- 30 June 2008 / A Stavros Niarchos Foundation's event to communicate its contribution in Social Welfare and Health/Medicine
During its 12 years of grantmaking, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has been actively involved in the Social Welfare and Health & Medicine sectors, implementing various grants, in organizations in Greece and abroad. These two sectors today, are the focus of almost half of the Foundation’s total grantmaking.
- 20 June 2008 / Dennis Weatherstone dies at 77
It is with great sadness that our Board announces the passing away of its Chairman, Dennis Weatherstone on June 13, 2008.
- 28 May 2008 / Stavros Niarchos Foundation featured in book on European Philanthropy
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is profiled in the recently published book, Philanthropy in Europe: A Rich Past, a Promising Future. This book examines the philanthropic sector in Europe.
- 14 April 2008 / President of Yale University Coming to Greece
Athens (April 14 2008) – Dr. Richard C. Levin, President of Yale University, will visit Greece for the first time and will speak to public audiences in Athens and Thessaloniki as part of the “Great Ideas” series on May 6 and 7.
- 10 April 2008 / Athens Award for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation
On April 10, 2008 the Municipality of Athens hosted the annual ceremony for the Athens’ Award -named after the city it serves. The award is granted to people or organizations that support Greek education and culture.
- 06 April 2008 / APOLLO Αward 2007
The Board of Directors of the Association of the Friends of the Greek National Opera has given the APOLLO Αward for 2007 to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation for its outstanding contribution to the Greek National Opera and the art of Lyric Theater.
- 17 March 2008 / The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Programs for Greeks of the Diaspora
The Hellenic Parliament’s Special Permanent Committee on Greeks Abroad invited the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation to present their programs for Greeks of the Diaspora during the session of 4th of March, 2008.
- 03 March 2008 / New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) Director Coming to Greece
Athens (March 3, 2008) -- Glenn Lowry, Director of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, will visit Greece for the first time and will speak to public audiences in Athens and Thessaloniki as part of the “Great Ideas” series.
- 21 February 2008 / Renzo Piano, internationally acclaimed architect, selected to design the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece
The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has selected the Renzo Piano Building Workshop (http://www.rpbw.com), a world-renowned architectural firm, to design the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, which will include new state-of-the-art facilities for the Greek National Opera and the National Library of Greece, set within an Educational and Cultural Park. The public site for these three projects is near the center of Athens, Greece, adjacent to the sea, covering an approximate area of 42 acres (17 hectares, 170,000 m2).