About Dioraphte

The Dioraphte Foundation (Stichting Dioraphte) is a Dutch charitable fund that supports charities in six countries: the Netherlands, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Malawi. In 2014, 192 projects were awarded a total of twelve million euros.

The Dioraphte Foundation has been active since 2002 and legally merged with the Liberty Foundation (Stichting Liberty), active since 1995, the Dyke Reinforcement Foundation (Stichting Dijkverzwaring), active since 1997, and Stichting Continuendo MusartE Foundation, active since 2004, since 4 September 2015. 

Board Members

mr. drs. Arnold R.J. Croiset van Uchelen - voorzitter
Bernard E.M.M. Uyttendaele - penningmeester
drs. Jacqueline Detiger
Glenda I. Nühn-Morris
Dr. Peter B. Mensing

Advisers to the Board

The Dioraphte Foundation uses independent advisers to scout eligible projects and assess and process the applications it receives. Our advisers are:

mr. drs. Antoon Ott - bureau Artilaw > Cultural Heritage
Henk J.Th. van Stokkom* - DoenDenkers > Social Initiatives - Science and Research
drs. Michaela van Wassenaer - Culture Consult > Performing Arts - Nature Conservation

* Henk J.Th. van Stokkom also serves as the Dioraphte Foundation’s Director of Operations. 

A small sample...

A small selection of our beneficiaries in the five fields in which we are active:

- Cultural Heritage: Sint-Janskerk in Gouda (for the restoration of the cartoons of its famous stained glass windows), Museum Belvedere (a contribution towards its construction and foundation), Ets Haim (for the restoration of its library) and RKD (for the digitisation of its silver archives)

- Performing Arts: The Theater Festival (The Fringe), the Prinses Christina Concours, De Nederlandse Dansdagen, Go Short Film Festival, Young Adult Literature Award, De Ateliers

- Nature Conservation: African Parks, De Hoge Veluwe National Park , Southern African Wildlife College

- Social Initiatives: Deworm the World, One Acre FundThe Hunger Project, Sabatia Eye Hospital, House of Hope in Rotterdam, Spierziekten Nederland

- Science and Research: Majete Malaria Project, VU Alzheimer CentreKnowledge for ChildrenPanama Disease, SHE Collaborates

More information

For more information, refer to the Dioraphte Foundation’s More Information on Our Fund page.