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Welcome to the Turing Foundation

The Turing Foundation is a private charity based in the Netherlands and spends its funds on behalf of four goals: The Turing Foundation was established in 2006 by Pieter Geelen and his wife, using the wealth he acquired as co-founder of TomTom NV, a company listed at the Dutch stock exchange.

Most recent projects: July 2016
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Protecting and restoring nature around water sources, Cameroon
July 2016
Protecting and restoring nature around water sources, Cameroon, 2016-2019
LiveBuild was founded in 2007 and has been working for years with local organisations and communities on... more

Good education for all, Plateau of South Kivu, D.R. Congo
July 2016
Good education for all, South Kivu plateau region, D.R. Congo, 2016-2019
Children in Crisis (CIC) is a British NGO aiming to give children in some of the world's poorest countries... more

Illegal tree cutting in the Equateur province, D.R. Congo
July 2016
Community forestry in the Equateur province, DR Congo, 2016-2017
Greenpeace is an international campaigning organisation deeply committed to forest protection. Greenpeace is... more

Flinck, De verstoting van Hagar en Ismaël, ca. 1640-42
July 2016
Govert Flinck and Ferdinand Bol, Amsterdam Museum and the Rembrandt House Museum, 2017-2018
The Rembrandt House Museum and the Amsterdam Museum are organising the first ever major... more

Hans Holbein de jonge, Portret van Richard
July 2016
The Renaissance in Northern Italy, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, 2017
Rijksmuseum Twenthe plans to organise an exhibition on the Renaissance's Golden Age: from the 'Cinquecento' (ca. 1500 to... more

Pieter Claesz, Still Life with Tazza, 1636
July 2016
Slowfood: Still Lives from the Dutch Golden Age, Mauritshuis, The Hague, 2017
The Mauritshuis is working on an exhibition on still lives with made tables from the Dutch Golden... more

Winners of the Seventh Turing Poetry Competition
July 2016
The Eighth Turing Poetry Contest 2016-2017
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Anish Kapoor, Dismemberment, Site 1 -  Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, Kaipara Harbour, New Zealand
July 2016
Gardens of Wonder, NTR Dutch public-service broadcaster, 2016-2017
'Gardens of Wonder' is a project focused on presenting 'land art' or 'site-specific art'. It will involve filming... more

String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, Amsterdam
July 2016
String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 2018
The String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam Foundation is organising the first edition of the String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam (SQBA)... more

Strengthening a vocational training project, Liberia
July 2016
Strengthening a vocational training project, Liberia, 2016
In 2016 the Turing Foundation approved a contribution towards ZOA's vocational training project, which will train 400... more

Consolidating twenty Family Farm Schools, Cameroon
July 2016
Consolidating twenty Family Farm Schools, Cameroon, 2016-2018
The French development organisation Institut Européen de Coopération et de Développement (IECD) was established in... more

Quality improvement and continuation vocational education, Cameroon
July 2016
Quality improvement and continuation vocational education, Cameroon, 2016-2019
The Dutch foundation Babungo has been committed to improving health care and education in the Babungo... more

Tailoring Trainees, Sierra Leone
July 2016
Sustainable livelihood for 150 unemployed youth in Bo City, Sierra Leone, 2016-2017
Tools for Self Reliance is a British organisation whose purpose is to increase employment in... more

Trees for the Sahel, Regreening North Burkina Faso 2015-2018
July 2016
Trees for the Sahel, Regreening North Burkina Faso 2016-2018
Tiipaalga was founded in 2006 by the Swiss organisation newTree and is its local partner in Burkina Faso,. The... more

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
July 2016
IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam, 2016-2017
The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is the world's most important documentary... more

Scanning Electron Microscopy of M. leprae
July 2016
Research on treatment of early neuropathy in leprosy 2016-2017
The TENLEP Research Consortium (Treatment of Early Neuropathy in Leprosy) is a large international association in... more

Vocational and entrepreneurial training, Monrovia, Liberia
July 2016
Vocational and entrepreneurial training, Monrovia, Liberia 2016-2018
Y Care is the international arm of the youth organisation YMCA. This foundation has been working in Liberia for... more

Restored mangroves around a shrimp farm in Batangas, Verde Island Passage, Philippines
July 2016
Mangrove Rehabilitation, Verde Island Passage, Philippines, 2016-2017
For more than 25 years Conservation International has been doing valuable work protecting nature, and involving... more

Speed schools, Dosso region, Niger
July 2016
Speed schools for 250 Adolescents, Dosso en Tillabéri, Niger, 2016
The Stromme Foundation is an international development organisation focused on microfinance and education. They... more

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