Name of Administrative Contact:
c/o Initiatives Foundation, 341 Lafayette St., #4416
City, State/Province, Country and Postal Code:
New York, NY 10012
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The Gere Foundation awards grants to humanitarian organizations supportingvictims of war and natural disasters, providing HIV/AIDS care and researchand addressing human rights violations occurring around the world. Ourprimary mission is to assist the cultural survival of the Tibetan peoplethrough health, technological and educational projects. The Gere Foundationcontributes directly to The Tibet Fund, supporting His Holiness the DalaiLama and the Tibetan community-in-exile. Dislocated from their homelandsince 1959 and under the continuing brutal occupation of the Chinese,thousands of Tibetan refugees risk their lives every year escaping tofreedom in India, Nepal, Mongolia and elsewhere.
The goal of the Gere Foundation is to alleviate suffering and help torestore autonomy to the people of Tibet.