Grantee Profiles
Grants Awarded 2016 - To Date
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Hisar Anadolu Destek Dernegi
Zurich, Switzerland
Exhibition of Anatolian Kilims
1,000 USD
8th Annual Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival
2,500 USD
Makam New York
New York, USA
"Turkish Story Time" radio program
5,000 USD
Turkish American Artists Bridge (TAAB)
Los Angeles, California, USA
64th Annual International Benefit Ball, "Turkish Night", of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
2,000 USD
NYSIFF
New York, USA
Grant for New York State International Film Festival
2,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2015
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
TCF
TCF - International
TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship
34,600 USD
Grant for Turkish Film Night
3,000 USD
Grant for Ottoman/Turkish Language and Paleography Course
8,000 USD
Dr. Evangelia Balta
Athens, Greece
Grant for Historical Cyprus Census Research Project
7,000 USD
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston, Texas, USA
3rd Annual Turkish Film Festival Grant
2,500 USD
Grant for 7th Annual Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival
5,000 USD
Grant for Boston Turkish Film & Music Festival
15,000 USD
Dunya
Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
Grant for Production & Promotion of Jazz Orchestra Album
5,000 USD
Grant for 250 Public School Students Concert
10,000 USD
Grant for International Children's Friendship Festival
2,500 USD
Grant for 18th Monterey Turkish Festival
4,000 USD
Grant for Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School (IOTSS)
30,000 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant for Young Glass Artists Scholarships
3,180 USD
TCF
TCF - International
TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art
12,550 USD
Grant for Houston Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Ebru Yildiz
New York, USA
Grant for Photo Essay on Turkish Music Scene (2nd installment)
5,000 USD
Grant for Summer School for Regional Boarding School Students and Teachers
23,100 USD
"The Golden Age of King Midas" Gordion exhibition
20,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2014
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Grant for Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival
5,000 USD
Grant for Ottoman/Turkish Language and Paleography Course
16,000 USD
Eyup Musical Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant for Turkish Classical Music Concert
2,295 USD
TCF
TCF-International
TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship
50,000 USD
NY2Dance
New York, USA
Grant for NY2Dance Performances 2014
5,000 USD
TCF
TCF, International
TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art
11,820 USD
Grant for Videograph Exhibition on History of Turkish Women
4,500 USD
Grant for Istanbulive6
5,000 USD
Grant for Summer School for Regional Boarding School Students and Teachers
40,000 USD
Grant for 2nd Turkish Film Festival
2,500 USD
Grant for Documentary on Turkish Cuisine "Tables of Istanbul"
15,000 USD
Portrait of Turkey National Educational Program 2014 - Teacher Workshops
23,573 USD
Stanford University
California, USA
Donation for Catalhoyuk Excavation
670 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant for Student Artist Scholarships
2,440 USD
Grant for Ataturk Commemorative Lecture
500 USD
Third Annual Turkish Music Institute
10,000 USD
Grant for 2014 Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School (IOTSS) - Cunda
30,000 USD
Grant for Boston Turkish Film Festival
12,500 USD
Grant for Seattle Turkish Festival
10,000 USD
Derya Gurbuz
USA
Sponsorship of Rock Band Gripin and Twenty9 USA Tour
5,000 USD
Turkish Film and Music Festival Grant
13,500 USD
Spotlight on Turkey Educational Program 2013 Phase 3
28,000 USD
Stanford University
USA
Turkish Language Lectureship Grant
10,000 USD
Grant for Turkish Movie Night, Charity Fundraiser for women/girls? educational projects in Turkey
3,000 USD
Ebru Yildiz
New York, USA
Grant for Photo Essay on Turkish Music Scene (1st installment)
5,000 USD
Grant for "Pearl Beneath the Sea" concert and conference
5,000 USD
Grant for Charlotte Turkish Festival
3,000 USD
Pelin Aylangan
USA
Grant for Turkish Tea Book and Website
2,000 USD
Grant for International Children's Friendship Festival
5,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2013
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Grant for Catalhoyuk Excavation
1,345 USD
Grant for Istanbulive5
10,000 USD
Grant for Ottoman Epigraphy and Language Course (2nd installment)
6,500 USD
Grant to support the concert by Turkish Classical Music Choirs
2,850 USD
Balyolu
Turkey
Grant to support sustainable honey production project in Eastern Turkey
2,588 USD
Grant for Improvement of Regional Boarding Schools in Turkey
10,000 USD
Grant for 2nd Annual Turkish Music Institute
10,000 USD
Ozge Ozgur Sarioglu
USA
Grant for Translation/Publication of Book on History of Asia Minor - 2nd installment
2,750 USD
Istanbul Promosyon
Turkey
Grant for Turkish Ceramics Exhibition at NCECA Houston
5,000 USD
Turkish American Association of Minnesota
USA
Turkish American School Grant
2,500 USD
Turkish Folk Music Dictionary-Final Installment
12,945 USD
Boston Turkish Culture an Music Festival
11,500 USD
TCF
TCF, International
TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art - 1st Installment
90,750 USD
Grant for Turkish Language Class
6,500 USD
Spotlight on Turkey Educational Program 2012 - 3rd Part
41,616 USD
Seattle Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Grant for Improvement of Regional Boarding Schools Summer Camp
20,000 USD
TCF
TCF-International
TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowship
20,000 USD
Spotlight on Turkey 2013 Phase 1 Grant
37,100 USD
Grant for Boston Turkish Film Festival
12,500 USD
Grant for Ottoman language and paleography
8,000 USD
Grant for Rumi Event Series
500 USD
Grant for Turkish Radio Program
1,000 USD
NY2Dance
New York, USA
Grant for NY2Dance Performances 2013
4,000 USD
Grant for Design: New York-Istanbul Exhibition
10,000 USD
Grant for 2013 Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School - Cunda
30,000 USD
Boston Turkish Culture and Art Festival
11,500 USD
Stanford University
California, USA
Donation for Catalhoyuk Excavation
150 USD
Hoytur Dance Troupe Performance Grant
1,200 USD
Grant for Ataturk Commemorative Lecture
850 USD
Grant for Film Festivals
6,000 USD
Humanities West
California, USA
Grant for Cultural Programs on Byzantium and Bagdad
1,000 USD
TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art-2nd payment
90,750 USD
Grants Awarded 2012
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Eyup Music Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant for Annual Concert Series
2,841 USD
Turkish American School Grant
2,500 USD
Pelin Aylangan
USA
Grant for Turkish Tea Book and Website
1,000 USD
Advertising/Sponsorship Support
6,000 USD
Grant for Art Exhibition (Turkish Artist Inci Eviner)
3,900 USD
Grant for Geography Teachers Study Tour by Oregon Geographical Society
5,000 USD
TCF-WACA Educational Program
41,874 USD
Turkish American School Grant
2,500 USD
Turkish Film Festivals and ATS/MASP Cultural Programs Grant
17,750 USD
Grant for Ottoman Language Course - 1st Installment
6,500 USD
Makam New York
New York, USA
Grant for Turkish Classical Music Workshop
10,000 USD
Fellowship Grant for Artistic and Cultural Exchanges, Emre Huner
1,000 USD
Grant for Photo Exhibition featuring Turkish artists
6,000 USD
Grant for Turkish Kilim Exhibition
4,600 USD
Charlotte Turkish Festival Grant
2,000 USD
Turkish American School Grant
2,500 USD
2012 Portrait of Turkey (Phase 1)
53,750 USD
NY2Dance
New York, USA
Grant for Annual Dance Program by Turkish American coreographer
5,000 USD
Derya Gurbuz
USA
Sponsorship of Rock Band Gripin USA Tour
5,000 USD
Ozge Ozgur Sarioglu
USA
Grant for Book on History of Asia Minor - 1st installment
2,750 USD
Grant for Boston Turkish Festival
10,750 USD
Grant for Seattle Turkish Festival
1,000 USD
Arzu Ozturkmen
USA
Grant for Book on Ottoman Celebrations
2,000 USD
Turkish Folk Music Dictionary Research Grant
6,000 USD
Stanford University
USA
Turkish Language Course Grant
10,000 USD
Grant for 2012 Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Studies School, Cunda
30,000 USD
Grant for Ottoman Language and Paleography Course - 1st Installment
6,500 USD
Grant for Turkish Classical Music Workshop
10,000 USD
Artist Fellowship Grant for Emre Huner
1,000 USD
Grant for Photo Exhibition featuring Turkish artists
6,000 USD
Amerian Turkish Assoc.of North Carolina
USA
Charlotte Turkish Festival Grant
2,000 USD
2012 Portrait of Turkey Phase 1 Grant
53,750 USD
Grant for Dance Troupe Performances
5,000 USD
Sponsorship of Istanbulive 3 Music Concert
6,000 USD
TCF
TCF, International
TCF Fellowship in Turkish Culture and Art (2nd installment)
80,000 USD
TCF
TCF-International
TCF Cultural Exchange Fellowships
28,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2011
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
School on Conservation Science
Turkey
Grant for Summer School-Marmara University Cultural Heritage Preservation Intensive School on Conservation Science
6,615 USD
TCF-WACA Educational Program Grant
229,500 USD
Eyup Music Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant to support the concerts by Turkish Classical Music Choirs
8,929 USD
The Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School in Cunda
59,650 USD
TCF Educational Program Grant
2,000 USD
Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival Grant
5,000 USD
Woodbury University
California, USA
Turkey Study Tour Grant
15,000 USD
Turkey Study Tour Grant
8,500 USD
Grant for Oregon Geographic Alliance Teacher Study Tour to Turkey
5,000 USD
Gurer Karagedikli
USA
TCF Fellowship in Greek/Ottoman Studies
4,190 USD
TCF Fellowship in Greek/Ottoman Studies
1,433 USD
TCF Fellowships to support research and publications on Turkish art and culture.
80,000 USD
Grant for Turkish Fashion Show
5,000 USD
Grant for "Flying Man" Children's Musical Theater Play
10,000 USD
Art Exhibition Grant
5,000 USD
Amanda Phillips
Retz, Austria
TCF Artist/Scholar Grant
1,951 USD
Boston Turkish Film Festival Grant
9,750 USD
18th Street Arts Center
Santa Monica, USA
Art Exhibition Grant
2,700 USD
Suzan Bayraktaroglu
Stockholm, Sweden
TCF Artist/Scholar Grant
576 USD
Ilkyar Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant for Summer Camp for Boarding School Teachers
6,300 USD
Serdar Ilhan Inc.
New York, USA
Istanbulive Concerts at Central Park sponsorship
6,000 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant to support Glass Furnace Foundation
27,216 USD
Turkish American Cultural Alliance of Washington
Washington DC, USA
International Children's Day Grant
2,000 USD
Chicago Turkish Festival Grant
15,000 USD
Jerzy Holc, Polish Experst
Istanbul, Turkey
TCF Museum Staff Grant
1,430 USD
Maria Cybulska, Polish Experst
Istanbul, Turkey
TCF Museum Staff Grant
1,430 USD
Sibel Alparslan Arca
Paris, France
TCF Artist/Scholar Grant
978 USD
Charlotte Turkish Festival Grant
5,000 USD
TCF Educational Program
2,000 USD
Evangelia Balta
USA
Research Grant for Karamanlidika Studies
4,700 USD
Children's International Festival Grant
2,000 USD
Crosspulse
San Francisco, USA
Grant for the 4th International Body Music Festival
5,000 USD
Houston Turkish Festival Grant
8,500 USD
Art Exhibition Grant
2,000 USD
Stanford University
Stanford, USA
Grant for Turkish Language Program
10,000 USD
Turkish Festival Grant
5,000 USD
Turkish Festival Grant
10,000 USD
Turkish Festival Grant
7,000 USD
Turkish Festival Grant
10,000 USD
American Turkish Association of Washington DC
Washington DC, USA
Turkish Festival Grant
5,000 USD
Fairfax Public Access
Virginia, USA
Turkish American Hour (Turkish American TV)
1,800 USD
Melih Duygulu
Istanbul, Turkey
Turkish Folk Music Field Survey
5,000 USD
University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, USA
Art Exhibition Grant
3,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2010
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Congregation Kehilath
New York, USA
Desperate Hours Documentary Film screening sponsorship
1,275 USD
Holter Museum of Art
Montana, USA
Turkish Exhibition on Carpets and Art Workshops grant
2,000 USD
Fairfax Cable Company
Virginia, USA
Turkish American Hour (Turkish American TV)
5,400 USD
Gallery of Islamic Art opening
2,500 USD
Sezen Aksu concert sponsorship
10,000 USD
Theater production and tour for Ali Baba and 40 Thieves Children’s Play grant.
5,000 USD
Tiburon Film Festival
Tiburon, USA
Tiburon Film Festival Turkish Cinema tribute grant
3,000 USD
Ilkyar Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Education grant.
20,000 USD
TCF-WACA Educational Program Grant
47,500 USD
Nazim Hikmet Poetry Festival Grant
4,000 USD
Serdar Ilhan Inc.
New York, USA
Istanbulive Concerts at Central Park sponsorship
6,000 USD
Teachers Workshop Grant
2,000 USD
Chicago Turkish Festival grant
15,000 USD
Turkish American community school grant
2,500 USD
International Children's Festival Grant
2,000 USD
Secil Reel - Artist fellowship
1,000 USD
Vassar College
New York, USA
Turkish Language Program grant
4,500 USD
Philadelphia Turkish Festival Grant
2,000 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant for hiring of an apprentice for the Glass Furnace Foundation and the participation of seven scholarship students.
14,401 USD
Grant to support the concerts by Turkish Classical Music Choirs.
6,667 USD
Uluumay Ottoman Attire and Jewelry Museum
Bursa, Turkey
Grant for a new Section to Open Collection on Religious Garb.
3,475 USD
Dr. Sezen Ozeke of Uludag University, and Ruhi Ozeke, Oud player.
Bursa, Turkey
Grant to teach Turkish classical music and dance to undergraduate music students at Northern Illinois University.
2,186 USD
TCF Fellowships to support research and publications on Turkish art and culture.
87,500 USD
TCF Fellowships to support research and publications on Turkish art and culture.
77,500 USD
Evangelia Balta
Research Grant for Karamanlidika Studies
21,000 USD
Gurer Karagedikli
TCF Fellowship in Greek/Ottoman Studies
4,094 USD
Sehnaz Simsek
TCF Fellowship in Greek/Ottoman Studies
720 USD
American Turkish Association of Houston
Houston, USA
Houston Turkish Festival Grant
10,000 USD
American Turkish Association of Indiana
Indiana, USA
Indiana Turkish Festival Grant
1,500 USD
American Turkish Association of North Carolina/Charlotte
North Carolina, USA
Charlotte Turkish Festival Grant
3,000 USD
American Turkish Association of Washington DC
Washington DC, USA
Washington Turkish Festival Grant
5,000 USD
Arizona State University
Arizona, USA
Turkey Study Tour Grant
6,500 USD
Bonbon Creative Edge
USA
Bonbon Turkish American Kids Magazine Grant
4,000 USD
Florida Turkish American Association
Florida Turkish Festival Grant
5,000 USD
Global Heritage Fund
USA
Grant for Catalhoyuk Excavation Project
10,000 USD
Hali Magazine
USA
Sponsorship for Turkey trip
8,500 USD
House of Turkey
USA
Grant for Turkish cultural programs at Balboa Park
5,000 USD
2nd Annual Ataturk Conference sponsorship
1,500 USD
Stanford University
USA
Grant for Turkish Lecturer Position
10,000 USD
Grant for New York Turkish Film Festival and companion Turkish Film Festivals
15,000 USD
Philadelphia Museum of Art
USA
Grant for Turkish artists' participation in "Live Cinema in the Round" exhibition
6,500 USD
Rochester Turkish Society
USA
Rochester Turkish Festival Grant
4,000 USD
Screening support for Desperate Hours
494 USD
Dr. Pavel Zheltov
Research/Publication grant for Chuvash Language Dictionary
2,500 USD
Grant for staging of Kesanli Ali theater play
5,000 USD
Monterey Turkish Festival Grant
5,000 USD
Grant for Turkish Festival at WorldFest
5,000 USD
Turkish American School Grant
500 USD
Boston Turkish Film Festival Grant
9,500 USD
Boston Turkish Festival Grant
10,000 USD
Turkish Radio Hour - San Francisco
San Francisco, USA
Grant for Turkish Cultural Radio Program
2,500 USD
United Performers of the World / Bulent Evcil
San Francisco, USA
Grant for Turkish artist participation in San Francisco International Flute Festival
1,000 USD
Turkish Folk Music Field Survey
7,000 USD
Jaroslaw Miszcak
Grant for Polish website on Turkey
1,100 USD
Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor
Grant for Turkish lectures at Jewish Book Festival
360 USD
Research grant for Turkish Music Dictionary-Turkish Music Portal
6,500 USD
Birmingham International Center
Grant for Spotlight on Turkey Program
10,000 USD
Expressions of Culture - SOFA Expositions at NY and Chicago
USA
Sponsorship of Turkish artists exhibition at Sculpture Objects and Functional Art SOFA exposition in New York and Chicago.
79,657 USD
Grants Awarded 2009
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Sponsorship for Turkish pianist Idil Biret concert
500 USD
Turkish community school grant
2,500 USD
ATA-Houston
Texas, USA
Sponsorship for Turkish pianist Idil Biret Concert
500 USD
Billings High School
Washington DC, USA
Grant for Student Study Tour to Turkey
2,500 USD
Research grant for a study on a sixteenth-century Ottoman literary commentary
750 USD
Turkish community school grant
2,500 USD
Turkish Cultural Night grant
1,500 USD
Teachers Workshop grant
1,500 USD
Turkish Cultural Night grant
1,500 USD
Transcultural Exchanges
Massachusetts, USA
Turkish artist fellowship / Ilgim Veryeri Alaca
881 USD
Galeri Nev
Ankara, Turkey
Grant to establish library/archive
15,000 USD
Filmfest DC
Washington DC, USA
Sponsorship for Turkish films at DC International Film Festival
1,000 USD
Grant (2nd part) for for the creation of an online Dictionary for Turkish Music
7,000 USD
Bonbon Kids Magazine
Washington DC, USA
Grant for Turkish American children's magazine
4,000 USD
Grant for Turkish American TV Hour
3,600 USD
Grant for Journey of Faith film screening
4,000 USD
Grant for book project entitled Celebration, Entertainment and Theater in the Ottoman World
3,000 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant to support apprenticeships and training for Turkish glass artists and students
19,592 USD
Eyup Music Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant to support Turkish Classical Music choir and concerts
18,452 USD
Turkish Artists Fellowship Grant for participation in the Rio de Janerio Harp Festival
4,000 USD
Grant to support Turkish Folk Dance troupe
1,395 USD
Serif Yenen, Travel Writer
Istanbul, Turkey
Promotion support of travel book entitled Turkish Odyssey
11,218 USD
Turkish Coalition of America
Washington DC, USA
Educational Programs grant
11,892 USD
Ilkay Turkoglu, Dancer
Istanbul, Turkey
Turkish Artists Fellowship Grant for participation in the danceWEB
3,250 USD
KAGIDER
Istanbul, Turkey
Sponsorship for 1st Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership Summit
2,815 USD
Grant for Seljuk Age Cultural and Architectural Sites Inventory/Database.
25,000 USD
Grant for Turkish artists's participation in two concerts entitled “Sultan’s Harps” as part of the Turkish Season and a production of Radio France.
1,410 USD
Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy
Istanbul, Turkey
Book Research on Turkish culture in Europe
5,942 USD
Sponsorship for press meeting for the series of educational books (16 volumes) about the Anatolian Civilizations entitled the “The Anatolia Before You”
1,531 USD
Gulin Algul, Glass Artist
Provided grant for applying marbling on glass by Gulin Algul
3,402 USD
Summer Camp
76,871 USD
Artist Fellowship for participation in international conference on “Improvisation Network - AIN 2009” in Portland, Oregon, USA
2,258 USD
TCF Fellowships to support research and publications on Turkish art and culture.
140,000 USD
Boston Turkish Film Festival grant
8,600 USD
Emre Huner,Apexart
New York, USA
Emre Huner/Artist Residency sponsorship.
5,000 USD
Hudson Valley Turkish Parade
1,300 USD
Hisseli Harikalar Kumpanyasi theater play sponsorship
10,000 USD
Shenandoah Films
Virginia, USA
Journey of Faith Documentary Film promotion grant
2,260 USD
Chicago Turkish Festival grant
15,000 USD
TCF-WACA Education program grant
56,000 USD
Forty Ninth State Fellows
Alaska, USA
Turkey Study Tour grant
5,000 USD
Turkish American School grant
500 USD
Dallas Turkish Festival grant
15,000 USD
Monterey Turkish Festival Grant
4,000 USD
Turkish Cuisine Week sponsorship
2,500 USD
Washington Turkish Festival grant
10,000 USD
Fort Lauderdale Turkish Festival grant
5,000 USD
Turkish Folk Dance Group grant
1,800 USD
Global Heritage Fund
California, USA
Catalhoyuk Excavation Projet grant
35,000 USD
Houston Turkish Festival grant
5,000 USD
University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, USA
Architects and Travelers in Ottoman Lands Symposium grant
4,000 USD
City of Chicago Cultural Center Foundation
Illinois, USA
Turkish mehter band sponsorship at World Music Festival
2,500 USD
Gordion Photographic Exhibition and Educational Programs grant
7,500 USD
Turkish Classical Music Chorus Concert sponsorship
2,750 USD
University of Chicago
Illinois, USA
International Policy Practicum in Turkey
3,000 USD
Boston Turkish Festival sponsorship
10,000 USD
Graduate Conference grant
1,000 USD
Woodbury University
California, USA
Turkey Study Tour grant
10,000 USD
Haverford College
Pennsylvania, USA
Turkey Study/Concert Tour grant
5,000 USD
Film Festivals grant
7,500 USD
Turkish American School grant
500 USD
Turkish American School grant
1,500 USD
Turkey Study Tour/Collaborative Theater grant
10,000 USD
Aylin Kuryel
USA
Artist Fellowship for Aylin Kuryel.
845 USD
Dr. Pavel Zheltov, Chuvash Culture Portal
Russia
Chuvash Language Manual.
7,500 USD
Grant for the field research and collect of material to produce a Turkish Folk Music Dictionary
12,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2008
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Billings Middle School
Washington DC, USA
Grants for students' study tour to Turkey
5,000 USD
Forty-Ninth State Foundation
Alaska, USA
Provided grant for Turkey Study Tour
12,000 USD
Teacher's Workshop Grant
1,500 USD
Provided grant for visit of Turkish Museum staff
2,226 USD
NY Art Fair participation sponsorship for Turkish painter Gizem Saka
3,000 USD
Sponsored Turkish Day
3,000 USD
Grant for broadcast of "Rumi Returning" documentary on American Public Television
50,000 USD
Turkish community school grant
2,500 USD
Sponsorship of US Group in April 23rd Children's Day.
4,000 USD
Sponsored Turkish booth for Turkish artists exhibition at Sculpture Objects and Functional Art SOFA exposition in New York
14,143 USD
Provided grant for Educational Program
84,000 USD
Global Heritage Fund
California, USA
Catalhoyuk Excavation Project Grant.
35,000 USD
Walters Art Museum
Maryland, USA
Sponsorship of Turkish floral display at Art Blooms Exhibition
1,500 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided funds for hiring of two apprentices for the Glass Furnace Foundation and the participation of seven scholarship students (2007-08)
30,000 USD
The DOBAG Project - Natural Dye Research and Development Project
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided grant to support Turkish version of a documentary film on DOBAG project
3,500 USD
Eyup Music Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided grant (2nd, 3rd and 4th parts) to support the concerts by Turkish Classical Music Choirs and compensation for members of choirs(2007-08)
24,590 USD
Provided grant (2nd and 3rd parts) for Seljuk Age Cultural and Architectural Sites Inventory/Database
50,000 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Grant for Mayfest Turkish festival in New York City
10,000 USD
Turkish American TV
Virginia, USA
Grant for Turkish American Hour, Cable Access Turkish American TV
1,800 USD
Grant for programs on Azerbaijani culture
1,750 USD
Grant for Turkish Culture Night
1,500 USD
Grant for Turkish Festival at Dallas World Festival
10,000 USD
Grant for research/documentary project on Rumi
5,000 USD
Turkish Coalition of America
Washington DC, USA
Grant for public educational programs on Turkey
10,000 USD
Grant for Chicago Turkish Festival
15,000 USD
Grant for Broadway stage production of Kanli Nigar play
15,000 USD
Grant for book signing event for Yoghurt Man Cometh
1,000 USD
Sponsorship of Biennial Conference
5,000 USD
Santa Clara University
California, USA
Sponsorship for Turkish gallery participation in leadership conference
3,000 USD
Turkish American Community School Grant
2,500 USD
Shenandoah Films
Virginia, USA
Grant for broadcast of "Journey of Faith..on the Trail of Christianity in Turkey" documentary on PBS
50,000 USD
Middle East Institute
Washington DC, USA
Grant for Turkish Culture Event
2,000 USD
Turkish American Community School Grant
2,500 USD
Turkish American Community School Grant
2,500 USD
Turkish American community school grant
2,500 USD
Grant for Houston Turkish Festival
10,000 USD
Grant for Washington Turkish Festival
10,000 USD
Grant for New York, Madison, Seattle, Ithaca Turkish Film Festivals
17,500 USD
Grant for Monterey Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Eyup Music Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided grant (1st part) to support the concerts by Turkish Classical Music Choirs and compensation for members of choirs(2008-09)
23,443 USD
Sirin Pancaroglu
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant for Turkish Harpist Sirin Pancaroglu's participation in the World Harp
2,595 USD
Provided grant for Mugla's Local Fruit Varieties: Cultural Heritage, Database and Preservation Project
16,250 USD
Isik University
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided grant for 1st International Print Biennial Awards-Istanbul 2008
11,930 USD
Provided grant for a series of educational books (16 volumes) about the Anatolian Civilizations entitled the “The Anatolia Before You”
96,385 USD
Arzu Mammadova
Istanbul, Turkey
Grant for a PhD student Arzu Mammadova's participation in a Symposium on Turkish Culture in Kazan,Tatarstan
655 USD
Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy
Istanbul, Turkey
Book Research on Turkish culture in Europe
37,206 USD
Seattle Festival Grant
6,000 USD
TCF Fellowships to support research and publications on Turkish art and culture.
67,500 USD
Turkish Embassy
Washington DC, USA
Sponsorship of Historical Jewish Synagogues Exhibition
4,018 USD
Provided scholarship grant.
10,000 USD
Boston Turkish Festival Grant
10,500 USD
University of Chicago
Chicago, USA
Grant for Students' Study Tour to Turkey
12,000 USD
Conference sponsorship
1,000 USD
Barbara Trottnow
Washington DC, USA
DOBAG Documentary film sponsorship
4,622 USD
West Virginia PBS
Istanbul, Turkey
Book Donation
287 USD
Grant (1st part) for for the creation of an online Dictionary for Turkish.
7,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2007
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Turkish American Students Cultural Association
Oregon, USA
Provided funds to open a Turkish community school.
2,500 USD
Turkish Student Association at North Carolina State University
North Carolina, USA
Provided grant for Turkish cultural events and Istanbul exhibition.
1,500 USD
Provided grant to organize teacher's workshops in cooperation with 12 World Affairs Councils around the United States.
24,000 USD
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Massachusetts, USA
Co-sponsored a lecture on the "Arts of Sufism"
1,000 USD
Co-sponsored symposium on "The Art and Influence of the Turkish Carpet"
4,550 USD
Provided grant to open Turkish community school.
2,500 USD
Provided grant to support Kardelen Turkish Folk Dance Ensemble
2,460 USD
Provided grant to organize a teacher's workshop on Turkey.
1,000 USD
Provided grant to support Azerbaijan Folk Dance ensemble.
500 USD
Provided scholarship grant for summer study in Turkey for university students.
10,000 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Provided grant to support MayFest 2007
8,000 USD
Transcultural Exchanges
Massachusetts, USA
Sponsored participation of one Turkish artist in international art opportunities conference.
550 USD
Sponsored Turkish cultural night.
1,000 USD
Provided grant for Turkish Night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
3,500 USD
Bosphorus Art Project
Arizona, USA
Provided grant for Turkish Film Festival
2,500 USD
Provided grant for travel of American students to Turkey for Istanbul Cultural Ambassadors project
3,000 USD
In Focus Productions
London, ENGLAND
Provided research grant for British/Turkish history documentary Ottomania.
5,000 USD
Provided grant for cultural programming about Turkey in cooperation with 12 World Affairs Council chapters around the United States
24,000 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Provided grant for screening of a retrospective by Turkish film director Zeki Demirkubuz at the Lincoln Center Film Society
10,000 USD
Turkish Embassy
Washington DC, USA
Provided grant for exhibition by Turkish painter Yalcin Gokcebag in Houston, Atlanta and Seattle
3,500 USD
Provided grant for Turkish TV Hour broadcast
875 USD
Turkish Coalition of America
Washington DC, USA
Provided grant for educational programs on Turkish history and society
150,000 USD
Provided grant for Chicago Turkish Festival
15,000 USD
Provided grant for Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi commemoration
500 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Provided grant for New York, Madison, Seattle, Cornell and Milwaukee Turkish Film festivals
15,000 USD
Provided scholarship grant for 11 female college students in Turkey
10,000 USD
Provided grant for Washington Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Provided grant for Seattle TurkFest
7,500 USD
Sponsored booth for Turkish artists exhibition at Sculpture Objects and Functional Art SOFA exposition in Chicago
15,000 USD
Provided grant for Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi commemoration
15,000 USD
Provided fellowship grant for Turkish scholars
6,804 USD
Bonbon Kids Magazine
Virginia, USA
Provided sponsorship for Turkish American childrens magazine
4,000 USD
Georgetown University
Washington DC, USA
Provided scholarship grant for students to study semester abroad at the McGhee Center in Alanya, Turkey
15,000 USD
Iron Age Inventory Project ( 2nd Payment )
25,000 USD
Grant for Chuvash Language Internet Radio
2,000 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Provided grant to support MayFest 2007
8,000 USD
In Focus Productions
London, ENGLAND
Grant (1st part) for Treatment on "Turban Within" Documentary
3,000 USD
Turkish Coalition of America
Washington DC, USA
Public educational programs on Turkey
750,000 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Provided grant for Lincoln Center Film Project by Turkish film director Zeki Demirkubuz
10,000 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Provided grant for Lincoln Center Film Project by Turkish film director Zeki Demirkubuz
15,000 USD
Underwrote Houston Turkish Festival
7,000 USD
In Focus Productions
London, ENGLAND
Grant (final part) for Ottomania documentary
1,928 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided funds for hiring of 2 apprentices for the Glass Furnace Foundation and the participation of four aspiring glass artists in Foundation's workshops
15,000 USD
Eyup Music Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided grant (1st part) to support the concerts by Turkish Classical Music Choirs and compensation for members of choirs
8,500 USD
Turkish Jazz Musicians
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided grant to support two Turkish jazz musicians participating in Cape Town International Jazz Festival 2008
3,000 USD
Donated a computer, printer and projector
1,600 USD
Donated a computer and printer for school library
750 USD
Provided funds for an exhibition by young artists from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts participating in Istanbul Design Week
3,800 USD
Provided grant (1st part) for Seljuk Age Cultural and Architectural Sites Inventory/Database
25,000 USD
Uluumay Museum of Ottoman Folk Costumes and Jewelry
Bursa, Turkey
Donated a laptop
1,300 USD
Regional Directorate of Pious Foundations
Istanbul, Turkey
Sponsored the opening of a carpet exhibition at ICOC 2007
9,550 USD
Grants Awarded 2006
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Co-organized and funded replenishing of 1000 elementary and 300 High school libraries in Turkey with publications of The Economic and Social History Foundation of Turkey
57,000 USD
Association for the Preservation of Turkish Historical Homes
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided 10 scholarships to restoration students
10,000 USD
Provided funds for research fellowship in the Humanities for Turkish scholars
7,506 USD
Underwriting of Turkish American Hour TV
875 USD
Provided funds to expand Turkish community school
2,500 USD
Friends of Anatolia
California, USA
Provided funds to start Turkish classes for adults and support opening of Turkish community (by Bay Area Turkish American Association)
2,500 USD
Underwriting of Boston Turkish Music and Film Festival
10,000 USD
Underwriting of MayFest '06, Turkish Cultural Festival
10,000 USD
Provided funds for participation of 2 local teachers in ATA-DC Teachers Workshop
300 USD
Friends of Anatolia
California, USA
Underwriting of calendar highlighting Friends of Anatolia projects
500 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided funds for hiring of 2 apprentices for the Glass Furnace Foundation and the participation of four aspiring glass artists in Foundation's workshops
15,000 USD
Uzunkopru Meslek Lisesi
Edirne, Turkey
Provided funds to the school for creating a school garden with greenery, flowers and trees.
1,000 USD
Underwrote restoration and exhibition of 118 antique carpets at the Turkish and Islamic Art Museum in Istanbul as principal sponsor of XI.th ICOC to be held in Istanbul in April 2007
247,539 USD
Global Heritage Fund
California, USA
Underwrote the Kars Ottoman Heritage project.
40,000 USD
Friends of Anatolia
California, USA
Provided funds for renovation of Yildiztepe Elementary School, Duzce, Turkey
5,000 USD
Bridge to Turkey Fund
North Carolina, USA
Sponsored a concert by Turkish composer and musician Fahir Atakoglu to benefit a fundraiser for the Turkish Leukemia Association
1,600 USD
American Turkish Council
Washington DC, USA
Sponsored a luncheon and Istanbul cultural tour as part of a visit by congressional staff to Turkey organized by ATC
5,000 USD
Provided funds to expand Turkish community school
2,000 USD
Provided funds to support opening of Turkish community school
2,500 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Underwrote New York Turkish Film Festival and Turkish film festivals in Tempe/Arizona, University of Madison/Wisconsin, Seattle/Washington and Cornell University Ithaca/New York
15,000 USD
Association for Intercultural Communication (Kulturlerarasi Iletisim Dernegi)
Istanbul, Turkey
Underwrote of civil society empowerment and cultural exchanges workshops in various cities in Turkey.
15,000 USD
Underwrote Houston Turkish Festival
6,000 USD
Underwrote Chicago Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Underwrote Monterey Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Underwrote Seattle Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Provided funds to support Turkey study tour for teachers and students
1,000 USD
Underwrote Washington Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Underwrote cultural programs for 2007
5,000 USD
Co-organized and funded replenishing of 1000 elementary and 300 High school libraries in Turkey with publications of The Economic and Social History Foundation of Turkey
57,000 USD
Association for the Preservation of Turkish Historical Homes
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided 10 scholarships to restoration students
10,000 USD
Provided funds for research fellowship in the Humanities for Turkish scholars
7,506 USD
Underwriting of Turkish American Hour TV
875 USD
Provided funds to expand Turkish community school
2,500 USD
Friends of Anatolia
California, USA
Provided funds to start Turkish classes for adults and support opening of Turkish community (by Bay Area Turkish American Association)
2,500 USD
Underwriting of Boston Turkish Music and Film Festival
10,000 USD
Underwriting of MayFest '06, Turkish Cultural Festival
10,000 USD
Provided funds for participation of 2 local teachers in ATA-DC Teachers? Workshop
300 USD
Friends of Anatolia
California, USA
Underwriting of calendar highlighting Friends of Anatolia projects
500 USD
Glass Furnace Foundation
Istanbul, Turkey
Provided funds for hiring of 2 apprentices for the Glass Furnace Foundation and the participation of four aspiring glass artists in Foundation's workshops
15,000 USD
Uzunkopru Meslek Lisesi
Edirne, Turkey
Provided funds to the school for creating a school garden with greenery, flowers and trees.
1,000 USD
Underwriting of Turkish American Hour TV
875 USD
Boston Museum of Fine Art
Massachusetts, USA
Underwrote concert and demonstration on Ebru and Turkish Sufi music.
5,000 USD
Provided scholarship fund to benefit undergraduate students who participate in the Spring 2007 semester at the McGhee Center in Alanya, Turkey.
10,000 USD
Underwrote the second Graduate Students Pre-conference
1,200 USD
Provided funds for the establishment of playrooms at 13 regional boarding schools for primary school children.
6,800 USD
Grant for exhibition by artist Ilgim Veryeri-Alaca
2,000 USD
Underwriting of Seattle Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Underwrote partnership program between a Turkish and North Carolina school.
4,000 USD
Underwriting of 2007 cultural programs
10,000 USD
Underwriting of youth outreach programs
10,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2005
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Provided funds to provide annual scholarships for 11 female university students in Turkey, studying Humanities
10,000 USD
Smithsonian Institution
Washington DC, USA
Underwriting of exhibition on Ottoman Imperial Costumes "Style and Status"
100,000 USD
Provided funds for 20 scholarships to needy school children in Turkey
5,000 USD
Provided funds to support cultural and and educational programs
10,000 USD
Provided funds to organize concert for Idil Biret
3,000 USD
Provided funds in support of "Father Send me to School" campaign of Association in Support for Contemporary Living (CYDD) to increase school attendance of girls in Turkey
10,000 USD
Provided funds to organize Graduate Student Pre-Conference at Middle Eastern Association Annual Conference
1,000 USD
Provided funds for the operation of Turkish community school
3,000 USD
Provided funds to organize Turkish art exhibition and "Ebru" workshop at Houston Turkish Festival
3,000 USD
Provided funds to organize exhibition on Turkish embroidery at Rhode Island
10,000 USD
American Turkish Council
Washington DC, USA
Provided funds to organize cultural tour for congressional staff visiting Turkey
5,250 USD
Underwriting of Boston Turkish
6,000 USD
Provided funds to support Turkish film festivals
10,000 USD
Provided funds for 10 research fellowships in the Humanities for Turkish scholars
15,000 USD
Provided funds for opening of Turkish community school
2,500 USD
Provided funds for opening of Turkish community school
2,500 USD
Anatolian Artisans
Maryland, USA
Underwriting of small business development workshop for female artisans in Turkey
5,250 USD
Provided funds to for annual scholarship for one female University students in Turkey, studying Humanities
900 USD
Underwriting of screening of Retrospective of films by Turkish director Zeki of Michigan
2,500 USD
Gizem Saka
Montreal, Canada
Supporting this Turkish American painter's participation at an International Exhibition in Montreal
2,000 USD
Supporting an archeological excavation and documentation project throughout the Amuq Valley, Turkey.
1,500 USD
Provided funds to create an "Iron Age Settlements" inventory (1st year)
25,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2004
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Anatolian Artisans
Maryland, USA
Provided funds to organize small business development workshop for female artisans in Turkey
5,250 USD
Underwriting of Seattle Turkfest 2005
1,500 USD
Underwriting of screening of Retrospective by Turkish director Zeki Demirkubuz at University at Buffalo
750 USD
American Turkish Council
Washington DC, USA
Provided funds to organize cultural tour for congressional staff visiting Turkey
5,691 USD
Underwriting of screening of Retrospective of films bu Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan
2,500 USD
Moon and Stars Project
New York, USA
Underwriting of screening of Retrospective of films bu Turkish director Zeki Demirkubuz in Phoenix by Bosphorus Art Project
2,500 USD
Provided funds for 20 scholarship to needy school children in Turkey
5,000 USD
Archipelago Books
New York, USA
Underwriting of translation and publication of "Peace of Mind" a novel by Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar
8,000 USD
Provided funds to open Turkish community school
2,500 USD
Textile Museum
Washington DC, USA
General purpose donation
1,500 USD
Grants Awarded 2003
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Provided funds for 20 scholarships for needy school children in Turkey
5,000 USD
American Turkish Council
Washington DC, USA
Underwriting of cultural programs
10,000 USD
Orhan Gunduz School
Massachusetts, USA
Underwriting Turkish community school
1,500 USD
Underwriting of Boston Turkish Festival
5,000 USD
Underwriting of cultural programs
4,000 USD
Anatolian Artisans
Maryland, USA
Underwriting of small business development workshop for female artisans in Turkey
5,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2002
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Underwriting of Boston Turkish Festival
20,000 USD
Underwriting of ATAA Annual Convention Cultural Program
5,000 USD
Orhan Gunduz School
Massachusetts, USA
Underwriting Turkish community school
1,500 USD
Grants Awarded 2001
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Underwriting of ATAA Annual Convention Cultural Program
5,000 USD
American Friends of Turkey
Washington DC, USA
Underwriting of cultural programs
5,000 USD
General purpose donation
5,000 USD
University of Chicago
Illinois, USA
Endowment of Ayasli Lectureship in Turkish Language Studies and Instruction
350,000 USD
Grants Awarded 2000
Recipient Location Project Description Amount
Underwriting of ATAA Annual Convention Cultural Program
5,000 USD
Provided funds for 20 scholarship to needy school children in Turkey
5,000 USD
Underwriting of Boston Turkish Festival
20,000 USD