – Portsmouth, United Kingdom 
For the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Learning Center
The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York, NY, USA 
For the exhibition “Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition (7th-9th Century)”
Musée du Louvre – Paris, France 
For the exhibition "Au Royaume d\'Alexandre le Grand. La Macédoine Antique" 
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York, NY, USA 
Support for the Access Programs and Services for visitors with disabilities
Theater Development Fund – New York, NY, USA 
For the National Open Captioning Initiative to make theater accessible 
Theatroparea – Athens, Greece 
For the funding of the 2011 season of performances