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Empowering Women and Children: The Mission of Solidarity for Equality Association

The Solidarity for Equality Association (Eşitlik için Dayanışma Derneği), dedicated to advancing women's and children's rights, is receiving grant support from our Regional Recovery Support Program, launched as part of...

Our Needs Assessment Report is Released

Our Kahramanmaraş Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund Needs Assessment Report is now available. Since the first day of the earthquakes, we have been gathering real-time data on evolving needs directly from...

Unveiling the Impact: One Year After the Kahramanmaras Earthquakes

It has been a year since the devastating earthquakes that struck 11 provinces across Türkiye on February 6, 2023, affecting an estimated 15 million people. As we remember the lives...

A 30-Year Journey: Navigating Challenges and Sustaining Feminist Solidarity

The Foundation for Women’s Solidarity (Kadın Dayanışma Vakfı) is a feminist women’s organisation dedicated to combating gender inequality and all forms of gender-based violence. The foundation provides free counselling support to women...

Join Us on February 8th: Reflecting on a Year of Impactful Relief Efforts

We would like to invite you to our upcoming online event on February 8th, Thursday. As we approach the first anniversary of the devastating earthquakes of 6 February, we want to share with you the...

Growing impact: Additional grants amplifying earthquake relief efforts

We are excited to announce that our Kahramanmaras Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund is extending its support with additional grants totalling £113,360 to four organisations, furthering the reach of their ongoing projects. We are...

Year in Review: Turkey Mozaik Foundation 2023 Recap

Reflecting on Our Journey This year has been an unexpected challenge, marked by the devastating earthquakes of February 6th, 2023. The impact was profound, shaking the very essence of our...

We are launching the Regional Recovery Support Program II

Applications are now open for our Regional Recovery Support Program II. We're thrilled to announce the launch of the second phase of our Regional Recovery Support Program, building upon the...

Announcing a powerful partnership to support earthquake-affected regions in Türkiye

Turkey Mozaik Foundation, Turquoise Coast Environment Fund (TCEF) of Conservation Collective, and Turkish Philanthropy Funds joined forces to launch a grant programme of environmental support for the earthquake-affected regions of...

Reviving Nature: Nature Conservation Centre’s Post-Wildfire Ecosystem Recovery Initiative

Nature Conservation Centre Foundation – DKM (Doğa Koruma Merkezi Vakfı) received a grant from our Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund, launched in collaboration with the Support Foundation for Civil...

Lasting change for Türkiye: Help us build back better on this Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday encourages people worldwide to take action for causes close to their hearts and give back. Today, as the year that has deeply affected us all nears its end, we’re asking...

Empowering Children Through Music and Arts: The Olive Seeds Association’s Story

Olive Seeds Association (Zeytin Çekirdekleri Derneği), based in Balıkesir, is dedicated to ensuring children’s right to education and arts. The association received grant support from our Children's Fund, launched in collaboration...

Enabling Resilience: Our 2023/24 Institutional Fund Recipients

In the 2023/24 period, our Institutional Fund is dedicated to helping those affected by the Kahramanmaras earthquakes. We aim to support the well-being of the region and strengthen the organisational capacities...

Expanding Our Reach: New Initiatives in Kahramanmaras Earthquake Relief

It has been over eight months since the devastating Kahramanmaras earthquakes, and we have been working tirelessly to make a positive impact in the region. Thanks to the generous support...

Mobile Food Bank Project: Providing Vital Support to Families in Deep Poverty

Our Deep Poverty Action Fund was launched in May 2021 to address deep poverty and widening inequalities in Türkiye, which significantly worsened since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund...

Digital Transformation Fund: Advancing Civil Society’s Digital Capacity

The new term of the Digital Transformation Fund started last week with the launch meeting where our grantees met with each other, learned more about each other’s work, and received...

Announcing the launch of our Foster Family Fund

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Foster Family Fund, a pivotal step in our ongoing commitment to fostering a brighter future. The fund aims to support civil...

Our partnership with the Conservation Collective continues in 2023

We have previously announced the impactful partnership we forged last year with the Conservation Collective and the Support Foundation for Civil Society (Sivil Toplum için Destek Vakfı), resulting in the...

MEDAK’s mobile HERA Digital Health app improves access to healthcare services

Medical Search and Rescue Association (Medikal Arama Kurtarma Derneği– MEDAK) supports medical personnel in providing active field services in disasters and humanitarian crises and equips them with the necessary training...

Report of our Small Grants Program is published

We present you the report of our Small Grants Program offering an insightful overview of the activities undertaken and the outcomes achieved by the projects initiated by our program’s grantees....

We were in Istanbul for our fifth Study Trip

On 27-28 July, we embarked on our fifth Study Trip to Istanbul, where we delved into captivating discussions with civil society experts and some of our current grantees, exploring pressing...

DEMOS Research Association’s work centres on peace studies from a gender perspective

Research Association for Democracy, Peace, and Alternative Politics – DEMOS Research Association (Demokrasi, Barış ve Alternatif Politikalar Araştırma Derneği – DEMOS) conducts extensive research, analysis, and translations centring on peace...

Announcing the launch of our Digital Transformation Fund

We are pleased to announce an impactful collaboration aimed at supporting the digital transformation of civil society organisations (CSOs). In 2021, we supported 5 CSOs focused on environmental sustainability by...

Roots & Shoots Turkey was established to create “a planet that embraces all forms of life.”

Roots & Shoots Turkey (Kökler ve Filizler Derneği) aims to contribute to the strengthening of children’s and young people’s knowledge and skills in areas they need through gatherings, workshops, events,...

Girls Can STEM project aims to eliminate gender inequality in science and technology

Flying Broom Women’s Communication and Research Association (Uçan Süpürge Kadın İletişim ve Araştırma Derneği) is receiving grant support from our Children’s Fund to implement the Girls Can STEM project to...

Turkey Mozaik Foundation’s response to Kahramanmaras earthquakes

Four months ago, Türkiye was struck by devastating earthquakes that caused widespread damage and loss of life, leaving numerous individuals without homes. In the aftermath of the disaster, Turkey Mozaik...

Grantees for the Regional Recovery Support Program are announced

Thanks to the generous support of our donors for our Kahramanmaras Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund, we are thrilled to announce that our campaign exceeded £3 million from over 17,000 supporters....

Our partnership with the Conservation Collective for the Turquoise Coast Environment Fund

In celebration of Earth Day, we are thrilled to announce an exciting and impactful partnership we forged in 2022 for restoring and protecting nature. Environmental sustainability is one of the...

Announcing 7 new direct grants from our Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund

We announced 7 new direct grants provided as part of our Kahramanmaras Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund: Colourful Hopes Association (Rengarenk Umutlar Derneği –RUMUD) Kırkayak Culture, Art and Nature Association (Kırkayak...

We provided direct grants to 5 civil society organisations from our Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund

We provided 5 new direct grants thanks to your generous support for our Kahramanmaras Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund: Support to Life Association (Hayata Destek Derneği) Women’s Coalition (Kadın Koalisyonu) Basic...

How to set up a JustGiving fundraising page

JustGiving is a website that makes it easy to raise funds online. In just a few minutes you can create your own online campaign, share it with your friends and...

Third Cohort of the Small Grants Program is announced

As part of the 3rd cohort of the Small Grants Program, launched alongside our local partner, the Support Foundation for Civil Society, we are providing GBP 69,000 in grants to...

Second Cohort of the Small Grants Program is announced

As part of the 2nd cohort of the Small Grants Program, launched alongside our local partner, the Support Foundation for Civil Society, we are announcing today that we are providing...

First Cohort of the Small Grants Program is announced

Our experience working with and mobilising grassroots organisations helps us recognise the need for smaller-scale activities conducted by local organisations with the expertise and know-how to generate extremely valuable impact...

We supported emergency rescue and relief efforts with direct grants

Following the news of the massive earthquake, we immediately started a fundraising campaign. We are humbled by the overwhelming response from our community of supporters in the UK and abroad...

We have launched the Kahramanmaras Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund

We are devastated by the news of a major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 that hit Gaziantep/Kahramanmaras provinces at 04:17 am (01:17 GMT) on 6 February 2023 and affected...

RUMUD will organise music, philosophy, photography, and upcycling workshops for children in Diyarbakir

Colourful Hopes Association (Rengarenk Umutlar Derneği - RUMUD) is receiving grant support from our Donor-Advised Fund to organise psychosocial support workshops for children between the ages of 8-16 living in...

Peace Children’s Orchestra provides quality art education to children

Peace Children's Orchestra Conservation and Development Association (Barış Çocuk Orkestrası Koruma ve Geliştirme Derneği) received grant support from our Donor-Advised Fund to cover the maintenance costs of the orchestra’s existing instruments,...

2nd International Improvisation Dance Festival was organised in Istanbul

Yücel Cultural Foundation (Yücel Kültür Vakfı) received grant support from our Culture & Arts Fund to host a project implemented by the independent artist initiative Improdancefest to organise the 2nd...

YUKADER completed the Women of Yüksekova Stand Against Violence project

Yüksekova Women's Association (Yüksekova Kadın Derneği) received grant support from our Gender Equality Fund in 2021 to implement the project Women of Yüksekova Stand Against Violence. The project aimed to...

115 girls from 16 cities participated in the Little Science Heroes Meet programme

Science Heroes Association (Bilim Kahramanları Derneği) received grant support from our Meltem Göçer Fund for the fourth phase of its project “Girls Meet Science”, which we have been supporting since...

Year in Review: 2022

2022 was a year in which the effects of economic and social crises were deeply felt by all disadvantaged groups and civil society organisations in Turkey and all over the...

Grantees for the 2022/23 Children’s Fund are Announced

Our Children's Fund aims to support the projects and organisational development of civil society organisations working to establish children’s access to their basic rights. The call for applications for the...

CABININ started the Çanakkale Cultural Actors Project

Troya Culture Association (CABININ - Çanakkale Biennial Initiative) is receiving grant support from our Culture & Arts Fund for its Çanakkale Cultural Actors Network project, which will bring together cultural...

Deep Poverty Network completed the Mobile Food Bank project

Deep Poverty Network (Derin Yoksulluk Ağı) received grant support from our Deep Poverty Action Fund to deliver vital necessities and social support to families in need as part of the...

Grantees for the 2022 Institutional Fund are Announced

Our Institutional Fund aims to strengthen and build the organisational core capacity of civil society organisations by covering costs such as rent, human resources, expert support, and travel. The Fund...

KODA completed its Rural Teachers Hand in Hand project

Rural Schools Transformation Network (Köy Okulları Değişim Ağı-KODA) received a grant from our Donor Advised Fund for its project “Rural Teachers Hand in Hand Program” which aimed to empower newly...

Altyazı Cinema Association completed the Altyazı Cinema Magazine Digital Archive project

Altyazı Cinema Association (Altyazı Sinema Derneği) received a grant from our Culture & Arts Fund, for the Altyazı Cinema Magazine Digital Archive project to create an archive that will serve...

Theatre Cooperative is working to ensure the accessibility of theatres in Turkey

Theatre Cooperative (Tiyatro Kooperatifi) is receiving a grant from our Culture & Arts Fund, to make private theatre venues and activities more accessible and to ensure the active participation of...

Katre Women’s Association completed its Women and the Right to Health project

Katre Women’s Counselling and Solidarity Association (Katre Kadın Danışma ve Dayanışma Derneği) received a grant from our Gender Equality Fund in 2021, to implement the Women and the Right to...

Dem Association aims for more people to experience Turkish Sign Language

Dem Association (Dem Derneği) is working for the dissemination of Turkish Sign Language by digitalising the trainings of this language, and for ensuring the creation of employment opportunities for deaf...

Deep Poverty Network will improve its advocacy and monitoring capacity to combat deep poverty

Deep Poverty Network (Derin Yoksulluk Ağı), established by the Open Space Association (Açık Alan Derneği), is receiving grant and capacity development support from our Institutional Fund to improve its advocacy and monitoring...

Kırkayak Culture Art and Nature Association’s Arts Centre supports refugee artists in Gaziantep

Kırkayak Culture Art and Nature Association (Kırkayak Kültür Sanat ve Doğa Derneği-Kırkayak Kültür) aims to create and increase contact among groups and individuals from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, including migrants and...

Mimoza Women’s Association is combating violence against women in Mersin

Mimoza Women's Association (Mimoza Kadın Derneği) aims to combat all kinds of violence arising from gender inequality and to raise awareness. The association will use the grant support from our...

Nirengi Association completed the Helpline Against Child Abuse project

Nirengi Association (Nirengi Derneği) aims to prevent child abuse, peer bullying, and dating violence with a systematic, holistic and multidisciplinary understanding and to contribute to their solution with applicable policy...

Foundation for Women’s Solidarity is combating violence against women for 30 years

The Foundation for Women's Solidarity (Kadın Dayanışma Vakfı) is an independent women's organisation combating all forms of violence against women by providing free counselling support to women subjected to violence,...

LISTAG: “Different families, in other words, another family is possible.”

Families and Friends of LGBTI+s Association (Lezbiyen Gey Biseksüel Trans Artı Bireylerin Aileleri ve Yakınları Derneği-LISTAG) aims to break prejudice arising from differences based on gender, sexual orientation, and gender...

We Need to Talk Association is combating period poverty in Turkey

We Need to Talk Association (Konuşmamız Gerek Derneği) is working to increase the accessibility, quality and sustainability of period products in Turkey, and to raise awareness about period poverty and...

Women of Ravanda Association supports women in gaining economic freedom

The Women of Ravanda Association (Ravandalı Kadınlar Derneği) was established by 32 women from four villages in Kilis to support the economic and social empowerment of women by selling their...

Matters Association supports the social and cultural development of children at risk

Matters Association (Önemsiyoruz Derneği) aims to ensure the social and cultural development of children at risk and support their psychosocial well-being. The association received grant and capacity-development support from our...

Women in Fisheries Society empowers women working in the fishing industry

Women in Fisheries Society (Kadın Balıkçılar Derneği) received a grant from our Environmental Sustainability Fund to strengthen its organisational capacity and ensure the digital transformation of its activities. The association...

Sustainability Steps Association renewed the Environmental Events Platform

Sustainability Steps Association (Sürdürülebilirlik Adımları Derneği-SADE) received a core grant from our Environmental Sustainability Fund to reactivate and further develop the Environmental Events (Çevreci Etkinlikler), an online platform providing information on environment-related activities,...

Green Thought Association promotes green policies in Turkey

Green Thought Association (Yeşil Düşünce Derneği) is receiving a grant and capacity-development support from our Institutional Fund to increase the impact of the association's work in the fields of ecology...

Earth Association imagines an ecological life in a sustainable world

Earth Association (Yeryüzü Derneği), established in 2009, is working in the areas of sustainable life, organic agriculture, green energy, climate change, urban agriculture and rural development. The association received a grant...

Deep Poverty Network supports single mothers living in deep poverty

Deep Poverty Network (Derin Yoksulluk Ağı), established by the Open Space Association (Açık Alan Derneği), is receiving grant support from our Donor-Advised Fund to provide 36 women with basic food...

Roma Rights Association completed Dream House project

Roma Rights Association (Roman Hakları Derneği-ROMHAK) received a grant from our Children's Fund to ensure the sustainability of its Dream House (Hayal Ev) Child Centre, which was established in Ankara's...

Girls Meet Science project’s 4th year promotes girls’ education in STEM

Science Heroes Association (Bilim Kahramanları Derneği) is receiving grant support from our Meltem Göçer Fund for the fourth phase of its project “Girls Meet Science”, which we have been supporting...

KODA is empowering rural teachers through one-to-one mentoring

Rural Schools Transformation Network (Köy Okulları Değişim Ağı-KODA) is receiving grant support from our Donor Advised Fund for its project “Rural Teachers Hand in Hand Program” which aims to empower...

Turkey Mozaik Foundation Study Trip 2022

We were thrilled to be joined by our supporters, grantees and civil society experts during our 2022 Study trip, after a two-year break. For two days we, along with attending...

Civil Pages is making the civil society’s experience visible through civil society journalism

Civil Society and Media Studies Association (Civil Pages – Sivil Toplum ve Medya Çalışmaları Derneği) received grant and capacity development support from our Institutional Fund to strengthen its financial sustainability by diversifying its income...

Grantees for the 2022 Culture & Arts Fund are Announced

Culture & Arts Fund aims to support the projects and organisational development of culture and arts organisations and CSOs that use culture and arts-related activities as a means to improve...

History Foundation is working to expand historical awareness in Turkey

History Foundation (Tarih Vakfı) received grant and capacity development support from our Institutional Fund to strengthen its financial sustainability by employing a fundraising expert, developing new fundraising strategies such as...

Peace Children Orchestra provides free music education to as many children as possible

Peace Children Orchestra Conservation and Development Association (Barış Çocuk Orkestrası Koruma ve Geliştirme Derneği) is receiving financial support from our Donor-Advised Fund to cover the maintenance costs of the orchestra's...

Troya Environmental Association established the Energy Cooperatives Network

Troya Environmental Association (Troya), working to ensure energy efficiency at urban and rural scales, received a grant and capacity development support from our Environmental Sustainability Fund in 2021 to create...

Sulukule Volunteers Association is working to ensure equal access to education for all children

Sulukule Volunteers Association (Sulukule Gönüllüleri Derneği) is receiving a core grant from our Children's Fund to strengthen its financial sustainability and increase the number of its individual and corporate donors...

Ecosphere improved its digital capacity to draw attention to environmental issues online

Ecosphere Association (Ecosphere, Ekosfer Dernegi) received a grant from our Environmental Sustainability Fund to strengthen its digital transformation in communications with stakeholders by renewing its website, developing new systems, and improving...

RUMUD: Child labour increased with the pandemic

Colourful Hopes Association (Rengarenk Umutlar Derneği-RUMUD) received a grant from our Donor Advised Fund to implement its communications strategy by employing a communication expert, and increase the visibility of the...

Mobile Food Bank project supports people living in deep poverty

We launched the Deep Poverty Action Fund in May 2021 to address deep poverty and widening inequalities in Turkey, which significantly worsened since the start of the pandemic. With the...

KALBEN is working to minimise the number of children living under state protection

Association for Young People under State Protection and Foster Families (Koruma Altında Yetişen Gençler ve Koruyucu Aile Derneği - KALBEN) received a grant from our Meltem Göçer Fund to strengthen...

A4 Atelier is encouraging women artists to produce together

A4 Atelier Contemporary Art Association (A4 Atölye Çağdaş Sanat Derneği) received a grant from our Culture & Arts Fund to implement the Acting Together and Saving Memory project to organise workshops and an...

Pink Life completed the Queer Artists Solidarity Network project

Pink Life LGBTI+ Solidarity Association (Pembe Hayat LGBTİ+ Dayanışma Derneği) received a grant from our Culture & Arts Fund to create a digital platform for queer artists to collaborate on...

TOHAD is forming a network where children can discuss children’s rights

Social Rights and Research Association (Toplumsal Haklar ve Araştırmalar Derneği – TOHAD) is receiving a grant from our Children’s Fund to form a network among children where they can discuss...

18 May Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund Event

On May 18th evening, we held our first in-person event after a long while. We shared the great work of our grantees, who provided emergency relief and invested in mid-to-long...

Labour Is Mine Women’s Association is Building Women’s Solidarity after the Wildfires

Labour Is Mine Women's Association (Emek Benim Kadın Derneği) is receiving a grant from our Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund to support women who were affected by the wildfires,...

Nature Conservation Centre will monitor the regeneration of red pine forests

Nature Conservation Centre Foundation - DKM (Doğa Koruma Merkezi Vakfı) is receiving a grant from our Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund to monitor the regeneration process of the red pine...

Grantees for the Gender Equality Fund are Announced

Gender Equality Fund aims to support civil society initiatives that promote women’s rights and gender equality in Turkey through new and innovative projects, campaigns and advocacy activities and institutional development...

NATURA Association is tracking the last wildcats of the Mediterranean

Natura Nature and Culture Conservation Society Association - NATURA (Natura Doğa ve Kültür Koruma Derneği) is receiving a grant from our Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund to scan the...

Announcing Turkey Mozaik Foundation’s Dinner at the Library on June 9th

As Turkey Mozaik Foundation's journey of learning and inspiration continues, there couldn't be a better venue than the iconic British Library for our 2022 Annual Meeting and Dinner. Please join...

Upcoming event: You are invited to an evening of drinks and learning on May 18th

Turkey Mozaik Foundation invites you to an evening of drinks and learning about Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund which was launched in cooperation with the Support Foundation for Civil Society following...

Open Space Association: Deep poverty is a human rights violation

Open Space Association - Deep Poverty Network (Açık Alan Derneği - Derin Yoksulluk Ağı) received a grant from our Institutional Fund in 2021 to strengthen its advocacy capacity. The Association will...

TPD İzmir Branch provided psychological support to 2,315 earthquake survivors

Turkish Psychologists Association İzmir Branch (Türk Psikologları Derneği İzmir Şubesi - TPD) received a grant from our İzmir Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund, and provided psychological support to 2,315 earthquake survivors...

FİSA’s guide will support local governments in protecting children’s rights

Idea and Arts Workshop Association (Fikir ve Sanat Atölyesi Derneği-FİSA) received a grant from our Children's Fund to support local governments in fulfilling the fundamental rights and freedoms of children...

Yuva Association will organise Climate and Nature Literacy trainings

Yuva Association (YUVA) received a grant from our Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund in 2021 to raise awareness about natural disasters caused by climate change, along with the measures and...

Civil Pages published the Civil Society and Earthquake report

Civil Society and Media Studies Association (Civil Pages – Sivil Toplum ve Medya Çalışmaları Derneği) received a grant from our Izmir Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund to monitor and evaluate the activities of the...

Soil for Life Association completed its digital transformation activities

The Soil for Life Association (Yaşam İçin Toprak Derneği) received a grant and capacity development support from our Digital Transformation Fund for Environmental Sustainability in 2021 to conduct digital transformation...

AKUT distributed food and hygiene packages to 254 families affected by the earthquake

Search and Rescue Association (Arama Kurtarma Derneği-AKUT) received a grant from our Izmir Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund in 2020 to purchase key equipment for search and rescue operations, and to provide aid packages...

Quincentennial Foundation is developing a 3D version of the Museum of Turkish Jews

The Quincentennial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews (500. Yıl Vakfı Türk Musevileri Müzesi) is one of our grantees from the Culture & Arts Fund 2021. The Foundation is implementing the...

TİDER supported the establishment of food banks in Elazığ and Malatya

Basic Needs Association (Temel İhtiyaç Derneği-TİDER) received a grant from our Elazığ Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund in 2020 to support the establishment of two Support Markets in Malatya and Elazığ by...

Çorbada Tuzun Olsun Association works to reduce homelessness in Turkey

Çorbada Tuzun Olsun Association (ÇOTUN) received a grant from our Institutional Fund in 2021 to improve its project development capacity and diversify its income resources, while working to reduce homelessness...

Kazdağı Association creates jobs for women in solar energy production

Kazdağı Association for the Preservation of Natural and Cultural Resources (Kazdağı Doğal ve Kültürel Varlıkları Koruma Derneği) received a grant from our Gender Equality Fund in 2020 to support the...

Theatre Cooperative established 5 cooperatives representing 7 regions of Turkey for private theaters

Theatre Cooperative (Tiyatro Kooperatifi) received a grant from our Culture & Arts Fund in 2020 to support the establishment of 5 theatre cooperatives representing the 7 regions of Turkey. The...

Support to Life provided cash support to families affected by the wildfires

The Support to Life Association (Hayata Destek Derneği) received a grant from our Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund in 2021 to provide cash and in-kind support to families affected...

Altyazı Cinema Association creates a digital archive for 20 years of printed publications

Altyazı Cinema Association (Altyazı) received a grant from our Culture & Arts Fund in 2021 to create a digital archive that will serve as a primary resource for film scholars, journalists,...

The Women of Ravanda Association empowers women in Kilis economically

The Women of Ravanda Association (Ravandalı Kadınlar Derneği) received a grant from our Gender Equality Fund in 2021 to strengthen its financial sustainability and organisational development while empowering the women...

Katre Women’s Association raises awareness on sexual and reproductive health issues in Erzincan

Katre Women's Counselling and Solidarity Association (Katre Kadın Danışma ve Dayanışma Derneği) received a grant from our Gender Equality Fund in 2021, to increase women's awareness on sexual and reproductive...

SPoD reveals LGBTI+s’ experiences of accessing social services during the pandemic

Social Policy Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Studies Association (Sosyal Politika, Cinsiyet Kimliği ve Cinsel Yönelim Çalışmaları Derneği-SPoD) received a core grant from our Gender Equality Fund in 2021, to...

YUKADER stands against violence in Yüksekova, Hakkari

Yüksekova Women's Social Support and Culture Association (Yüksekova Kadınlarını Toplumsal Destekleme ve Kültür Derneği-YUKADER) received a grant from our Gender Equality Fund in 2021, to implement the Women of Yüksekova...

KODA finished the 4th year of its Teacher Communities Program

Rural Schools Transformation Network (Köy Okulları Değişim Ağı-KODA) received a grant from our Donor Advised Fund in 2020, to organise the activities of the Teacher Communities Program in Diyarbakir and...

Year in Review: 2021

2021 has been another tough year for the civil society organisations in Turkey and the world as a whole. The lasting negative effects of the pandemic continued to impact all...

Grantees for the Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund Are Announced

Turkey Mozaik Foundation in cooperation with the Support Foundation for Civil Society launched Turkey Wildfire Relief and Mitigation Fund following the wildfires that started on July 28, 2021 and spread...

IZEK provides educational drama focused psychological support after the Izmir earthquake

Izmir Education Cooperative (IZEK) is one of the recipients of the İzmir Earthquake Emergency Support Fund. With the grant, İZEK will provide educational drama-focused psychological support (drama therapy) for 144...

Announcing the launch of digital transformation fund for environmental sustainability

We are proud to launch "The Digital Transformation Fund for Organisations Working on Environmental Sustainability" in cooperation with Support Foundation for Civil Society with the European Bank for Reconstruction and...

TPD provides psychosocial support to Izmir Earthquake survivors

Turkish Psychologists Association is one of our 2018 grantees and their Izmir branch is now a grantee of our Izmir Earthquake Emergency Fund.  With this project, TPD İzmir Branch aims...

Civil Pages ensures participatory civil society journalism to investigate and collaborate for measures against the earthquake

Civil Pages is a recipient of the Izmir Earthquake Emergency Fund. The organisation will carry out monitoring, evaluation and awareness-raising activities on the  Research Commission for the Investigation and Determination...

Akut purchases equipment for their search and rescue teams and train volunteers

AKUT is one of our Izmir Earthquake Emergency Support Fund grantees. The organisation will purchase equipment that search and rescue teams need in their fieldwork and provide training on how...

Support to Life Foundation provided portable toilets in the aftermath of the Izmir Earthquake

The İzmir Earthquake Emergency Support Fund was created with the financial contributions of the Turkey Mozaik  Foundation and the Kahane Foundation to support civil society organizations (CSOs) and their work...

Music for Peace Foundation improves communication strategy during the pandemic

Music for Peace Foundation has been one of our grantees since 2018 and is now one of our grantees of Covid-19 Emergency Fund. The financial sustainability of the Music for...

Nefes continues music lessons online with Covid-19 Fund

Nefes Art and Culture Institution (Nefes Kültür Sanat Derneği -  Nefes) is one of the recipients of our Covid-19 Emergency Fund. The Nefes Music School Project (Nefes Müzik Okulu), which...

Karakutu Association conducts ‘Memory Walks’ online

Karakutu Association is a recipient of our COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund. Karakutu has experienced financial challenges as a result of measures taken regarding COVID-19 which made it more difficult to...

RUMUD reaches out to children using innovative methods

Colourful Hopes Association (Rengarenk Umutlar Derneği – RUMUD), one of our 2020 Children’s Fund grantees, is one of the recipients of our Covid-19  Emergency Fund. At the beginning of the...

Imece Initiative helps refugees for basic needs with the Covid-19 Fund

Imece Initiative is one of the recipients of the COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund, which was created as a  response to the foundation’s renewed 2020 grant strategy to support the survival...

Theatre Cooperative supports theatres through the social cooperative model

Theatre Cooperative (Tiyatro Kooperatifi) is one of the recipients of our Culture and Art Fund 2020. Their project Regional Cooperative Project for Private Theatres (Özel Tiyatrolar için Bölgesel Kooperatifleşme Projesi) project...

Pink Life LGBTI Association Brings Trans Artists Together During the Pandemic

Pink Life LGBTI+Solidarity Association (Pembe Hayat LGBT + Dayanışma Derneği) is one of the recipients of our Culture and Art Fund 2020.  In an environment where the artistic production of...

Earth Association implements “community based agricultural production” model

Earth Association (Yeryüzü Derneği) is one of the recipients of Turkey Mozaik Foundation's Core Fund 2020. Earth Association works in areas such as sustainable life, organic agriculture, green energy, climate...

History Foundation provides a new perspective on history

History Foundation (Tarih Vakfı) is one of the recipients of the 2020 core fund and aims to provide a new perspective on the history and historiography for the individuals in...

Open Space Association addressing deep poverty in Turkey

The Open Space Association (Açık Alan Derneği/Derin Yoksulluk Ağı) is one of the recipients of the Core Fund Program, which supports the organisational capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) working...

Year in Review: 2020

The year 2020 has been seismic in so many ways that it will leave a monumental mark in our collective memory for generations to come. Throughout a very tough year,...

2020 Children’s Fund Grantees Announced

We are proud to announce our 2020 Children's Fund grantees. Children's Fund, initiated by our partner organisation Support Foundation for Civil Society in 2017, has been one of our core...

The Colourful Hopes Association works for children’s rights

The Colourful Hopes Association (Rengarenk Umutlar Derneği) is one of our 2020 Children's Fund Grantees. Our grant aims to strengthen the financial sustainability of the association. A “Financial Governance Principles...

Strategic Approach to Discrimination Against Children

FISA Develops a Strategic Approach to Discrimination Against Children Turkey Mozaik Foundation supports The Idea and Arts Workshop Association(Fikir ve Sanat Atölyesi Derneği-FİSA)'s project "Strategic Approach to Discrimination Against Children"....

Elazığ Earthquake Emergency Fund Grantees

Elazığ Earthquake Emergency Fund Grantees Announced Turkey Mozaik Foundation created The Elazığ Earthquake Emergency Fund to support civil society organizations (CSOs) and their activities following the earthquake on 24 January...

2020 Culture & Arts Fund Grantees Announced

Turkey Mozaik Foundation and Support Foundation for Civil Society launched the 2020 Culture & Arts Fund with the content partnership of Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), Cultural Policy...

Puruli Makes Arts Accessible

With the grant received from our Culture & Arts Fund, Puruli Arts and Culture Association (Puruli) employed one person who is responsible for contacting different civil society organisations working in...

“The Magic Lamp” Project for Seasonal Workers

The Magic Lamp (Sihirli Lamba) is one of the two projects selected for 2019 Culture and Arts Fund. The project will provide an opportunity for seasonal agricultural workers to tell...

“Needs Map” Builds Social Marketplace

As part of the Elazığ Earthquake Emergency Fund, Turkey Mozaik Foundation supported the Needs Map (İhtiyaç Haritasi) to identify and map the needs of individuals affected by the earthquake in...

TIDER-A Sustainable Food Banking Model

Turkey Mozaik Foundation created the Elazığ Earthquake Emergency Fund to support civil society organizations (CSOs) and their activities following the earthquake on 24 January 2020 affecting Elazig, Malatya, and the...

2020 Core Fund Grantees Selecteed

THE 2020 CORE FUND GRANTEES ARE SELECTED Turkey Mozaik Foundation jointly with the Support Foundation for Civil Society and the Dalyan Foundation, implements the Core Fund to support the organizational...

Colourful Hopes Association During Covid-19

The Colourful Hopes Association (Rengarenk Umutlar Derneği)  (Rengarenk Umutlar Derneği-RUMUD), one of our grantees for the Covid-19 Emergency Support Fund,  had to find innovative outreach solutions to reach out to...

Covid-19 Emergency Support Fund 2020

Following the World Health Organisation's declaration of the Covid-19 as a pandemic on March 11th, 2020, countries took measures to prevent the outbreak. These measures, inevitably, impacted how civil society...

Why the Istanbul Convention is vital for Turkey

Our grantee "We will Stop Femicides" ("Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız") Platform is is a women’s NGO, founded in 2012 as a social reaction to the homicide of Münevver Karabulut, a young woman...

Sunflower Women Association (Günebakan Kadın Derneği)

Introducing "Sunflower Women Association" The Sunflower Women Association (Günebakan Kadın Derneği), established in Mersin, aims to ensure equal rights, responsibilities and participation in society for women by working on domestic...

Imece Initiative Association helps refugees with Energy for Everyone project

Our grantee Imece Initiative Association launched its clean energy product Energy for Everyone (EFE) in 2018. This tool seeks to help displaced populations through their journey by serving as a...

Refugee Fund supported 4020 refugees at the Turkish-Greek Border

We launched our Refugee Fund when a humanitarian crisis involving Syrian refugees unfolded in the Turkey/Greece border and waters as of 27 February 2020 escalating the need for urgent help. ...

Introducing our Grantee: Ordu Association of Empowering Women

Our grantee, Ordu Association of Empowering Women (Ordu Kadını Güçlendirme Derneği-ORKAGÜDER) was established in 2010 as a rights-based organisation which works with disadvantages groups such young people, disabled people, children and especially women in...

Ecological Literacy Project by Yuva Association

Our grantee Yuva Association has been implementing the Ecological Literacy Training Program since 2013 to increase the number of active citizens with an ecological perspective.  Young people and adult volunteers...

Gender Equality Fund 2020 Grantees Selected

Gender Equality Fund supports civil society initiatives that promotes women’s rights and gender equality in Turkey through new and innovative projects designed with as vision of creating a model and...

Turkey Mozaik Foundation’s Covid-19 Response

As Turkey Mozaik Foundation,  we have been following the developments on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on civil society in Turkey. In order to better understand the existing and...

Elazig Earthquake Relief Fund

On January 24th, 2020 a massive earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 rocked Elazig in eastern Turkey at 8:55pm (1755 GMT).  More than 275 aftershocks shook the region with the...

A Discussion on Gender Equality

We are proud to present an evening of learning and inspiration with a powerful panel of women from Turkey who will be sharing their passion in achieving Gender Equality. The...

Meltem Gocer Fund Launched

In memory of our beloved friend, we established Turkey Mozaik Foundation Meltem Göçer Fund in August 2019.  We are grateful to be the recipient of valuable contributions from her family...

Flying Broom Foundation

 Uçan Süpürge (Flying Broom) has been continuing its work in the gender equality domain for a long time. It started as a not-for-profit company in 1996 and became a foundation...

We Are Coding Association Interview

We’re Coding Association is receiving institutional grant with the support of Turkey Mozaik Foundation. We had the opportunity to talk about the association and its efforts in the context of...

A Different School Is Possible

Participatory and Peaceful Toys: The Project on the Development and Popularisation of Learning Materials A Different School is Possible Association (BBOM) received support from the Support for the Civil Society…

Study Trip 2019

Our second study trip took place in Istanbul in July 2019. We were delighted that some of our donors joined us and had an opportunity to meet with our grantees. ...

BGC Partners Charity Day, 2019 with Francesco Molinari

We were very proud to have Francesco Molinari take part in BGC Partners Charity Day as the ambassador for Turkey Mozaik Foundation. As a friend and supporter of Turkey Mozaik Foundation since the early days, Francesco finds Turkey Mozaik Foundation‘s…

Grantee: “We Will Stop Femicides”

Our grantee "We will Stop Femicides" ("Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız") Platform is is a women’s NGO, founded in 2012 as a social reaction to the homicide of Münevver Karabulut, a young...

Children’s Bodily Autonomy Project

The following interview with Association for Struggle Against Sexual Violence was conducted by Support Foundation for Civil Society on their project “Children’s Bodily Autonomy”.  The project which started in 2018-2019 and...

You Can Do It! Success Against the Odds: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

You Can Do It! Success Against the Odds: Film Screening and Panel Discussion On 13 March 2019, Turkey Mozaik Foundation and TurkishWin organised an evening of learning, sharing and inspiration...

Turkey Mozaik Foundation Committed Funds Towards 19 Organizations in 2018

Turkey Mozaik Foundation Committed Funds Towards 19 Organizations in 2018 Turkey Mozaik Foundation completed 4 grant cycles in 2018 with funds committed to 19 charities supporting a variety of causes (health, education, human rights, environment) and...

Turkey Mozaik Foundation Presents “The Guest”

Turkey Mozaik Foundation cordially invites you to the screening of award-winning movie "The Guest" Turkey Mozaik Foundation cordially invites you to the screening of the award-winning movie "The Guest", followed...

2018 Study Trip, Istanbul

We had our study trip in Istanbul on 20/21 July 2018. On the first day of our study trip, we heard the inspirational stories of our grantees (KODA, BoMoVu and...

Support Us Through Amazon Smile

Support Us Through Amazon Smile We are a group of optimists, passionate about giving back to Turkey to create positive social change. AmazonSmile (https://smile.amazon.co.uk/) is a website operated by Amazon...

Our Journey Has Begun

Turkey Mozaik Foundation set off on its journey on January 18th, 2018 with more than 100 guests at the Royal Institution. As Turkey Mozaik Foundation, we have set off on...

Alliance Magazine and Turkey’s Third Sector Foundation Featured Turkey Mozaik Foundation

We are honoured to share that we have recently been featured by the highly prestigious Alliance Magazine in their "Diaspora Philanthropy" Issue (article below) and Turkey's Third Sector Foundation, a think...

New grant to KuzeyDoga Association

New grant to KuzeyDoga Association We are proud to announce that we started to support KuzeyDoga Association's "Bird and wetland conservation, environmental education and increasing village-based ecotourism at Aras River Bird...

Turkey Mozaik Foundation Launched

On 18 January 2018, the Royal Institution in London was home to our launch event for the Turkey Mozaik Foundation. We were delighted, humbled, and extremely encouraged by the exceptionally...

Turkey Mozaik Foundation 2017 Istanbul Study Trip

Turkey Mozaik Foundation Trustees and team were hosted by Sivil Toplum icin Destek Vakfi (Support Foundation for Civil Society) in Istanbul on 9 August 2017. The primary aims of the...