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The Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Civil Society Organizations Operating in Turkey Survey Report

Apr 1, 2020

Measures taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), which was classified as a pandemic on March 11th, 2020 by WHO (the World Health Organization), have an adverse impact on the activities of civil society organizations like many other sectors. TUSEV came together with stakeholders from civil society at certain stages of the process; created platforms for sharing knowledge and experience related to the ongoing situation. As an output of these discussions - and with the objective of using the results in the planning of advocacy activities to be tailored for different stakeholders; TUSEV created the Survey on The Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Civil Society Organizations Operating in Turkey, to determine the common problems experienced by CSOs during this period in a more participatory manner. The survey included 34 questions in total with the following titles: General Questions, Current Resources, the Impact of COVID-19 on Your Organization, Grants and Funds, Aids and Donations and Employment and Sustainability. The survey was conducted online, remained available on 10-15th April 2020 and, in total, 170 CSO representatives responded.