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Open Society Institute /Assistance Foundation – Turkey

National Network: 
Cevdetpasa CAD. MERCAN APT. NO:85 D:11 34342 BEBEK
+90 212 287 99 86
+90 212 287 99 67
Organisation Type: 
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment: 
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

- Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation (OSI AF) – Turkey is a representative office of OSI – New York
- Staff of 4 people
- Advisory Board; rotating and voluntary basis
- Budgetary Resources available in a year;
- 2 million USD
- Mr. George Soros
- Priority working areas; European Union, Reform, Regional Disparities, Minorities, Civil Society, Education, Gender and Media
- OSI AF – Turkey provides 1/3 of financial support and requires considerable amount of local support for each project
- Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV), Anatolian Culture, Sabancı University, Bogazici University, Bilgi University, Kagider, Ka-mer, Helsinki Citizens Assembly

Mission and Objectives: 

Support Turkish society, academics, NGOs in their efforts towards achieving a democratic and an open society in Turkey.

Main Projects / Activities: 

For a list of projects and programmes supported by OSI AF – Turkey, please refer to web site;

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Ms. Gokce Tuyluoglu
Head of the organisation: 
Ms. Gokce Tuyluoglu