De Turing Foundation was founded by Pieter Geelen and his wife Françoise, using the wealth he acquired as co-founder of TomTom NV. They chose to support four main goals:
The Turing Foundation is a private charity that spends its funds on behalf of four goals:

- to enable and facilitate education for children
- to let people in the Netherlands enjoy art
- to protect nature
- to fight leprosy

Most recent projects: August 2018
Réserve de Gorilles de Lubutu (REGOLU) and Réserve de Gorilles de Mukingiti & Kingombe (REGOMUKI), D.R. Congo
August 2018
NATUUR Community-led Nature Reserves, Lubutu, Mukingiti and Kingombe, D.R. Congo, 2018-2021
Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world's oldest conservation organisation, founded in... more
The Tenth Turing Poetry Competition
August 2018
KUNST The Tenth Turing Poetry Contest 2018-2019
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
'Monet. The Garden Paintings', Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, 2019-2020
August 2018
KUNST "Monet. The Garden Paintings", Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, 2019-2020
For the first time in 30 years the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag is organising a monographic exhibition on Claude Monet... more
Duurzamere landbouw middels best practices video's, Benin, Mali en Kenia
August 2018
NATUUR Environmentally friendly farming using best practice videos, Benin, Mali en Kenia, 2018-2019
Biovision African Trust (BvAT) was founded in 2009 by the Biovision Foundation... more
Protecting forests by preventing oil palm plantations, Liberia
August 2018
NATUUR Protecting forests by preventing oil palm plantations, Liberia, 2018-2020
Both Ends collaborates with social and environmental groups from developing countries to achieve a green... more
Monboyo River and Peatland Forest in D.R. Congo
August 2018
NATUUR Community Forest and Peatland Solutions project, D.R. Congo, 2018-2021
Greenpeace wants to halt logging in the Congo basin, and sees community forestry as a sustainable alternative... more
Sustainable Seas, Inhambane Province, Mozambique, 2018-2021
August 2018
NATUUR Sustainable Seas, Inhambane Province, Mozambique, 2018-2021
The Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF) was founded in 2009 by two American marine biologists who have been working in... more
'Rembrandts Social Network', Het Rembrandthuis Amsterdam, 2019
August 2018
KUNST "Rembrandts Social Network", Het Rembrandthuis Amsterdam, 2019
The Rembrandt House Museum is opening the Rembrandt Year 2019 with an exhibition entitled 'Rembrandt's Social Network'... more
Apprenticeships program for women in Kenema, Sierra Leone, 2018-2020
August 2018
ONDERWIJS Apprenticeships programme for women in Kenema, Sierra Leone, 2018-2020
The British NGO Action on Poverty specifically focuses on creating jobs for disadvantaged groups in Sri Lanka... more
Poetry Week gift book, 2019
August 2018
KUNST Poetry Week gift book, 2019
The Dutch Foundation to Promote Reading of Dutch Books (CPNB) has encouraged people in the Netherlands to read books and drawn many people's attention to... more
Vocational and entrepreneurial training, Monrovia, Liberia
August 2018
ONDERWIJS Vocational and entrepreneurial training, Monrovia, Liberia 2018
Y Care is the international arm of the youth organisation YMCA. This foundation has been working in Liberia for more... more
Sustainable fishing, Madagascar
August 2018
NATUUR Establishing protected marine areas with local communities, Madagascar, 2018-2019
Blue Ventures works with local communities to find ways to protect marine biodiversity which at the... more
Trees for the Sahel, Regreening North Burkina Faso 2015-2018
August 2018
NATUUR Trees for the Sahel, Regreening North Burkina Faso 2018
Tiipaalga was founded in 2006 by the Swiss organisation newTree and is its local partner in Burkina Faso,. The organisation... more
Protecting and restoring nature around water sources, Cameroon
August 2018
NATUUR Protecting and restoring nature around water sources, Cameroon, 2018-2019
LiveBuild works with local organisations and communities on sustainable development in the Anglophone... more
Good education for all, Plateau of South Kivu, D.R. Congo
August 2018
ONDERWIJS Good education for all, South Kivu plateau region, D.R. Congo, 2018-2019
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
August 2018
NATUUR Community forestry in the Equateur province, DR Congo, 2017
Greenpeace is an international campaigning organisation deeply committed to forest protection. Greenpeace is campaigning... more
Quality improvement and continuation vocational education, Cameroon
August 2018
ONDERWIJS Quality improvement and continuation vocational education, Cameroon, 2018-2019
The Dutch foundation Babungo has been committed to improving health care and education in the Babungo... more

Turing-supported projects you can visit in September and October:
Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years
'Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years', Ceramics Museum Princessehof, Leeuwarden, 2018-2019
Dutch ceramics have been known around the world for centuries. Manufacturers used... more
'Leonardo. Emotion and Expression', Teylers Museum, 2018-2019
vanaf 5 oct
"Leonardo. Emotion and Expression", Teylers Museum, 2018-2019
In 2018, Teylers Museum is organising the first international exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) in the... more
Frans Hals and the Modernists, Frans Hals Museum
vanaf 12 oct
"Frans Hals and the Modernists", Frans Hals Museum, 2018-2019
Frans Hals is regarded as one of the most innovative painters of the Dutch Golden Age for his characteristic virtuoso... more
'Pure Rubens', Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
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"Pure Rubens", Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 2018-2019
At the end of 2018, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, together with the Museo Nacional del Prado, is presenting an... more
Giocometti - Chadwick, Facing Fear
vanaf 22 sep
"Giocometti - Chadwick, Facing Fear", Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, 2018-2019
From 22 September 2018 to 6 January 2019, Museum de Foundatie is organising an exhibition of the works of... more
'I, Mary of Guelders', Museum Het Valkhof
vanaf 13 oct
"I, Mary of Guelders", Museum Het Valkhof, 2018-2019
Mary of Guelders' prayer book is one of the greatest medieval art treasures from the Netherlands. It could not be viewed for... more
Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht
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Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht, 2018
The Festival Oude Muziek ('Early Music Festival') is the biggest early music festival in the world, attracting around 65,000 visitors a year. The... more
Ossip Zadkine in Beelden Aan Zee
vanaf 6 oct
Main Supporter 'Zadkine Aan Zee', Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, 2018-2019
Exhibiting sculptures in the Netherlands is not easy. But Museum Beelden aan Zee - which was only... more
Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School, Museum Het Schip
vanaf 1 oct
Exposition 'Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School', Museum Het Schip, 2018-2019
Museum Het Schip has been based in the social housing block called 'Het Schip' in Amsterdam's... more

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