Our grantmaking philosophy is based on an ancient philosophers’ mindsets.

“To give away money is an easy matter and in any man’s power. But to decide to whom to give it and how large and when, and for what purpose and how, is neither in every man’s power nor an easy matter.”

– Aristotle

Our History

In 1921, the Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corporation (HKCC) was established in New York City with the purpose of providing shelter, sustenance, education, and health care to children orphaned by the Armenian Genocide of 1915.


The Karagheusian Foundation raised funds to restore the Howard Kargheusian Primary Healthcare center in Lebanon, August, 2020

New York, NY, USA – On August 4, 2020, a massive explosion shook Beirut, Lebanon, leaving numerous citizens injured and the city’s infrastructure damaged.