05 NOVEMBER 2010 / Recent Grants Autumn 2010 - Winter 2011

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 

Dimitrios & Georgia Kaloidis Parochial School, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church – Brooklyn, NY, USA
For the construction of a greenhouse and a rooftop playground and athletic field, part of the school’s Environmental Stewardship Initiative  

Greek General Consulate of Istanbul – Istanbul, Turkey 
For the employment of four instructors of the Greek language for a one-year period

Initiative for Heritage Conservancy – Athens, Greece 
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

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research - Cambridge, United Kingdom 
For archaeological excavations on Keros and the islet of Dhaskalio for one season

Nautical Athletic Club of Cephalonia & Ithaka – Cephalonia, Greece  
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

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars - Washington, DC, USA 
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

Association of the Friends of the Agioi Anargyroi Oncology Hospital – Athens, Greece 
For the construction of a Hostel for impoverished relatives of patients of the hospital

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation – Washington, DC, USA 
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 
 

Medical Emergency Relief International (Merlin) - London, United Kingdom 
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 
 

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens – Flushing, NY, USA 
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 

Association François-Xavier Bagnoud – FXB International - Geneva, Switzerland 
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 

Fédération Française des Banques Alimentaires – Gentilly, France 
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 

Life Line – Non Profit Charitable Organization for Telecare and Help at Home – Athens, Greece 
For the launch of Silver Alert and of a helpline for the elderly

Lighthouse for the Blind of Greece – Athens, Greece 
For the publication of journals for one year

Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University Chiang Mai campus - Chiang Mai, Thailand 
Support for the University\'s IT Center, a clinic and library in nearby provinces, as well as educational programming for under-privileged children 

New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - New York, NY, USA 
Support for the Trauma Recovery Program 

Population and Community Development Association Chiang Rai Branch – Chiang Rai, Thailand 
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