The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation approves 11 new grants in the 9th cycle of its continuing €100,000,000 initiative against the crisis
22 April 2013

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation continues its efforts to provide assistance against the troubling consequences of the lingering socioeconomic crisis. During the recent bi-annual meeting, the Foundation/s Board of Directors approved 11 new grants totaling €5,666,815 ($7,395,682), as part of its three year-long initiative of €100,000,000; above and beyond its regular global grantmaking.

Since the beginning of the initiative in January 2012, the Foundation has approved 170 grants to multiple non-profit organizations around the country, focusing on social welfare support and the most vulnerable populations. Including the 11 new grants the Foundation has committed a total of €57,983,000 ($74,744,000) in support of a wide variety of programs. The Foundation's €100,000,000 initiative is implemented in addition to SNF's standard grantmaking activities. 

The list of the 11 new organizations, by area of activity, is as follows:

Social Welfare

Health & Medicine

Education

Arts & Culture