- 12 DECEMBER 2018 / SNF Temporarily Pauses Submission of New Grant Requests for Projects in Greece
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has evolved significantly since its birth in 1996. Over the last few years, as a result of factors including the severe socioeconomic crisis in Greece, SNF’s grant commitments in the home country of our late founder have increased many times over. Since the beginning, in addition to making grants around the world, the SNF has made grant commitments in Greece alone totaling $1.7 billion.
- 12 DECEMBER 2018 / The SNF supports the Upgrade of the Institute of Child Health’s Neonatal Screening Program
On Wednesday, December 12th, the inauguration of the new neonatal screening equipment (GSP System) will be held at the Institute of Child Health. The equipment’s procurement was completed with a grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, aiming at upgrading the Institute’s existing Neonatal Screening Program and thereby helping in the identification of a series of disorders, be they genetic, metabolic, hormonal or physical in nature.
- 11 DECEMBER 2018 / Vamvakou Revitalization: Laying a Foundation for the Revival of a Greek village
The saying goes that it takes a village to raise a young person. But sometimes it takes young people to raise up a village, and this is exactly what’s happening in the Laconian village of Vamvakou.
- 11 DECEMBER 2018 / L’Ovile Cooperativa Di Solidarieta Sociale Honored for Mending Social Fabric with Sewing
This week, Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) grantee L’Ovile Cooperativa Di Solidarieta Sociale was recognized by the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy with a Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
- 11 DECEMBER 2018 / Aristotle University Students Complete CSIS Practicum in Modern Journalism with the SNF’s Support
From December 1st through 8th, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted its fourth CSIS Practicum in Modern Journalism: Reporting on International Affairs of the year, with exclusive support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).
- 11 DECEMBER 2018 / A new Wave of Interns Heads to Vancouver to Reboot the Greek Language
Last week, Simon Frasier University (SFU) welcomed to its Burnaby, B.C. campus a new cohort of interns for the Rebooting the Greek Language project.
- 08 DECEMBER 2018 / Freie Universität Berlin’s Center for Modern Greece hosts Ambassador Jens Plötner
On Friday, December 7th, the Center for Modern Greece (CeMoG) at the Freie Universität Berlin hosted the fifth installment of the CeMoG Lecture. Jens Plötner, German Ambassador to Greece, discussed how Greek-German relations have developed over time.
- 08 DECEMBER 2018 / Event for the Completion of the Educational Program “I Care and Act”
A special event took place on December 8th, for the completion of the “I Care and Act” program that is being implemented in schools across the country, with the aim of cultivating voluntary social contribution and active participation in public life among the wider school community.
- 07 DECEMBER 2018 / Aristotle University Students make the most of Practicum in Modern Journalism
Students from the Journalism and Mass Media Communications School at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki have been making the most of their time at the CSIS Practicum in Modern Journalism.