VAKIFLAR İDARESİ

EVKAF FOUNDATION


 

 
PRINCIPAL OFFICE : North Cyprus  

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT:
1571
PRIMARY ADDRESS P.O.  BOX 118
Via  Mersin 10, Lefkoşa Turkey
Tel :  +(90) 392 2283134
Fax : +(90) 392 2283094
E-mail : Evkaf@emu.edu.tr
Web:  Www.emu.edu.tr/~evkaf
   
 
 KEY CONTACT
TANER Derviş, Director General

 
NAME IN ENGLISH

ACRONYM

MISSION

BACKGROUND

PROGRAMME AREAS

TYPES OF SUPPORT

RESTRICTIONS

TYPE OF FUNDER

LEGAL STATUS

GOVERNANCE

PUBLICATION TYPES

SOURCES OF FUNDS

AFFILIATIONS

NAME IN ENGLISH
Evkaf Foundation

ACRONYM
Evkaf 

MISSION
The mission of the foundation is to:

  • Allocate foundation resources for public benefit.
  • Allocate foundation resources for the social, economic and cultural needs of the society.
  • Serve the underprivileged and deprived sections of the society.
  • Exercise nation-wide jurisdiction over all foundations.
BACKGROUND
The Evkaf Foundation was established as a Vakf  institution in 1571 by property dedications made in accordance with Vakf  rules and  principles. The  foundation  philosophy  is  based  on  the Vakf  principle  which is defined as "the ad infinitum dedication for public benefit."

PROGRAMME AREAS
Programmes focus on the following areas:

  • Education 
  • Historic and cultural preservation
  • Economic and social development
  • Religion
  • Education
Allocates resources to support education and culture on a nation-wide scale. This also includes a university administered by the foundation.
  • Historical and Cultural Preservation
Conservation and restoration of major monuments and cultural properties.
  • Economic and Social Development
Plays a role in the realisation of social and eceonomic projects which pave the way for private and public sector initiatives. Countributes to social and economic development on a nation-wide basis.
  • Religion
Supports and administers religion in the country.

TYPES OF SUPPORT
Own programmes

RESTRICTIONS
The foundation primarily operates its own programmes.

TYPE OF FUNDER
Independent Foundation

LEGAL STATUS
Constitutionally acknowledged statutory Vakf institution.

GOVERNANCE
Mustafa Tokay, Chairman
Taner Derviş, Director General
Hüseyin Moral
Altay Akarı
Emirali Özkılıç
Muharrem Söylemez
Kudret Balcı

PUBLICATION TYPES
Annual report

SOURCES OF FUNDS
Funds are generated internally from economic activities of EVKAF namely, real estate, tourism, banking, agriculture and through donations.

AFFILIATIONS
EFC Funding Member