APPLICATIONS AND EVALUATION CRITERIA

Now in its third year, the Ibrahim Bodur Social Entrepreneurship Awards have reached out to a great many social entrepreneurs, receiving applications from all over Turkey in its first two years. The Ibrahim Bodur Social Entrepreneurship Awards welcome all projects, in an early or advanced stage, without any category restrictions while also marking a first-of-its-kind with its cooperation award.

Early Stage Award Criteria

The social enterprise is launched as a pilot project in a specific region and has received positive feedback from its beneficiaries. The applicant is able to provide concrete examples as to the impact of the pilot practice.

The pilot practice has led to a better understanding of the needs in the relevant field and a business plan is in place to eliminate the shortcomings of the pilot practice.

The social enterprise has an annual budget, with a defined income and expense forecast. The application form must include potential income-generating activities.

Applicants applying to the awards will be subject to an individual evaluation for qualification and credibility. Applicants must uphold social interest instead of personal or commercial interest, not be affiliated with any political, religious or other group, and not demonstrate any discriminative or violent approaches in their work and discourse.

2018 Winner – Early Stage Category

Advanced Stage Award Criteria

The social enterprise is launched as a pilot practice across a wide geography and continues to roll out. The applicant has data to prove the long-term effects of the social enterprise.

The project has a comprehensive value proposition for relevant field of activity. The entrepreneur’s priority is to eradicate the systemic problems that underlie the problem.

The social enterprise has been active for more than one year. It has a budget for the following year. It is successfully implementing at least one income-generating activity, including donations and funds.

Applicants applying to the awards will be subject to an individual evaluation for qualification and credibility. Applicants must uphold social interest instead of personal or commercial interest, not be affiliated with any political, religious or other group, and not demonstrate any discriminative or violent approaches in their work and discourse.

2018 Winner – Advanced Stage Category

Cooperation Award Criteria

The applicant has initiated cooperation between two organisations to increase social impact. The collaboration has a proven positive social impact.

The cooperation sets an example in Turkey. The cooperation has created a social impact that neither party could have achieved alone.

There is a defined budget for the cooperation, with defined income and expense items. The applicant is able to provide relevant data if requested.

Applicants applying to the awards will be subject to an individual evaluation for qualification and credibility. Applicants must uphold social interest instead of personal or commercial interest, not be affiliated with any political, religious or other group, and not demonstrate any discriminative or violent approaches in their work and discourse.

2018 Winner – Cooperation Category