|2015 Grantee Meeting and Workshop|
2015 grantees of Sabanci Foundation Social Development Grant Program convened in Istanbul on 4 August 2015 to meet each other and share experiences. Representatives from the Association of Persons with Visual Impairments in Education, Down Syndrome Association, Life-Women-Environment-Culture and Management Cooperative, Mus Women’s Roof Association, Mardin Culture Association, Agenda: Child Association, Social Rights and Research Association and Tarlabasi Community Center Association were present at the meeting. Besides, representatives of ALS MNH Association and Tayyar Mehmet Pasa Secondary School-School Council that will be supported by Sabanci Foundation Turkey’s Changemakers Grant Program also attended the meeting.
During the meeting enriched with non-formal education methods, project representatives met each other, shared their projects and expectations from the grant program and explored opportunities for cooperation. Sabanci Foundation Programs team gave information about the grant management process and shared their experiences.
In general, results of the meeting were satisfactory for the participants.
“It was a very sincere, productive and to-the-point meeting. Thank you very much to those who contributed!”
“It was a very sincere atmosphere. I felt like I had known everybody for a long time.”
“The meeting was very productive and we got answers for all of our questions. Thank you very much for your contribution and support!”
“We were pleased to meet and exchange information with different NGOs working for similar purposes.”