The Hellenic Initiative
The Passion of the Greek Diaspora for Greece
Ever since ancient times, Greeks of the diaspora—those who have left their native land to establish a new life abroad—have enriched the international community. By Constantine Passaris Last year’s bicentennial celebrations of the Greek revolution of 1821 highlighted the passion of...
Envolve Award Greece Highlights Promising Start-Ups for 2022
Envolve Entrepreneurship, the non-profit empowering Greece's start-up ecosystem by providing education, resources, and monetary prizes to entrepreneurs, announced on Wednesday the three winners of the Envolve Award Greece. This is the tenth year of the program, which was created in...
The Hellenic Initiative Offers Cash Prizes to Greeks Making a Difference
The Hellenic Initiative, or THI, is offering support to Greek entrepreneurs hoping to make a positive impact on the world through their second annual Venture Impact Awards (VIA). Last year, during the first iteration of VIA, the Initiative's newest program,...
The Hellenic Initiative Joins in Fight Against Graffiti in Athens
The Hellenic Initiative is working with the Athens Partnership to scrub off the graffiti found in Athens' oldest neighborhood, Plaka.
Generous Grant from the Hellenic Initiative Fights Hunger in Athens
The Hellenic Initiative has donated a generous grant of $50,000 to the Athens Food Bank to help fight hunger in Athens.
The Hellenic Initiative Launches Young Entrepreneurs Project
The USA and Greece launched recently a virtual mentorship project called “Connect the Dots,” aimed at helping young Greek entrepreneurs.
The Hellenic Initiative’s Virtual Gala Raises $1.6 Million for Greek Causes
Greeks from around the world united in fervent support of Greece's economic recovery and provided record-breaking donations for crisis relief at the first-ever Virtual Gala of The Hellenic Initiative (THI) on November 12, 2020. "Philanthropy, from the Greek root philanthrōpia...
Stephanopoulos, Wilson, Vardalos Feature in THI’s Virtual Gala for Greek Crisis Relief
Thousands of Greeks and philhellenes from all around the world will tune in this Thursday, November 12, to watch and participate in a celebrity-filled gala event and auction hosted by The Hellenic Initiative in support of Greek causes. The auction...
Envolve Presents Seventh Annual Awards to Greek Entrepreneurs
On Monday, July 20, Envolve Entrepreneurship announced the four winners of the 7th Envolve Award Greece, a competition that awards start-ups and early-stage businesses in Greece. Hosted by TV personality Sakis Tanimanidis, the award ceremony took place in Athens...
The Hellenic Initiative Australia Lends Support to Two New Causes in Greece
The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Australia announced earlier in the week that it is committing its support to two new projects in Greece to help the country deal with the coronavirus crisis. The charity announced a grant of $10,000 to the...