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Philanthropy Infrastructure Development in Turkey

Third Sector Foundation of Turkey

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $45,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2013–August 31, 2015
  • Location Karakoy, Turkey
  • Geographic Focus Turkey

About this grant

The project goal is to strengthen the infrastructure for philanthropy in Turkey. This grant increase will allow the grantee to respond to a new opportunity to assist in the development of a local grantmaking organization. This work will complement the project’s core objectives by strengthening international and local philanthropy directed to rights-based nonprofits. Also, through this additional work, the grantee will increase its organizational and programmatic capacities to provide support services to Turkey’s growing philanthropic sector. Based in Istanbul, the grantee was established in 1993 by Turkey’s leading associations and foundations and today is a vital support network and resource center for its more than 100-member associations and foundations as well as the sector in general.