Stavros Niarchos Foundation announces 18 new grants
August 07, 2012
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation recently announced 18 new grants as part of its $130 million effort to alleviate socioeconomic instability in Greece. The foundation, which has been working to relieve the crisis in the country since 1996, provides grants to nonprofit organizations across the country, especially those working in arts and culture, health and medicine and social welfare.
During this round of grantmaking, the foundation announced $10.6 million in grants for groups working in these arenas, bringing total giving up to $46,972,340. Moreover, Stavros Niarchos plans to continue identifying nonprofits for future grantmaking cycles.
Social welfare recipients include the Association for the Provision of Healthcare at Home, Friendly Nest, the Greek Council for Refugees, the Ark of the World, Our Lady Hope Home of the Elderly and Melissa Girls Orphanage. For health and medicine initiatives, General Hospital of Nikaia "Agios Panteleimon" received a grant, as did the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Arts and New Stage for arts and culture efforts.
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