The Foundation is governed by a 9-member Board of Directors with for life members, the founders Dimitri Maniataki and Eleni Tagonidi Maniataki.
An Advisory Council of thirty members contributes in the activities of the Board.
The activities of the Foundation are funded by its endowments, private grants, donations, bequests or legacies to it.
The Board members serve pro bono on matters concerning the activities of the Foundation and the financial management.
The Chairman and Vice Chairwoman are life members, while all other members are elected for a three years term. The Board meets in Athens regularly at the headquarters of the Maniatakeion Foundation or wherever all its members are gathered in March, June, September and December annually and exceptionally upon the request of the Chairman or of any two members of the Board, by written request to the Chairman.
Both members of the Board and members of the Advisory Council offer their services sine stipendiis.
Maniatakis Dimitris Antonis - Chairman
Maniataki Tagonidi Eleni - Vice Chairwoman
Kyriopoulos Angelos - Treasurer, Financial Manager
Mantzara Eleni - Secretary
Attorney at Law
Kafantaris Dimitrios - Member
Mayor of Pylos - Nestoras
Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Messinia - Member
Professor of Theology - Theological School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Themelis Petros - Member
Archaeologist, President of the Society Of Messenian Archaeological Studies
Nanetti Andrea - Member
Professor of History - Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
Trihopoulou Antonia - Member
President of the Greek Health Foundation
The Advisory Council provides advice on issues raised by the Board, suggests directions and actions that it considers appropriate for the Foundation's program of activities and priority actions in sections which are considered important.