European Endowment for Democracy

The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is an independent grant-giving organisation that supports actors of democratic change in the European neighborhood and beyond. The EED was created December 2011 to promote the European values of freedom and democracy.


British Department for International Development (DfID)

The Department for International Development (DfID) is the government department responsible for administering the overseas aid of the United Kingdom. Its goal is to promote sustainable development and eliminate world poverty.


Expertise France

Expertise France is the French public agency for international technical assistance. The mission of Expertise France is in line with French co-operation, development aid, and economic diplomacy policies. The agency promotes French public expertise with a view to building public policies meeting the institutional, economic, demographic, social and environmental challenges of partner countries.



Microsoft is supporting Roia with technological expertise and software support for the different projects. Further, the Microsoft Imagine Academy is the basis for Roia’s vocational training courses in Syria, and equips youth with the skills they need to succeed in the ICT job market.



Istanbul&I is a volunteer youth community dedicated to social impact and helping the disadvantaged and displaced communities.


The Blossom Hill Foundation

The Blossom Hill Foundation funds innovative ideas to help children affected by conflict in the Middle East. It is committed to investing in social entrepreneurs to help children affected by conflict in the Middle East thrive.



Majal amplifies underrepresented voices, helping to build communities that celebrate, protect, and promote diversity, and social justice. The organisation addresses issues that receive little or no attention: From rights of the invisible lower income migrant workers, to the stigmatized Middle East LGBTQ community, to those seeking to express dissent through music



ASML is a non-profit organization created and led by Syrians and registered in France in November 2011. ASML has been actively working in the defence and support of civil society in Syria, the promotion of democratic values and the capacity building of Syrian organizations.


The Syrian Expatriate Medical Association (SEMA)

The Syrian Expatriate Medical Association (SEMA) a non-profit relief organization working on providing medical services at all levels to improve the health sector in Syria. Established in August 2011, it holds official licenses in Turkey as well as in many European Union and Gulf countries.


Baytna Syria

Baytna Syria is a leading institution fostering the Syrian civil society movement. It promotes an inclusive and democratic future for all Syrians, thus laying the foundation for long-term stability across the country. Established in 2013 with generous support by Denmark, Baytna Syria is run independently by Syrian professionals.