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 the following 11 organisations:
- 65+ Elder Rights Association (65+ Yaşlı Hakları Derneği)
- Architecture for All Association (Herkes için Mimarlık Derneği)
- Colourful Hopes Association (Rengarenk Umutlar Derneği –RUMUD)
- We Need to Talk Association (Konuşmamız Gerek Derneği)
- Mapping for Everyone Association (Yer Çizenler Herkes için Haritacılık Derneği)
- Çorbada Tuzun Olsun Association (Çorbada Tuzun Olsun Derneği – ÇOTUN)
- Mediterranean Youth Association (Akdeniz Gençlik Derneği)
- Füsun Sayek Association for the Development of Health and Education (Füsun Sayek Sağlık ve Eğitim Geliştirme Derneği)
- Association for the Protection and Preservation of Nature and Animals (Doğa ve Hayvanları Koruma ve Yaşatma Derneği)
- Istanbul Mor Dayanışma Association (İstanbul Mor Dayanışma Derneği)
- Red Children’s Association (Kırmızı Çocuklar Derneği)
65+ Elder Rights Association will identify the needs of the elderly, distribute medical care supplies, and collect data on the services that should be provided in the medium term.
Architecture for All Association will build a temporary community centre for the survivors in Kahramanmaras.
Colourful Hopes Association will organise age-specific play workshops for two months for the children staying in tents and shelters with their families in Diyarbakir.
We Need to Talk Association will deliver menstrual care kits to women and girls and work to ensure that shelter areas are suitable for menstrual care.
Mapping for Everyone Association will work with volunteers to map and upload up-to-date data on the location and damage status of buildings and roads to OpenStreetMap to contribute to relief and reconstruction efforts.
Çorbada Tuzun Olsun Association will provide 200 volunteers to work for two months in preparing and distributing humanitarian aid supplies in earthquake-affected regions.
Mediterranean Youth Association will conduct play therapy to support the psychosocial well-being of children aged 3-12 who were relocated from earthquake-affected areas to Antalya.
Füsun Sayek Association for the Development of Health and Education will distribute food and hygiene products to 500 households in Arsuz, Hatay.
Association for the Protection and Preservation of Nature and Animals will build 100 huts and provide food for stray animals in Kahramanmaras and Hatay.
Istanbul Mor Dayanışma Association will distribute food, hygiene kits, formula, diapers, sanitisers, socks and underwear for women and children in Hatay.
Red Children’s Association will cover the two-month expenses of the two houses (capacity for 12 families) in which foster families affected by the earthquake were placed, and provide them with food, medical care supplies and hygiene products.
This cohort concludes our Small Grants Program, which has provided GBP 167,100 to 26 organisations. We thank all the applicants and all the organisations working tirelessly to address these urgent needs.
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