Recent Grants Spring - Summer 2010
03 May 2010

At its most recent meeting, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Board of Directors approved 51 grants to not-for-profit organizations in Greece and abroad.

At its most recent meeting, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Board of Directors approved 51 grants to not-for-profit organizations in Greece and abroad.  

American College of Surgeons – USA
Naming and supporting one International Guest Scholarship in perpetuity

AMREF UK – United Kingdom
Project to improve mother and child healthcare in Kenya

ANIMA - Association for the Protection and Welfare of Wildlife– Greece
Construction and equipment of a wildlife Nursing Facility

Association of Social Responsibility for Children and Youth – S.K.E.P – Greece
Publication of the catalogue of the exhibition “Fingerprints 2010” and production of a public awareness campaign

Brooklyn Academy of Music – USA
Support of “The Bridge Project”

ChildFund Deutschland e.V. – Germany
Strengthening the “House of Nanny Project” in Kenya

Children’s Aid Society – USA
Support of the Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program expansion

Child Study Center Foundation – USA
Naming and supporting a research initiative in child mental health

City Parks Foundation – USA
Support of education initiatives

College Summit – USA
Support to develop a maturity model 

Consulate General of Greece in New York – USA
Support of various cultural and educational events

The Courtauld Institute of Art – United Kingdom
Scholarship program for postgraduate students

Duke University, Edmund C. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering – USA
Support of the Grand Challenges Undergraduate Scholars Program in perpetuity

Elliniki Etairia Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage – Greece
Partial funding of the project “Monuments at Risk”

Emotions Museum of Childhood - Greece
Creation of two museum kits and publication of a booklet

Enfants & Développement – France
Educational project in Burkina Faso

FAIRMED – Switzerland
Healthcare project in the Central African Republic

Foster Care Institution Support Program – Greece
Support of 19 foster care institutions throughout Greece

“George Papanikolaou” General Hospital of Thessaloniki – Greece
Partial funding for the purchase of equipment for the radiation of blood products for the Hematology Clinic-Transplant Unit

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity – USA
Support of student scholarships, faculty development, construction and endowment 

Harlem Stage – USA
Support of the Arts Education Programs

Holy Metropolitan Church of Kissamos and Selino – Greece
Partial funding for the construction and equipment of a cultural multipurpose center 

Human Trafficking and Immigration Support Program – Greece
Initiatives for the identification and care of human trafficking child victims; provision of health care services for immigrants; promotion of social integration of second generation immigrants; and organization of a conference on “Immigration, Multiculturalism and Social Cohesion”

Kids – United Kingdom
Appointment of an Exclusion Officer to prevent disabled children from being excluded from mainstream schools

Licht für die Welt - Christoffel Entwicklungszusammenarbeit – Austria
Development of the Department of Ophthalmology at Jimma University, in Ethiopia

Lincoln Center Theater – USA
Support of the Directors Lab program in 2010

Lower East Side Tenement Museum – USA
Support of the Greek-Sephardic apartment in perpetuity

Lyreio Children’s Institution “Orthodox Village” – Greece
Completion of construction works and purchase of equipment for one of the accommodation houses

Make Music New York – USA
Support of Xenakis Programming in 2010

Mercy Corps Scotland – United Kingdom
Food security program to fight starvation in Sudan

Nautical Clubs’ Support Program – Greece
Purchase of equipment for 11 nautical clubs throughout Greece

Pediatric Intensive Care Units’ Renovation Program – Greece
Complete renovation of all pediatric Intensive Care Units (ICUs) across Greece

Peterson Institute for International Economics – USA
Support of a research project on the ethical dimensions of globalization

Randolph-Macon College – USA
Support of the Agora Excavation Program in Athens, Greece

Save the Children – United Kingdom
Project to improve mother and child healthcare in Ethiopia

Steinhauser-Casanova Stiftung - Switzerland
Extension project of the Steinhauser Center

Stiftung für das Kind im Oberengadin – Switzerland
Construction of two day-nurseries 

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding – USA
Support of the “Religion and Diversity Education” and “Religious Diversity in Healthcare” programs

Theatroparea – Greece
Production of the 2010 season of performances

The Public Catalogue Foundation – United Kingdom
Support for the completion of “YourPaintings” project

The University of Notre Dame, Medieval Institute – USA
Support of the Byzantine Studies initiative in perpetuity

Together for Children – Greece
Purchase of specialized medical equipment for the recently constructed (through a Foundation grant) Rehabilitation Unit

United States Fund for Unicef – USA
Support of children and women throughout Chile’s earthquake affected areas

University of Athens, Medical School, Laboratory of Experimental Physiology – Greece
Funding of a research project on the role of the protein Interferon on the development of the Sjögren’s syndrome

University of Bristol – United Kingdom
Support to the Bristol Institute of Greece, Rome and the Classical Tradition

Un Techo Para mi Pais – Chile
Support of earthquake victims through the construction of affordable and safe transitional housing

VSO - Voluntary Service Overseas – United Kingdom
Providing Quality Education through Child Centered Learning in Ethiopia

Winchester College – United Kingdom
Support of the restoration and display of Parthenon Frieze casts

Support of the acquisition of and programming initiatives for WQXR

Yale University, School of Art – USA
Support of the Artist Residency Program, Dean’s Resource Fund and International Student Scholarships

Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft – Switzerland
Restoration project of Alberto Giacometti’s plaster sculptures