|2012 Grantee Meeting and Workshop|
On 9 and 10 July 2012, Sabanci Foundation Social Development Grant Program convened 2012 grant projects in Istanbul to meet one another and share experiences. Present at the meeting were project coordinators from Mother Child Education Foundation, Association of Women with Disabilities, K. Demirel Youth Association, Foundation for the Support of Women’s Work, Women Association of Mus, Karabiga Women’s Cooperative, Community Volunteers Foundation, Flying Broom Association.
During the meeting, project coordinators met one another and shared plans for their respective projects and explored opportunities for cooperation. Sabanci Foundation Programs team members introduced the grant management process, communications and impact assessment framework, followed by a project implementation expert who pointed out things to consider before implementing projects.
The general results of the two-day meeting were highly satisfactory for those who participated.
“The meeting was very useful in terms of introducing the organizations to another and exploring opportunities for cooperation. It was also helpful to clarify certain points.”
“I think the meeting reached its goals. It is very important to see different projects working together.”
“The meeting was very informative and clarifying. It is good to know whom we can be in touch while implementing projects. By the way, the Sabanci Foundation Program team is very sincere.”