The A.G. Leventis Foundation
This is the winner of a Medal
The Foundation develops broad charity activities, aimed at different humanitarian spheres – culture, history, education, healthcare, ecology, but it is particularly focused on safeguarding of the cultural heritage. It funds plenty of projects both in Europe – Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, and in Africa (Nigeria and Ghana).
The Foundation is the main sponsor of the Hellenic Centre in London and the Nicosia University in Cyprus. In Bulgaria, the foundation implements variety of activities in the humanitarian sphere and especially in the area of cultural heritage – finances projects for the conservation of antique and medieval monuments of great value and also the publishing of scientific research in this area, grants an annual fellowship for young specialists on Hellenic and Byzantine Heritage.
“For nearly three decades of exemplary humanitarian action and continuous commitment to the preservation and promotion of European cultural heritage by a private foundation.”