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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: May 2018
Green Desert Initiative, Pays Dogon, Mali
May 2018
NATUUR Green Desert Initiative, Pays Dogon, Mali, 2018-2020
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
'Right to Learn', Kono, Kallahun and Kenema, Sierra Leone
May 2018
ONDERWIJS "Right to Learn", Kono, Kallahun and Kenema, Sierra Leone, 2018-2021
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
Willem de Kooning exposition, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
May 2018
KUNST Willem de Kooning exposition, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 2019-2020
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
Exposition 'Manzoni in Holland', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2019
May 2018
KUNST Main supporter "Manzoni in Holland", Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2019
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
De Jonge Rembrandt, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, 2019-2020
May 2018
KUNST De Jonge Rembrandt, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, 2019-2020
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
IDRI: Integration of rapid diagnostic tests to facilitate earlier diagnosis and simplified case management of Leprosy
May 2018
LEPRA IDRI: Integration of rapid diagnostic tests to facilitate earlier diagnosis and simplified case management of Leprosy, 2018-2019
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
Strengthening two vocational training centers, Burkina Faso
May 2018
ONDERWIJS Strengthening two vocational training centers, Burkina Faso, 2018-2019
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
Job Booster social venture, north-western regions, Burkina Faso
May 2018
ONDERWIJS Job Booster social venture, north-western regions, Burkina Faso, 2018
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
HortusFestival 2018 'De dood spreekt'
May 2018
KUNST HortusFestival 'De dood spreekt', 2018
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years
May 2018
KUNST 'Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years', Ceramics Museum Princessehof, Leeuwarden, 2018-2019
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
Quality Education with local co-investment in North West Region of Cameroon
May 2018
ONDERWIJS Quality Education with local co-investment, North West Region, Cameroon, 2018-2019
The Turing Foundation has been supporting Knowledge for Children with their book programme in... more
Participatory and game based teaching practice for 3,360 children, Burkina Faso
May 2018
ONDERWIJS Participatory and game based teaching practice for 3,360 children, Burkina Faso, 2018
Association Soeur Emmanuelle (Asmae) is a French development organisation focused on education... more
Dr. L. Adams / National Hansen's Disease Programs: Translation of Mycobacterium Leprae molecular viability assays (MVA) to the clinical setting and application of MVA to a chemoprophylaxis-of-contacts-model, 2015-2018
May 2018
LEPRA Translation of Mycobacterium Leprae molecular viability assays (MVA) to the clinical setting and application of MVA to a chemoprophylaxis-of-contacts-model, 2018
The recently developed molecular viability test... more
Conserving the biodiversity of the Cacheu Mangroves Natural Park, Guinea-Bissau
May 2018
NATUUR Conserving the biodiversity of the Cacheu Mangroves Natural Park, Guinea-Bissau, 2018
Wetlands International is the global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation... more
The pristine forests of Papua, Indonesia
May 2018
NATUUR Asmat Coastal Wetland, Papua, Indonesië, 2018
Coastal Wetland Asmat, Papua, Indonesia, 2015-2018 WWF Netherlands is part of the WWF, the world's largest and most well-known nature... more
Scaling up capabilities for Effective rehabilitation and conservation of mangroves, Philippines
May 2018
NATUUR Scaling up capabilities for Effective rehabilitation and conservation of mangroves, Philippines, 2018
The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) connects science, nature conservation... more
Betere doorstroom na basisonderwijs voor kinderen in 22 dorpen, Niger
May 2018
ONDERWIJS Betere doorstroom na basisonderwijs voor kinderen in 22 dorpen, Niger, 2018-2019
In the isolated north of Niger, RAIN, a small American organisation with two Nigerien offices, has... more
Vocational training for 250 young people, Kono district, Sierra Leone, 2016-2018
May 2018
ONDERWIJS Vocational training for 250 young people, Kono district, Sierra Leone, 2018
Chistian Aid has been working in Sierra Leone for more than 20 years with a local team of 24 people and... more
Teacher Training Language Skills, 2015
May 2018
ONDERWIJS Teacher Training - Meaningful Language Skills, Dogon area, Mali, 2018-2019
A consortium of motivated organisations, including Stichting Bloemendaal-Dogon (SBD), provides assistance... more
Vocational training center for women, Parakou, Benin
May 2018
ONDERWIJS Self-sufficient Vocational Training Center for women, Parakou, Benin, 2018-2019
The Belgian Hubi & Vinciane Foundation supports regional development in the city of Parakou (central... more
Myth unravelled: Master of Elsloo, Bonnefantenmuseum
May 2018
KUNST Myth unravelled: Master of Elsloo, Bonnefantenmuseum, 2019
In the 16th century the so-called 'Master of Elsloo' worked in the Euroregion of Dutch and Belgian Limburg and the... more

Turing-supported projects you can visit in June and July:
'Van Gogh & Japan', Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 2018
t/m 24 jun
'Van Gogh & Japan', Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, 2018
Vincent van Gogh's first contact with Japanese art was in 1885 and he collected Japanese prints and woodcuts from the winter of... more
Georgio Morandi and Bologna, Museum Belvedere
t/m 10 jun
Main supporter Georgio Morandi and Bologna, Museum Belvédère, 2018
In 2018 Museum Belvédère is devoting an exhibition to the Italian painter Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964). The... more
Neo Rauch, Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle, 2018
t/m 3 jun
Main Supporter 'Neo Rauch', Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle, 2018
Museum de Fundatie is organising the first major retrospective exhibition of the German artist Neo Rauch (1960). Rauch... more
HortusFestival 2018 'De dood spreekt'
vanaf 25 jul
HortusFestival 'De dood spreekt', 2018
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years
vanaf 2 jun
'Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years', Ceramics Museum Princessehof, Leeuwarden, 2018-2019
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
Wonderfeel 2018, 's Graveland
20 t/m 22 jul
Wonderfeel Festival, 's Graveland, 2018
The Wonderfeel festival has been organised in a former estate in' s-Graveland since 2015: a three-day outdoor classical music festival with... more
Oranjewoud Festival 2017
t/m 10 jun
Oranjewoud Festival, Heerenveen, 2018
Since 2012 a music festival has been organised on the Oranjewoud estate in Heerenveen: the Oranjewoud Festival. This festival wants to use... more

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