Listen: Financing independent media organisations

October 1, 2022 from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Democratising the donation base

The workshop will be a learning session to collectively reflect upon possibilities of mobilising individual donations to support media/journalism activities and organisations.

Yoruk Kurtaran is an expert on strategic development, fundraising and cooperation. Throughout his 25 years of work experience he worked in the senior management and boards of General Manager of Community Volunteers Foundation (TOG), Center for Civil Society Studies of Istanbul Bilgi University, Ali Ismail Korkmaz Foundation, Anadolu Kultur and Mother Child Education Foundation (ACEV). He is the founder and trustee of Support for Civil Society Foundation (Sivil Toplum icin Destek Vakfi); a grant making organization supporting grassroots initiatives in Turkey. He is also a trustee of Turkey Mozaik Foundation, a diaspora grant making organization in London, supporting grassroots organizations in Turkey.