Institutional Donors (Private Foundations) Interviews / Calls for proposals

Interview: U.S. Embassy in Athens

Mr. Michael Snyder, Cultural Attaché of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, answers a few of our questions on NGO support. 1. Could you please let us know in which ways do you support nonprofit organizations? Do you have any priorities? The Cultural Section of the US Embassy in Athens provides grants to non-profit organizations that…

Interview: Hellenic Petroleum Group

Hellenic Petroleum was established in 1998 and is one of the leading energy groups in Southeastern Europe with a multi-dimensional Corporate Social Responsibility action plan both in Greece and abroad. Mrs. Rania Soulaki, CSR Director of HELLENIC PETROLEUM Group, answers our questions about providing support to Non-Profit Organizations. A few words about the project and…

Interview: Vodafone Foundation

Based in Great Britain, the Vodafone Foundation has been combining charitable giving and technology to make a difference in the world for 26 years under the motto “Connecting for Good”, In Greece, the Vodafone Foundation was established in 2002 to support projects and programs adapted to the needs of the Greek society. These projects mainly…

Calls for Funding

Erasmus+ Programme: Call for proposals 2018 End of Submission: Different Deadlines from 1st February – 26th  April 2018   EuropeAid: Supporting Civil Society Dialogue Between EU and Turkey Grant Scheme End of Submission: 16 February 2018   Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) Topics End of Submission: 1st March 2018 – Raising Awareness on migrant’s…

Interview: The Hellenic Initiative

The Hellenic Initiative was founded in 2012 by members of the Greek diaspora and the philhellenic community, aiming to respond to the deepening economic crisis and support the sustainable economic growth in Greece. Mr. Michael Printzos, Director of Programming του The Hellenic Initiative answers HIGGS’s questions concerning the provision of funding to NGOs . 1.…

Three interviews dozens of information

After a year of HIGGS operation we have gathered the most important information and the most useful conclusions that have emerged from the answers of the three Foundations we hosted in the previous Newsletters (Stavros Niarchos Foundation, John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation, TIMA Charitable Foundation). Among other things, we learned more about the foundation’s…

Interview: Captain Vassilis and Carmen Konstantakopoulos Foundation

The “Captain Vassilis and Carmen Konstantakopoulos” Foundation is a charitable non-profit private foundation, founded in 2011 to honor Captain Vassilis and Carmen Konstantakopoulos. Its aim is to establish Messinia as a model for sustainable development, by supporting and promoting related projects. The Foundation plans, manages and finances programs related to research, education and support of…

Interview: Stavros Niarchos Foundation

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) is one of the world’s leading private, international philanthropic organizations, making grants in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and sports, and social welfare. Ms. Eva Polyzogopoulou, Co-Deputy Chief Programs Officer at Stavros Niarchos Foundation answers our questions concerning grants to Non-Profit Organizations. 1. What advice would you…

Interview: John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation

The John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation is a non-profit organisation established in 2005 to continue the benevolent legacy of John S. Latsis. The Foundation plans, manages, and funds programs that cover a broad range of fields, such as education, science, arts and culture, social welfare and community development, in collaboration with civil society partners…

Interview: TIMA Charitable Foundation

The TIMA Charitable Foundation supports Greek nonprofit organizations dedicated to social improvement and places emphasis on ageing. The TIMA Charitable Foundation is a philanthropic organization which directs grants to Greek and Greek-related nonprofit organizations. The Foundation awards grants in the areas of social welfare, health care, education, arts and culture, and science. It funds nonprofit organizations…