- The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) was very grateful to be honored by the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) at its fall gala on Wednesday, November 17, held at the New York Public Library’s new central circulating branch, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL). SNF Co-President Andreas Dracopoulos accepted the Strength of Our Society Award on behalf of the Foundation.
- Inspired by the courage and vision of the young people who are leading the way, a new $8.5 million grant from SNF will support a global initiative by Special Olympics to expand unified programming in schools and amplify the voices of those calling for action on the urgent issue of inclusion.
- Following the devastating fires of 2018 in Greece, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced a €25 million grant to the Hellenic Fire Corps to support the people who have the difficult job of fighting wildfires.
- The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University is on its way to having a beautiful campus home where its growing faculty can host events and engage with the public, furthering its mission of fostering the sort of open and inclusive discourse that is essential to the health of our democracy.
- “Mother I’m going… to Vamvakou” is the title of the episode of the Greek public television show +people. The show, presented by journalist Yiannis Darras, visits Mount Parnon and the people who decided to upend their lives to move to a nearly deserted village and try to revive it.
- Three-point shots, hip-hop dance, comic book heroes, spray paint graffiti, astronomy, and robotics. This is how the first Saturday of November started for more than 100 kids from Nikaia, marking the launch of Field of Life’s programming. The big kickoff took place at the 12th and the 17th Elementary School of Nikaia—where Field of Life’s leader, beloved basketball coach Panagiotis Giannakis, was once a student himself!
- The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Public Humanities Initiative (SNFPHI) at Columbia University has issued its second call for proposals for humanities projects that engage the public in Greece.
10 NOVEMBER 2021Exhibit on ancient Greek science and technology travels to the Library of AlexandriaA major traveling exhibition that highlights technical achievements from the ancient Greek world is on now at the new Library of Alexandria in Egypt. The exhibition, produced by the Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum (NOESIS) and supported by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), presents the evolution of Greek thought in a range of then nascent scientific, technological, and artistic fields.