- 03 FEBRUARY 2016 / The SNF responds to the Severe Drought Crisis in Ethiopia with a €250,000 Emergency Relief Grant to Oxfam
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation announced an emergency relief grant of €250,000/$271,000 to Oxfam to help address some of the critical needs of the inhabitants of Ethiopia’s most drought-stricken areas.
- 29 JANUARY 2016 / Andreas Dracopoulos is awarded the rank of the Officer of the Legion of Honor of the Republic of France
By virtue of a decree by the President of the Republic of France, issued on January 5th, 2016, the SNF’s Co-President, Mr. Andreas Dracopoulos, has been awarded the rank of the Officer of the Legion of Honor of the Republic of France.
- 28 JANUARY 2016 / The Hellenic Olympic Committee honored the SNF
On Wednesday, January 27th 2016, the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) honored the Stavros Niarchos Foundation with the IOC TROPHY. The award was established in 1985 by the International Olympic Committee, and the theme for 2015 focuses on ‘Sport and Innovation’, in recognition of innovate ideas and methods that promote the athletic spirit.
- 27 JANUARY 2016 / Installation of the mast on the SNFCC energy canopy
On January 8th, 2016, the mast of the SNFCC building was placed on top of the energy canopy, marking the completion of another milestone in the project’s construction. The mast is 40 meters high and weighs 1,600 kg.
- 26 JANUARY 2016 / Athletic Home for the Homeless Greek Football Team with the support of the SNF
On Sunday, January 24th, the new Home for the Homeless Greek Football Team was inaugurated, which regards a mobile soccer field according to the World Cup for Homeless standards. The field is established by the NGO Diogenis through an SNF grant.
- 26 JANUARY 2016 / Grant to the General Hospital of Athens “Ippokratio”
On Monday, January 25th, the General Hospital of Athens “Ippokratio” honored the SNF for its contribution for the purchase of state-of-the-art ultrasound equipment, specialized for cardiology use that will replace the existing obsolete ones.
- 25 JANUARY 2016 / Inauguration of the new Family Support Center of the SOS Children’s Villages in Peristeri
On Wednesday, January 20th, the new Family Support Center of the SOS Children’s Villages was inaugurated in Peristeri. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation partially supports the operation of the Center, which will provide assistance to approximately 300 families living in Peristeri and the neighboring areas.
- 20 JANUARY 2016 / Initiative Against the Greek Crisis – New Grants by the SNF in the Areas of Health and Social Welfare
The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation recently approved a new cycle of grants, totaling €2.24 million, focused on the program areas of Health and Social Welfare in Greece.
- 19 JANUARY 2016 / SNFCC featured in Aegean Airlines’ BLUE magazine
The in-flight magazine of Aegean Airlines, BLUE, features an extensive coverage of the SNFCC and photographer Vassilis Makris’s photographic project titled “Incarnation.” The magazine also hosts an interview with the Greek National Opera’s Artistic Director on the GNO’s future plans once this moves to its new home.