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WELCOME TO THE AYDIN DOĞAN FOUNDATION

"FOR THE PAST 25
YEARS, WE HAVE
BEEN WORKING
FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN
EDUCATION"

FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE

AYDIN DOĞAN FOUNDATION

Since its establishment in 1996, Aydın Doğan Foundation has been working with the mission of first and foremost ensuring the equal access of girls to education and opportunities, to contribute to Turkey's development in education, culture and arts, sports, and other areas for a positive impact, and to be seen as a pioneering contributor.

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EMPOWERED GIRLS, EMPOWERED FUTURE

EMPOWERED GIRLS,
EMPOWERED FUTURE

We have been working with all our power for the past 25 years so that all the girls of this beautiful country can access the educational opportunities they deserve in every field.

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HOLISTIC EDUCATION CAMPAIGN

HOLISTIC EDUCATION CAMPAIGN

We believe in the importance of education in social development and welfare; and continue all our educational activities within this framework.

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AYDIN DOĞAN FOUNDATION IN THE MEDIA

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08.05

2024

Aydın Doğan Foundation's concert and exhibition hall for the artists of the future

Aydın Doğan Foundation has granted the Aydın Doğan Fine Arts High School, one of the first Fine Arts High Schools to be granted ‘project school’ status, a special hall where students can stage their performances. 

24.04

2024

Aydın Doğan Foundation awards and inspires successful students with a trip to Istanbul

The Aydın Doğan Foundation once again hosted successful female students and teachers, staying in dormitories built under the ‘Daddy Send Me to School’ campaign, in Istanbul as a part of the ‘Success Takes Me to Istanbul’ trip. The students celebrated the 23rd April National Sovereignty and Children's Day in Istanbul, and an award ceremony was held at Doğan Holding.

15.03

2024

Aydın Doğan Foundation received a grant of 700 thousand Euros from the European Union for its ‘Strong Girls, Strong Tomorrows’ project

Aydın Doğan Foundation was awarded 700,000 Euros from the European Union for its ‘Strong Girls, Strong Tomorrows’ project, which aims to promote equal opportunities for disadvantaged girls, empower them with active citizenship and leadership skills, and build the capacities of civil society organisations that are working to achieve these goals.

07.12

2023

27th Aydın Doğan Award Presented to the Antakya Choir of Civilisations

The 27th Aydın Doğan Award is presented to the Antakya Choir of Civilizations which reminded us that music is a universal language and introduced to the world the centuries-old history of Hatay and Antakya, cultural richness and tolerance among civilisations through more than 2,000 concerts they performed in Türkiye and abroad. 

15.11

2023

Winners of the 39th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition Received Their Awards

The awards of the competition known as the "Oscars of Cartoon" were presented to winning artists with a ceremony held at Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus. During the event the scope of the Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition was expanded and the "National Graphic Novel Award" and "National Children's Book Illustration Award", which has been ongoing since its 35th year, were also handed to their winners.

16.10

2023

Winners of the 39th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition Announced

The thirty-ninth edition of the Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition, which has brought together more than 9,000 artists and their works from all over the world, and for which we are preparing to celebrate the fortieth anniversary, has been concluded with the evaluation meeting held by the international jury.


Emine Yiğici
Gizem Ökten
Fatma Balık
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