CSOs can come together by getting associated in networks/platforms, and build up partnerships with other organizations for acting together with regard to some specific topics in accordance with their fields of activity. Organizations will be enhanced in operational terms thanks to likewise activities and cooperation with other civil society organizations. In addition, organizations might take steps forward in order to achieve their goals and improve their capacities by developing cooperation with other civil actors.
Furthermore, in some instances, funding institutions may require "partnership" "co-application" as an obligatory criteria among eligibility conditions set forth for applying grant schemes in order to promote cooperation. In parallel with this information, as STGM, we aim to provide support to networking activities of CSOs in Turkey by means of the Networks-Platforms Database.
How does Networks-Platforms Database Operate?
Networks-Platforms Database is composed of seven thematic topics from Turkey, Europe, and the world, and prepared for keeping civil society organizations informed about civil networks associated in similar fields.
As STGM, we regularly update networks and platforms listed under headings of human, child, environment, youth, gender, and culture/cultural rights-art. However, we would like to remind that the latest information is accessible on own websites of networks/platforms.
In Networks-Platforms Database which serves as a search engine for CSOs, it is possible to access significant details about the application processes such as brief information on regional, national, and international networks and platforms, priority fields of activity, application processes as well as conditions of membership and websites and contact details for further information, and you can make a search on the basis of institutions or fields of activity.
Who Can Make Use of Networks-Platforms Database?
All civil society actors may benefit from Networks-Platforms Database if they seek for opportunities of intra-civil society cooperation.
Networks-Platforms Database serves as a useful tool for civil actors which aims to be acquainted with networks/platforms/initiatives acting in Turkey, Europe, or worldwide within the scope of a certain right area, and is updated on a regular basis.
If you intend to develop cooperation with other organizations from Turkey or abroad, to access other CSOs, or to join a network/platform, then you can easily make a search via Networks-Platforms Database.