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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Launches COVID-19 Global Relief Initiative

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) launched a $100 million global relief initiative this week to help world communities hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. Grants made as part of the initiative focus on research, access to food and other necessities,...

Greece's Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates $100 Million to Combat Coronavirus

One of Greece's largest and most generous charitable organizations, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), announced on Tuesday that it is donating a stunning one hundred million dollars to alleviate the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Responding to the severe...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Build Three New Public Hospitals in Greece

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced on Thursday that it will build three new hospitals and provide funding for other health initiatives in Greece which will together represent a donation of 420 million euros ($460 million) to healthcare in...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Launches Exchange Program for 50 Greek Students

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) is now offering 50 high school students from Greece the opportunity to spend a semester abroad as part of a new international exchange program. The SNF's new "Global Citizen Scholarship Program," which is part of the...

Diaspora Scholars Invited to Apply for Fellowships in Greek Universities

Foreign-based Greek scholars are invited to apply for the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) run by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) in collaboration with the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Fulbright Foundation in Greece. The GDFP is a...

Beautiful Ghost Town in Greece to Get New Life (video)

The story of the people of Vamvakou, a village in the Lakonia region in the Peloponnese, is truly fascinating by any measure. But the story of the village's revival may be an even greater one, as local people are...

Rita Wilson to Perform Concert in Greece in Summer of 2019

Rita Wilson will be returning to Greece in June to perform live at the Summer Nostos Festival, which will be held at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. Every summer, Wilson and husband Tom Hanks usually return to...

Greek National Opera Receives 20 Million Euro Grant from Niarchos Foundation

  The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced that it will grant 20 million euros to the Greek National Opera (GNO) this past week. The Opera organization recently moved into its new space at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens. The...

Athenians Get Into the Christmas Spirit

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), south of Athens, was transformed into a glittering Christmas destination for both children and adults over the weekend. About fifteen thousand visitors of all ages watched the SNFCC's "Christmas World" come alive at...

Stavros Niarchos: The Greek Shipping Tycoon and His Enduring Legacy

Stavros Niarchos, 3 July 1909 – 16 April 1996, was a self-made businessman of immense wealth with an exceptional ability to make money. After his death, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has become a leader of philanthropic donations in the areas...