- 16 SEPTEMBER 2013 / The International Foundation For Greece Honors the Stavros Niarchos Foundation
On September 16, 2013, The International Foundation for Greece (IFG) honored the Stavros Niarchos Foundation by presenting it with an IFG Award in the area of philanthropy, recognizing the Foundation’s efforts and contributions towards providing support in Greece during the socioeconomic crisis.
- 12 SEPTEMBER 2013 / The Stavros Niarchos Foundation delivers the “Municipal Sports and Leisure Park” to the Municipality of Kallithea
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation announces the completion of the construction of the “Municipal Sports and Leisure Park” in Kallithea and its official hand over to the Municipality, in line with the relevant grant, approved in March 2010.
- 11 SEPTEMBER 2013 / A new grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation opens the doors of nursery schools, kindergartens and day-care centers to 3,555 children across the country
The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, in response to recent and continuous calls from the public seeking help in order to give the opportunity to 3,555 children across Greece to enroll in nursery schools, kindergartens, day-care and creative learning centers, during the 2013-2014 academic year, approved a new grant, totaling €4.5 million. The grant will enable 3,555 children, who are not covered by the recent initiative by the Ministry of the Interior and the Hellenic Agency for Local Development and Local Government, to enroll in the country’s nursery schools and day-care centers, providing working parents, many of whom are suffering the consequences of the crisis, with a much-needed break.
- 05 SEPTEMBER 2013 / In response to articles in the Press regarding nursery schools and childcare centers
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is deeply aware of the significant and unique difficulties faced by Greek society on account of the ongoing and acute economic crisis. In view of this, as part of its broader philanthropic action, and especially through its initiative to commit €100 million in additional aid to address the effects of the crisis, it continues to evaluate several programs, on a daily basis, with the aim of helping provide relief for those most affected by the adverse socioeconomic conditions that prevail today, as well as contributing to the creation of a better future.
- 26 AUGUST 2013 / Kathimerini – Andreas Dracopoulos: Greece can be rebuilt
Andreas Dracopoulos, Co-President of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), spoke to Kathimerini about the Starvros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center and the SNF’s philanthropic activities. Moreover Mr. Dracopoulos referred to the role of philanthropy within a social welfare society and the need for collaboration between the public, private and third sectors.
- 06 AUGUST 2013 / Article on Periplous magazine on the late Stavros Niarchos and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation
The 83rd edition of the quarterly magazine of the Hellenic Maritime Museum, Periplous, hosts an extensive article detailing the life and work of the late Stavros Niarchos.
- 02 AUGUST 2013 / The theater of Ancient Messene opens again through a grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation
In order to promote Greece’s archaeological wealth and our cultural heritage, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation made a grant to support the restoration/reconstruction of the theater of Ancient Messene. In particular, the Foundation funded the relevant studies, as well as the execution of all restoration projects carried out by the Society of Messenian Archaeological Studies.
- 31 JULY 2013 / The Visitors Center at the SNFCC
The Visitors Center of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is expected to open to the public in Fall 2013. The Center is a light temporary structure, which will operate until the SNFCC’s completion at the end of 2015. It will offer the public the opportunity to visit the construction site and learn about the technical details of the construction and the project, as well as the mission of the SNFCC. The Visitors Center will also offer a /snapshot/ of what is to come at the SNFCC through exhibitions and activities for adults and younger generations.
- 26 JULY 2013 / The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Antonis Samaras, visits the construction site of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Antonis Samaras, together with the Minister for Development, Mr. Kostis Hatzidakis, the Minister for Education, Mr. Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, the Minister for Culture, Mr. Panos Panagiotopoulos, the Minister for Tourism, Ms. Olga Kefalogianni, and the Deputy Minister for Development, Mr. Notis Mitarakis, visited this morning the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) construction site.