NGO Partners in 2021

Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV)

Ever since it was founded in 1993, the Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV) has been carrying out all of its educational activities aimed at needy children and their families with the aims of ensuring that such children have the benefit of a good and wholesome “early childhood experience”, of contributing towards a better society, and of achieving equality in educational opportunity. AÇEV conducts research to determine the needs of its target audience, develops programs to address such needs, implements these in collaboration with others, and assesses the results of its efforts.

Informatics Industry Association (TÜBİSAD)

Since its establishment in 1979, TUBISAD represents the strongest collective voice of more than 200 active member companies operating in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and New Media sectors in Turkey. 

Cevdet İnci Education Foundation

With the philosophy of societal lifelong education, Cevdet İnci Education Foundation has continued its activities since 1985, aimed at supporting our country in reaching a level of modern education.With the motto “Support to Education, Service for the Future”, it develops the “Education, Incentive and Networking Programs” which aims at supporting the academic ecosystem.

Darüşşafaka Foundation

The mission of Darüşşafaka Foundation is to promote equal opportunity in education in Turkey since 1863 and mainly provides education opportunities for low-income youth who have lost either a father or a mother. These academically talented children are recruited when they are ten years old and are provided education at international standards which enables them to be thoughtful, inquisitive, confident, leader individuals in the awareness of their collective responsibilities. Today, approximately 1,000 students selected from around the country, selected by examinations. They study at the Darüşşafaka Educational Institutions in Maslak, Istanbul for nine years with full scholarship and room/board. The Society also continues to provide scholarships to graduates who have entered university.

Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association(TURMEPA)

TURMEPA, ülkemiz kıyı ve denizlerinin korunmasını ulusal bir öncelik haline getirmek ve gelecek nesillere temiz denizlerin kucakladığı yaşanabilir bir Türkiye bırakmak amacıyla, 8 Nisan 1994 tarihinde Rahmi M. Koç’un kurucu başkanlığında, Deniz Ticaret Odası ve bir avuç deniz sevdalısıyla birlikte başlatılmış bir sivil toplum hareketidir.

Istanbul Arts and Culture Foundation (İKSV)

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of its founding in 2015, İKSV aims to bring Istanbul to the forefront of world culture and arts capitals, to provide a permanent interaction between national and universal, traditional and contemporary values through culture and arts and to play an active role in the formation of cultural policies continues to work.

The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer

The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer (KAÇUV) was founded in 2000 by the doctors at Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Service and the families of patients who receive treatment there. KAÇUV provides the continual treatment for economically disadvantaged children whose treatment might otherwise be discontinued. The Foundation; gives psychological support, which is a crucial need in the battle against cancer, creates a proper treatment atmosphere for children’s psychology, and conducts various activities in the Family Home and Children Hematology/Oncology Services to increase their quality of life in psychological, social, physical and medical terms.

Tohum Foundation for Autism

TOHUM was established in 2003 as a health and education foundation with the aim of pioneering early recognition/detection, public awareness and special education needs of autistic children.

Community Volunteers Foundation (TOG)

Community Volunteers Foundation (TOG) is a change and transformation project designed to translate the youth’s energy into social benefit. Established in December 2002, TOG aims at achieving social peace, solidarity and change under the pioneership of the youth and the guidance of adults. In its 15th year, Community Volunteers Foundation, created in 2002 as an initiative by a group of youth and adults, has thousands of volunteers who reach out to hundreds of thousands of individuals in almost every city across Turkey. Community Volunteer young individuals organize in clubs, groups or communities in their universities, and carry out social responsibility projects to respond to the needs that they identify. These projects not only contribute to the society, but also help the youth become responsible individuals by supporting their personal development.

Turkish Education Foundation (TEV)

Turkish Education Foundation was founded in 1967 by 205 philanthropists under the leadership of Vehbi Koç. TEV grants scholarships to students who need successful and financial support, and builds schools, student dormitories and libraries. TEV also prizes students to encourage their work and conducts scientific research in the field of education.

Turkish Enterprise And Business Confederation (TÜRKONFED)

TÜRKONFED (Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation) is a non-governmental business organization, aiming to contribute to the development of regional, sectoral and national economic policies. Today, 25 federations and 190 associations (which collectively represent over 40,000 companies all across Turkey) are represented under the TURKONFED network.

Turkish Education Volunteers Foundation (TEGV)

The objective of TEGV is to provide educational programs and activities to help elementary education level children become citizens who are loyal to the basic tenets of the Turkish Republic as rational, prudent, self-confident, creative, pacifist and respectful of different beliefs and thoughts not discriminating based on gender, nationality, religion or language. The specific educational programs created by TEGV are implemented by volunteers at Educational Parks, Learning Units, and Mobile Firefly Learning Units established all around the country, and via the “Support Protocol for Social Activities”.

Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats (TEMA)

TEMA was established in 1992 as a voluntary, conscientious, pioneering, international and enduring civil society organization dedicated to the preservation of natural beings with a sustainable life principle. They have creation a conscious and effective public opinion which is sensitive to environmental problems, especially the erosion problem throughout Turkey and are amongst the most widely represented NGOs at the local level in Turkey, with 650 more than volunteers.

Association of Turkish Construction Material Producers

Association of Turkish Construction Material Producers, is an organization that has represented the construction industry both nationally and internationally since its foundation in 1984. The association has accepted industry associations and stakeholders along with industrialist members to membership, for the purpose of setting forth the industry’s real power and establishing a union of forces. It has been organized as a unique umbrella organization in Turkey.

Turkish Foundation for Children in Need of Protection

Turkish Foundation for Children in Need of Protection was established by volunteers in 1979, and believes in a society in which every child has the right to enjoy compassion, love and understanding, to live in a healthy environment, to have adequate nutrition and development opportunities. The foundation opened the Bolluca Children's Village (orphanage) on 37 acres in Bolluca, Istanbul, in 1992 based on international standards.

Spastic Children's Foundation of Turkey

Spastic Children's Foundation of Turkey was founded by Prof. Dr. Hıfzı Özcan in 1989. They provide rehabilitation and education support to approximately 20,000 children and their families, as well as day-to-day activities, and carry out studies to create awareness about Cerebral Palsy. The aim of the foundation is to provide diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education services to children and adults with Cerebral Palsy, to be professionally engaged and to carry out necessary activities to gain a sense of life.