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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 2017
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Fish drying in the sun where there are no buyers and no storage facilities. This often leads to high post-harvest losses and low prices.
July 2017
Protecting marine resources by scaling up sustainable businesses, Northern Kenya, 2017-2021
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

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

Quality improvement and continuation vocational education, Cameroon
July 2017
Quality improvement and continuation vocational education, Cameroon, 2017-2019
The Dutch foundation Babungo has been committed to improving health care and education in the Babungo... more

Consolidating twenty Family Farm Schools, Cameroon
July 2017
Consolidating twenty Family Farm Schools, Cameroon, 2017-2018
The French development organisation Institut Européen de Coopération et de Développement (IECD) was established in... more

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

Good education for all, Plateau of South Kivu, D.R. Congo
July 2017
Good education for all, South Kivu plateau region, D.R. Congo, 2017-2019
Children in Crisis (CIC) is a British NGO aiming to give children in some of the world's poorest countries... more

Protecting and restoring nature around water sources, Cameroon
July 2017
Protecting and restoring nature around water sources, Cameroon, 2017-2019
LiveBuild was founded in 2007 and has been working for years with local organisations and communities on... more

Vocational and entrepreneurial training, Monrovia, Liberia
July 2017
Vocational and entrepreneurial training, Monrovia, Liberia 2017-2018
Y Care is the international arm of the youth organisation YMCA. This foundation has been working in Liberia for... more

Trees for the Sahel, Regreening North Burkina Faso 2015-2018
July 2017
Trees for the Sahel, Regreening North Burkina Faso 2017-2018
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 2017
IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam, 2017
The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is the world's most important documentary festival. From... more

Teacher Training Language Skills, 2015
July 2017
Teacher Training - Meaningful Language Skills, Dogon area, Mali, 2017-2019
A consortium of motivated organisations, including Stichting Bloemendaal-Dogon (SBD), provides assistance... more


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Turing-supported projects you can visit in September and October
Berger de Nuages (Cloud Shepherd), Jean Arp, 1953
t/m 17 sep
'Jean Arp - The Poetry of Forms', Kröller-Müller Museum, 2017
Jean Arp (1886-1966) was a Franco-German sculptor, painter and poet, as well as being an influential artist... more

Portret van Tristan Tzara - Tihanyi, Lajos - oil on canvas 1927
t/m 17 sep
Fauvism to Surrealism. Jewish avant-garde art from Hungary, Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, 2017
In 2017 the Jewish Historical Museum is organising an exhibition on the work of... more

Ferdinand Bol, Hagar en de Engel, olieverf op doek, ca. 1650, National Museum, Gdansk, Polen
vanaf 5 oct
'Ferdinand Bol: Het Huis, De Collectie, De Kunstenaar', Museum van loon, Amsterdam, 2017-2018
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht
t/m 3 sep
Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht, 2017
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more

Winners of the Eighth Turing Poetry Competition, 1 feb 2017
doorlopend
The Ninth Turing Poetry Contest 2017-2018
The Turing Poetry Competition is the only Dutch-language poetry contest open to everyone and that is about a poem, not a poet. Previous... more

A Dog's Heart, April 2017, Amsterdam
doorlopend
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam, 2017-2019
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet is renowned for its varied programming of both classical and modern operas and the... more

Flinck, De verstoting van Hagar en Ismaël, ca. 1640-42
vanaf 13 oct
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

Young Woman At A Mirror, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1656 (Hermitage St Petersburg)
vanaf 7 oct
Hollandse Meesters uit de Hermitage, Hermitage Amsterdam, 2017-2018
From the autumn of 2017 the Hermitage Amsterdam is exhibiting a survey of the Dutch Masters collection from the... more


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