In 1965 a tax exempt "Pan-Icarian Foundation" was established to administer the philanthropic endeavors of the Pan-Icarian Brotherhood. Since its inception the Foundation has distributed hundreds of thousands of dollars for medical aid, scholarships, disaster relief, and other charitable causes in North America and Greece.
Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible and can be sent to:
Post Office Box 79037
Pittsburgh, PA 15216-0037
Dear Pan-Icarian Family,
Up to $3,000 has been budgeted by the Pan-Icarian Foundation for 2017 to fund one or several mini grants relating to the Icarian diaspora or the island of Ikaria (i.e. the culture, history, art etc.). An application form is below. It should be filled out and returned by June 30, 2017 to our mini-grant chair Ellene Tratras Contis at
George G. Horiates, PSP
Chairman, Pan-Icarian Foundation
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For information on our current foundation officers, visit our National Officers. A history of our Foundation Chairmen is below:
- Chris Passodelis — 1965 - 1975
- Gus Caras — 1975 - 1979
- Anthony Vassilaros — 1979 - 1981
- John Janis — 1981 - 1996
- Gus Stefanadis — 1996 - 2001
- Anthony Kayafas — 2001 - 2007
- Socrates Koutsoutis — 2007 - 2010
- C.D. "Gus" Yiakas — 2010 - 2014
- Nikitas Tripodes — 2014 - May 31, 2017
- George G. Horiates, PSP — June 1, 2017 - present