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1)Awareness Raising and Capacity Building on Trafficking for Labor Exploitation in Izmir
Budget Line: HF30 “Strengthening the Human Rights Protection of Migrants and Victims of Human Trafficking in Turkey”
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: The proposed project aims at contributing to the effective fight against trafficking in human beings by raising the awareness of the public especially the vulnerable groups including migrants, women and/or children in Izmir. The specific objectives; the project will contribute to the increasing the skills of the service providers including but not limited to the professionals of child protection, psychosocial support personnel, education on child trafficking, laborers, chambers of commerce and industry. Therefore, it targets enhancing the capacity of the stakeholders. Moreover, the project strives for upholding a comprehensive approach against trafficking in human beings through developing the cooperation between different stakeholders. 
Partners: Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (SGDD-ASAM)
Total Budget: €25.000 
Implementation Unit: Directorate of Urban Justice and Equality
Duration: 6 months

2) Establishing digital learning bases in Izmir, Turkey"
Budget Line: German Ministry of Economy “Municipal Corona Solidarity Package”
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Bremen Municipality
Project Purpose: Overall objectives are a) fulfilling the responsibility of the municipality to expand educational opportunities in order to create a qualified and strong society in Izmir; b) Contributing to ensure equal opportunities and conditions in both formal and non-formal education. Specific Objectives are; a) Supporting the equipment capacity of a digital education access point in Bayraklı / Izmir for primary and secondary school students who are affected from both Covid-19 and earthquake and do not have the internet, the necessary technological device for education b)Ensuring the participation of students (children) of vulnerable groups to the formal educational program and education support opportunities offered by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, c) Raising awareness of students about Covid-19 and its prevention.
Budget: € 41.956 
Implementation Unit: Directorate of Family and Child Services
Duration: 12 months

3) Co-design for Sustainable, Resilient and Inclusive Public Spaces and Services
Budget Line: Swedish Institute within the framework of the Public Sector Innovation Programme
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: This project focuses on increasing the capacity of municipal officials to co-design inclusive public environments and services. The project aims to contribute to improve service provision with a focus on both the physical and digital public environment.
Partners: Izmir University of Economics, Aegean Expoters’ Associations (Turkey), Lebanon and Indonesia, Lund University (coordinator)
Duration: 8 months
Implemantation Unit: Department of Social Projects, Department of Information Processing

4) A Culture Route Towards Sustainable Development: Efeler Route
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Küçük Menderes Basin Sustainable Development Financial Support Program (Non-Profit Organizations Component)
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: To contribute sustainable development in Küçük Menderes Basin by activating the cultural tourism potential in the region within the framework of strengthening non-agricultural economic activities and diversity.
Partners: Izmir Governorship, Izmir Regional Directorate of Forestry, Ege University, Izmir Foundation, Izmir Regional Directorate of Culture and Tourism (associate), Association of Efeler Route (associate) 
Total Budget (TL): 1.341.545,51
Grant Amount (TL): 1.000.000,00
Implementation Unit: Department of Agricultural Services
Duration: 24 months

5) Romani Well Being
Budget Line: US Embassy Grant Program
Applicant: ROMGEDER 
Project Purpose: To provide a suitable occupation through job qualification courses; Providing psychological support to children in need; To organize trainings and information meetings on human rights and other citizenship rights.
Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Çeşme Municipality, İzmir Bar Association
Total Budget: 12,515 USD
Duration: 12 months
IMM’s Role: IBB will provide trainer support in human rights and citizenship education
Implementation Unit: Department of Social Projects

6) The Project Better Opportunities for Roma Girl and Women
Budget Line: MATRA Social Transformation Programme in Turkey 2021
Applicant: Roma Education Folklore and Sports Club Association
Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: The main purpose our project is to develop a model strategy plan to prevent early child marriages in Roma community with the cooperation of women Roma-NGOs- public authorities and Roma community. 
IMM’s Role: Assigning trainers for the trainings, workshops and meetings to be carried out within the scope of the project and providing the necessary support for the activities to be implemented.
Implementation Unit: Department of Social Projects 
Duration: 12 months
7) Future 4.0 Do It Yourself! Project 
Budget Line: Erasmus+ Programme KA1- Learning Mobility of Individual 
Applicant: Geleceği Şekillendiren Eller (Non formal Group)
Project Purpose: Using the creativity of young people "do it yourself!" It is encouraged to produce new products with its philosophy. To contribute to the dissemination of this culture and to increase the employment rates in the technology and informatics sectors in our country.
Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Stage-Co Platform, Youth 4 Future LTD (England), Asociacija, Tavo Europa (Lithuania), Developmental Center of Thessaly Aketh-DCT (Greece)
IMM’s Role: Participating in the activities of the project and providing necessary support, contributing to the coordination and visibility of the project.
Total Budget: € 20.880 
Implementation Unit: Directorate of Vocation Factory
Duration: 10 months
8) Civil Society Dialogue for Empowering Youth-Works in Local
Budget Line: Supporting Civil Society Dialogue Between EU and Turkey Grant Scheme (CSD-VI)  
Applicant: Pİ Youth Association
Project Purpose: Creating a sustainable civil society dialogue on youth field between Turkey and Netherlands.
Partner Countries: Turkey and Netherlands
Project Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality (Associate)  
IMM’s Role: Participating in national and international organizations such as training and meetings with at least 2 representatives; Facilitating the strengthening of youth work at the local level; To contribute to youth associations in their region with a guiding and supportive role in order to strengthen youth work at the local level; To cover the accommodation and travel expenses of its own participants in domestic and international travels.
Total Budget: €166.654,00
Implementation Unit: Directorate of Social Projects
Duration: 15 months

9) Sustainable, Accessible and Inclusive Urban Mobility 
Budget Line: EU (IPA II)
Applicant: World Bank
Project Purpose: The mission held meetings with Kocaeli and Izmir, the two targeted/pioneer municipalities, with the following five objectives: (i) present the conclusions of the urban transport accessibility analysis and benchmarking exercises; (ii) conduct a workshop on multi-criteria prioritization of transport schemes as defined by the master plans; (iii) provide and present ideas on capacity building for implementing Sustainable Urban Mobility Master Plans - SUMP, particularly looking at citizen engagement and impact analysis; (iv) discuss results on a demonstration exercise in Izmir using big data from Automated Fare Collection system and Automated Vehicle Location system for public transport passenger travel behavior analysis; 
Pilot Municipalities Who Get Technical Support: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality
Implementation Unit: IMM Directorate of Transport Planning

10) RURİTAGE Rural Regenaration through systemic heritage- led strategies 
Budget Line: Horizon 2020 Programme SC5-21-2016-2017: Cultural Heritage as a driver for sustainable growth
Applicant: Bologna University (Italy) 
Project Purpose: To create a new rural regeneration paradigm through increasing cultural and natural heritage potential of rural areas. Starting from the identification of 6 Innovation Areas (pilgrimages, sustainable local production of food, migrants, arts and festivals, resilience, integrated landscape management) representative of a European model of development based on the enhancement of the local cultural and natural heritage, tangible and intangible, RURITAGE will promote the transfer of knowledge from Role Model Cases, chosen as carriers of good practices, towards 6 cases that will replicate them. 
Partners: The project has 40 partners from European countries. Consortium has Colombia, Brazil and Chile as well as Europe. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Izmir Institute of Technology, Demir Energy Consulting Company are located from Turkey among project partners 
Total Budget: € 10,401,187.50 
Grant Amount: € 168,750 (IMM)
Implementing Unit: IMM Department of City Master Plan 
Duration: 48 months

11) Urban GreenUp:
Budget Line: Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities 2- Sustainable Cities Through Nature-Based Solutions
Applicant: Cardiff Research Center (Spain)
Project Purpose: Considering that %54 of world population live in the cities and this rate is rapidly increasing, it has the main objective of achieving progress in sustainable city development and design. With the purpose of implementing nature based solutions for cities to be reshaped according to their natural characteristics, the Project estimates a) developing of a methodology, b) local authorities and stakeholders to implement nature based solutions more effectively, to improve their capacities with the purpose of eliminating the effects of climate change, c) within this purpose, preparing of “Re naturalization Urban Plans” for cities, d) undertaking of wide scoped implementation activities un three cities Vallaloid (Spain), Liverpool (UK) and Izmir (Turkey) which undertake works in line with aforementioned plans and integrate re naturalization issue into their strategic urban planning. Project also aims establishing of a model composed of efficiently monitoring the data obtained from these implementations and dissemination of this model by being also used outside Europe. 
Partners: Vallaloid Municipality (Spain), Liverpool Municipality (England), Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Acciona İnfrastructure (Spain), Singular Green (Spain), Fundacion Water Center of New Technology (Spain), Press Council (Spain), Community Afforestation Initiative (NGO), Ove Arup&Partners International (England), Liverpool University (England), Demir Energy, Ege University, Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir Katip Çelebi University, Bitnet Information Services, GMV Innovating Solutions (Spain), Youris.com (Belgium), Soil and Climate Association (Spain), Luigi Bocconi Trade University (Italy), Research Institute at RMIT University (Vietnam), Portugal Innovation Community, Rovaniemi Municpality (Finland), Mantua Municipality (Italy), Ludwigsburg Municipality (Germany), Medellin Municipality (Colombia), Binh Dinh Municipality (Vietnam), Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone (China)
Total Budget: € 14.724,694
Grant Amount: € 2,326,000 (IMM)
Implementation Unit: IMM Directorate of Projects 

12) Add Value to Milk
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Küçük Menderes Basin Sustainable Development Financial Support Program (Non-Profit Organizations Component)
Applicant: Izmir Agricultural Development and Other Agricultural Cooperatives Association
Project Purpose: To ensure sustainable development in İzmir and especially in the Küçük Menderes Basin by developing the key actors’ capacities in terms of production of milk and dairy products of high quality through supporting cold chain.
Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
IMM’s Role: It will be responsible for %10 of total budget. 
Total Budget (TL): 900.975,83
Grant Amount (TL): 783.457,24 
Implementation Unit: Department of Agricultural Services
Duration: 12 months

13) Kültürpark Children's Discovery Center (Children’s Right and STEM)
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Small Scale Infrastructure for Improving Social Cohesion Grant Scheme Programme”
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: Within the scope of sustainable development and a strong society; The aim of this course is to develop the skills of children, who are the determinants of the future societies, on the basis of children's rights, personal, social, scientific-technological research and design and to contribute to increase the capacity of accessible and innovative education.
Total Budget (TL): 1.063.187,24
Grant Amount (TL): 797.390,43 
Implementation Unit: IMM Directorate Family and Child Services
Duration: 18 months

14) Green Re-vision: A Framework for Resilient Cities 
Budget Line: Capacity Building in the Field of Climate Change in Turkey Grant Scheme
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: The overall objective of the action  is to create a resilient urban area in a context of climate change by using/enhancing/supporting the potential of green infrastructure. Special aim of project; a) developing a framework that makes a city more resilient city to the impacts of climate chance, b) increasing the technical capacity to enhance capacity to enhance capacity building of target groups and stakeholders on climate chance action and c) increasing public awareness on climate change by disseminating the knowledge and experience.
 Partners: Association of Landscape Researches (co-applicant), Urban Ecology Society of Austria - SURE (Participator)
IMM’s Role: To determine the sensitivity by using climate models, to monitor the rain, water level and rain holding capacity potential according to estimations and to assess the risks, to develop the suggestions to make city resilient, by examining good samples to increase the institutional capacity, to undertake awareness and information activities.
Total Budget: € 150.386 
Grant Amount: € 122.293
Duration: 24 months
Implementing Unit: IMM Directorate of Healthy Cities and Clean Energy

15) Software in The Future of Turkey; Young and Children Coding
Budget Line: Erasmus+ KA3 Support for Policy Reform, Structured Dialogue Project
Applicant: New Talent Cooperative 
Project Purpose: To enhance the software industry in terms of regional and national thereby to provide getting education of coding at an early age of young/children and to contribute to increasing of employment related to information processing in Turkey
Partners: Two different CodorDojo representatives from the EU and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality
Total Budget: € 30.000
Grant Amount: € 29.580,00
Duration: 12 months
Implementing Unit: Department of Information Processing

16) Establishment of Photovoltaic Power System in Ekrem Akurgal Life Park Sports Hall and Parking Area
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies Grant Scheme Programme”
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: To contribute environmental sustainability decreasing of outsource dependency by means of using local energy sources in Izmir, within this context, by generating electricity from solar panels in Izmir where there is sufficient solar energy potential, to contribute using of renewable energy, to promote using renewable energy and technologies, to contribute extending of use of renewable energy and technologies in different sectors and to provide maximum decrease in electricity costs. 
Total Budget (TL): 1.297.518,45 
Grant Amount (TL): 973.138,83
Duration: 12 months
Implementing Unit: IMM Directorate of Healthy Cities and Clean Energy

17) Women Empowerment- An Integrated Project to reduce Social Marginality and Promote Income Generating Opportunities for Most Vulnerable Women of Gecekondu Areas.
Budget Line: Grant Scheme for Improving Employability with Social Integration of Disadvantaged Persons Grant Scheme
Applicant: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Milano (Italy)
Project Purpose: Foster positive economic impact and livelihood at community level supporting social integration of vulnerable female population of gecekondus. Specific Objectives; 1)Develop and strengthen and the capacities of Izmir service providers reinforcing partnerships network at local level so that to better respond to the needs of vulnerable groups such as women through service development, increased employability and entrepreneurial expertise and 2)assist women to become an active lobour force through direct employment and business start-ups.
Partners: Aegean Region Chamber of Industry (co-applicant), Izmir Cake and Bakery Manifacturers Association (co-applicant), Izmir Metropolitan Municipality (Participator), Turkish Employment Agency (Participator)
Total Budget: € 291.950,57
Grant Amount: € 277.353,04
Duration: 12 months
Implementing Unit: IMM Directorate of Vocation Factory

18) ATHENA (Use of New Communication/ Social Media in Crisis Situations and Management) 
Budget Line: EU 7th Framework Programme Security Call
Applicant: West Yorkshire Police Department
Project Purpose: This Project aims to develop technical applications or apps for smart phones and mobile digital media devices, which will capture real-time information from the public during crisis situations. Athena explore the use of mobile applications as a means of sharing information and advice between the authorities and the public. As well as using their mobile devices to communicate what is happening around them, the public will be able to assist crisis managers by informing the operational response of the emergency services.
Partners: International Organisation for Migration, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Sheffield Hallam University, Fraunhofer Institute, SAS Software Limited, Municipality of Ljubljana, Thales Nederland BV, University of Virginia, CRISMART Swedish National Defence College, EPAM Systems, Research in Motion - Blackberry, Epidemico.
IMM's Role:  To provide input on defining user requirements, to give advice and support within the exercising programs, to give feedback for the continued development of the ATHENA application, dissemination activities. ies, feedbackDescription of user requirements, technical application 
Duration: 36 months
Total Budget (Euro): 5.412.685
Grant Amount (Euro): 2.631.592
Implementing Unit: IMM Fire Department

19) CITyFIED Replicable and Innovative Future Efficient Districts and Cities
Budget Line: EU 7th Framework Programme Smart City Call
Applicant: Cardiff Research Center (Spain)
Project Purpose: The CITyFIED Project aims are as follows; to development of innovative and cost effective methodologies and procedures, to become future’s smart cities, to decrease the energy demand, to generalize renewable energy consumption, to reduce GHG emissions, to improve methodologies for building renovations, to generalize smart grid architecture, to install district network heating, to develop ICT, to organize cluster of cities
Partners: Swedish Environmental Research Institute, TÜBİTAK-Marmara Research Center, Istanbul Technical University, TECNALIA, ACCIONA, DALKIA, LKF, KRAFTRINGEN ENERGI, Soma Electric City Generation and Distribution Trade Inc., I.ACUSTICA, MIR, STEINBEIS, YOURIS Company Cities Cluster: City of İzmir, Firenze, Malaga, Napels, Salerno, Rovereto, Botkyrka, Ludwigshafen, Udine, Valladolid, Varmdö 
IMM’s Role: Within the scope of the project, our municipality is among the "CITyFIED Cities Cluster" which is composed of 11 cities and established for the repetition and dissemination of the results obtained from the demonstration cities.
Duration: 5 years
Implementing Unit: IMM Directorate of Healthy Cities and Clean Energy
 
20) Izmir Metropolitan Municipality City College Soiled (Industrialized) Agriculture: Production, Quality and Employment Investment
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Grant Programme on Declining Development Level Gap among Districts”
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: To contribute widespreading of technical and innovative applications to provide increase in agricultural production capacity, productivity, quality and added value in Izmir, through this, to contribute to increase in employability and income level especially in disadvantaged districts. 
Partners:  Dikili Municipality, Ege University Solar Energy Institute
Total Budget (TL): 352.228,04
Grant Amount (TL): 317.005.236
Duraiton: 12 months
Implementation Unit: IMM Directorate of Vocation Factory

21) IMM Izmir City College
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency Guided Projects Call
Applicant: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Project Purpose: In accordance with local labour market demand and in partnership with municipality-private sector-vocational education institutions, the project aims to establish the unique Izmir City College Model, which will directly have a positive impact on skill gap. It aims to enhance Izmir's competitiveness and economic development in key sectors and to bring innovation in vocational education through the use of a FABLAB. 
Partners: Yasar University Research Development and Application Center, Ege University Solar Energy Institute, Aegean Region Chamber of Industry, Izmir Union of Chambers of Tradesmen and Artisans, 
Contributors: Turkish Employment Agency Izmir Directorate, Ege University Ege Vocational School, Young Businessmen Association of Turkey Aegean Branch,   Aegean Free Zone.
Total Budget (TL): 3.105.970
Grant Amount (TL): 2.329.477
Duration: 24 months
Implementing unit: IMM Directorate of Vocation Factory
 
22) Peninsula Flowers
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Peninsula Sustainable Development Grant Support Programme”
Applicant:  Bademler Village Agricultural Development Cooperative
Project Purpose: To increase the technical capacity by modernizing of production and engraving process of endemic plant and seasonal/cutting flower, to increase enterprise management capacity of cooperative and to encourage the participation to flower production and cooperatives 
Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
İMM’s Role: To meet cofinance of 42.417,84 TL which is equal to %10 of project budget, to provide technical and administrative support at information meetings, to provide support for visibility and dissemination activities. 
Total Budget (TL): 424.178,31 
Grant Amount (TL): 381,760,479
Duration: 12 months
Implementing Unit: IMM Department of Agricultural Services
 
23) Kuşçular Agricultural Development Cooperatives Multipurpose Cold Storage 
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Peninsula Sustainable Development Grant Support Programme”
Applicant: Kuşçular Village Agricultural Development Cooperative
Project Purpose: By increasing the agricultural production and assessment capacity of Urla district Kuşçular plain and by stimulating the current potential to increase producers’ income levels and welfare levels and thus to contribute to the sustainable development of Izmir. 
Partners: IMM, Urla Municipality 
IMM's Role: To provide co-finance with the amount of 37.163.57 TL which is equal to %10 of the project budget, to provide bases for cold storage and to provide aid in kide for construction of the roof and for concrete works, to support for project’s visibility and dissemination activities and to participate and support the activities of the project.
Total Budget (TL): 371.635.66
Grant Amount (TL): 334.472,094
Duration: 12 months
Implemantation Unit: IMM Department of Agricultural Services
 
24) Mobilization of Milk Cold Chain
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Peninsula Sustainable Development Grant Support Programme”
Applicant:  Kınık Agricultural Development Cooperative 
Project Purpose: In Kınık district, to increase profitability in animal breeding activities by increasing quality and bargaining capability of dairy products of families who deal with bovine and ovine animal breeding and to incease interest in district towards animal breeding. Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
İMM's Role: Within the scope of project partnership to meet cofinance at the amount of 49.925,00 TL which is equal to %8.9 of the project amount, to participate and provide support to activities of project especially beginning from training activities, to provide support to visibility and dissemination activities.
Total Budget (TL): 559.565,92
Grant Amount (TL):503.609.328
Duration: 12 months
Implementation Unit: IMM Department of Agricultural Services
 
25) Production of local grape, molasses and increase of added value in Seferihisar, Developing Post-Sale Activities”
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Peninsula Sustainable Development Grant Support Programme”
Applicant:  Hıdırlık Agricultural Development Cooperative 
Project Purpose: In Hıdırlık Agricultural Development Cooperative, in additition to increase the current local product range and marketing activities, establishing of product line of molasses for grape which is one of the most valuable product of region and to equip the Cooperative with a new facility.
Partners: IMM, Seferihisar Municipality, Seferihisar Disrict Governorship 
IMM's Role: to provide co-finance with the amount of 53.130.69 TL which is equal to %10 of the project budget and to promote the local products of Izmir.  
Total Budget (TL): 531.306.90
Grant Amount: 478.176,21
Duration: 12 months
Implemantation Unit: IMM Department of Agricultural Services
 
26) Urla Wine Yard Path 
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency “Peninsula Sustainable Development Grant Support Programme”
Applicant: Urla Wine Producers and Viticulture Association
Project Purpose: By determining the vineyard paths considering natural, historical and cultural structure of Peninsula, the region becoming a brand in terms of vineyard path both at national and international level and becoming a tourism destination.
Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Urla Municipality
IMM's Role: With the vineyard path to be developed during execution of the Project, IMM will provide information subject to integration of the route to be established and to assist on the subject of marking.
Duration: 12 months
Implementation Unit: IMM Directorate of Agricultural Services
 
27) Young in Work
Budget Line: Ministry of EU Affairs Turkish National Agency Erasmus+ Programme Key Action 3: Support for Policy Reform 
Applicant: İzmir Governorship 
Project Purpose: With the project, that has the main themes of youth and employment, 40 youngsters 24 of whom are disadvantaged will participate workshops for 3 days, for training, qualified labor force, labor force market, and entrepreneurship and to improve their social skills, for youngs to be aware of local, regional, national and international employment policies, to get involved in employment policies through exchanging of ideas with respresentatives of stakeholders. Furthermore, by coming together with decision takers and experts, to contribute to the formation of Policy Paper on Sustainable Young Employment.
Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Turkish Employment Agency Konak Service Building, Izmir Union of Chambers of Tradesmen and Artisans, Youth Deal Cooperative 
IMM’s Role: To reach the young people who will attend to summit and workshops, to participate in organized workshops and summit and to provide training to be organized on EU funding opportunities. 
Total Budget: 14.636 Avro
Duration: 8 months
Implementation Unit: Directorates of EU and Grant Projects Department, and Vocation Factory

28) WizmirNET (Wireless and Accessible Internet)
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency - Transformation into Knowledge-Based Society and ICT Grant Support Programme
Applicant: IMM
Project Purpose: To speed up Izmir's transformation into knowledge-based society and to spread the use of internet throughout Izmir. To accomplish this, free wi-fi will be provided by IMM at 8 different locations around Izmir and a mobile application will be created for indoor routing and navigation at the municipality building and Arts Center aiming to help the disabled and elderly.
Duration: 12 Months
Total Budget (TL): 1.191.635 
Grant Amount (TL): 750.000
Implementing unit: IMM Information Technologies Directorate
 
29) Digital Determination Benign Services
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency - Transformation into Knowledge-Based Society and ICT Grant Support Programme 
Applicant: Kiraz Municipality
Project Purpose: By determining the disadvantaged people living in 56 separately located neighbourhoods in Kiraz, establishing a digital system including a hardware and data network to provide uninterrupted and productive services which aim to improve their living conditions and to deliver the required services (medical, social, technical assistance etc.) to those who need them. 
Partners: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
IMM's Role: To provide assistance to delivering services to those who are in need after undertaking of necessary determination. Within this framework, to provide assistance to personnel on basic health training, patient transfer, self care and treatment services; to provide the needs of poor, old, disabled; to give maintenance assistance and to provide infrustuructural services, 
Total Budget (TL): 1.000.000
Grant Amount (TL): 750.000 
Duration: 12 months
Implementation Unit: IMM Eşrefpaşa Hospital, Directorate of Social Services 
 
30) BORBEL E-City Information System
Budget Line: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality “Transformation into Knowledge-Based Society and ICT Grant Support Programme”
Applicant: Bornova Municipality
Project Purpose: By integrating archieve, institutional information document management, information technologies applications within the different units of Bornova Municipality among each other and with Geographical Information Systems (CBS) of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, thus to achieve improvement in current administration management system, to ease access to services of local governments, by presenting internet and mobile technologies services for e-service applications, to contribute to the dissemination of applications that will serve for transfer of Izmir into information society. 
Partners: Ege University, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
IMM’s Role: To use the data belonging to Bornova District in Geographical Information Systems. 
Total Budget (TL): 997.300,00 
Grant Amount (TL): 747.975,00
Duration: 12 months
Implementation Unit: Department of Cartography and Geographical Information Systems, 

31) Leadership Programme for Security and Rule of Law
Budget Line: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Matra CoPROL (Cooperation with Pre-accession Countries on the Rule of Law) 
Applicant: International Agency of the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG International)
Project Purpose: 1. Leadership and Good Governance programme aimed at improving visionary and strategic leadership of high-level policy and decision makers at institutions in public security sector; 2. Security benchmark and standard setting as tool for improved performance and coherence with stakeholders; 3. Multi-stakeholder workshops to increase the capacity of government practitioners to include all civil society groups, in the policy and decision making process; 4. Training of trainers at institutes for public administration to enhance training capacity of public administration and to sustain the leadership programme in the local context.
Partners: VNG International, Union of Municipalities of Turkey (TBB), Den Haag Academy, Center for International Legal Cooperation (CILC), Dutch Institute for Public Administration (ROI), Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities of Serbia (SCTM), Albanian Foundation for Local Autonomy and Governance (FLAG), Izmir- Ankara- Konya Metropolitan Municipalities, Bolu- Erzurum- Trabzon Governorship, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Internal Affairs Directorate General of Provincial Administration,  Directorate General of Security and Police Academy, Public Administration Institute for Turkey and Middle East (TODAIE).
IMM’s Role:  Taking part in training in EU standard based leadership and good governance, security benchmarking activities, multi-stakeholder workshops and training of trainers. 
Duration: 24 Months
Implementing Unit: EU and Grant Projects Department

32) Increasing the Capacity of Vocational and Technical Education in Renewable Energy Techonologies 
Budget Line: IPA 4 - Increasing the Quality of Vocational and Technical Education in Turkey
Applicant: Ege University Solar Energy Institute
Project Purpose: To tackle unemployment and to increase the capacity of employers in labour market, to increase the capacity of vocational and technical education professionals, creating social awareness.
Partners: IMM, Bornova Municipality, Contributors: Çınarlı Industrial Vocational Education School,  Buca Industrial Vocational Education School, Enisolar Company.
IMM's role: In scope of dissemination of renewable energy and sustainability topics, IMM will attend VETPRO group education to improve its human resources. After the project IMM will implement the cirriculum in its own educational branches.
Total budget (Euro): 275.912
Duration: 12 months
Implementing unit: Directorate of Vocation Factory, Directorate of Healthy Cities and Clean Energy
 
33) Mobile (Travelling) Kindergarden 
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency Pre-School and Vocational Education Support Programme
Applicant: IMM
Project Purpose: To disseminate pre-school education in a fast and efficient way in disadvantaged districts of Izmir and to contribute to social based education models.
Partners:  Izmir Directorate of Education 
IMM's role: To create a Mobile Education Center (truck) and give free and quality education to disadvantaged districts of Izmir in pre-school education: Beydağ, Bayındır and Kiraz. Moreover, to educate parents, teachers and create public awareness.
Duration: 12 Months
Total budget (TL): 492.547 TL
Grant budget (TL): 443.085,50 TL
Implementing unit: Social Projects Department
 
34) Techno-Kitchen
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency Pre-School and Vocational Education Support Programme
Applicant: Izmir Advanced Technical School for Girls
Project Purpose: To transfer technology in culinary utensils, to strengthen vocational cirriculum in culinary arts, to adapt students and teachers into innovative methods, to provide qualified workers into the employment market. 
Partners: IMM, Konak District Governorship Izmir Directorate of Education, Konak Municipality, İzmir Chamber of Restaurants, İzmir Karşıyaka Private Educational Institution. 
Contributors: Seçsan Food and La Cigale Restaurant.
IMM's role: To provide participants for project trainings, seminars, conferences and to support promotion and dissemination activities.
Duration: 12 Months
Total budget (TL) : 464.318.10
Implementing Unit: EU and Grant Projects Department

35) Solar Sludge Dryer establishment in Tahtalı Basin Wastewater Treatment Plant
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies Grant Scheme Programme
Applicant: IMM Directorate General of Izmir Water and Sewage Administration (İZSU)
Project Objective: Contribution to the dissemination of sludge (the end product of the wastewater treatment process) treatment using cost-effective renewable energy resources in Turkey, particularly in Izmir. It consist of the installment of the sludge drying plant by the project coordinator IMM Directorate General of Izmir Water and Sewage Administration,  recycling the sludge back into the economy and the environment.
Duration: 12 months
Total Budget: 1.103.328 TL
Grant Amount: 827.496 TL
Relevant Branch: Directorate General of Izmir Water and Sewage Administration (İZSU) Wastewater Treatment Department

36) Action Network on Sustainable Urban Mobility – RAMUD 
Budget Line: Cross-Border Cooperation within the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Mediterranean Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme
Project Purpose: Creating a specific network of expertise on urban travel and open to other cities and institutions with the aim of sensitising local authorities in the region on the need to adopt policies and strategies on sustainable urban travel using existing synergies within MEDCITIES; To strengthen exchange and cooperation in urban transportation, with particular attention to South-South, East-East and South-East being the currently almost nonexistent
Applicant: Municipality of Barcelona
Partners: Municipality of Barcelona (applicant) - Spain, Municipality of Sousse - Tunisia, Urban Community of Al-Fayhaa - Lebanon, TRAI.IN SpA – Sienna Mobility Services – Tuscany – Italy
Associates: Metropolitan Hydraulic Services and Waste Treatment Organisation of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona acting as Medcities General Secretariat – Barcelona – Spain,  Izmir Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), Urban Community of Tétouan – Morocco, Barcelona Metropolitan Area Public Transport Operator - TRANSPORTS DE BARCELONA S.A., Barcelona, Spain
Location: Sousse (Sousse, Tunisia), Tripoli (Lebanon), Sienna (Tuscany, Italy), Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain)
Duration: 30 months
Total Budget: € 847.165,22
Grant Amount: € 750.897,62
Participating unit in Izmir: IMM Transport Department

37) Mediterranean Network for the promotion of Sustainable Urban Development Strategies and three new Urban Development Strategies (USUDS) 
Budget Line: Cross-Border Cooperation within the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) Mediterranean Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme
Project Purpose: To create a network of cities interested in building strategies for urban sustainable development and develop three new Urban Sustainable Development Strategies (USDS) in Sousse (Tunisia), Saida (Lebanon), and Larnaca (Greek Cypriot Administration in South Cyprus).
Applicant: Metropolitan Hydraulic Services and Waste Treatment Organisation of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona acting as Medcities General Secretariat
Partners: Metropolitan Hydraulic Services and Waste Treatment Organisation of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona acting as Medcities General Secretariat (applicant) – Catalonia, Spain; Sfax City Council – Sfax, Tunisia;  Strategic Research and Economic and Social Development Foundation (Fundación CIEDES) – Andalucia, Spain; Sousse City Council – Sousse, Tunisia; Saida City Council – Lebanon; Larnaca City Council - Greek Cypriot Administration in South Cyprus; Urban Community of Al Fayhaa – Lebanon
Associates: Barcelona City Council, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), Tirana Municipality, German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Marseille City Council, Ancona City Council
Location: Spain (Catalonia and Andalusia), Tunisia, (Sfax and Sousse), Lebanon, Greek Cypriot Administration in South Cyprus
Duration: 24 months
Total Budget: € 2.863.011
Grant Amount: € 1.783.742,47
Participating unit in Izmir: IMM Strategy Development Directorate

38) A Tripartite Cooperation to Developing City Museology 
Budget Line: Civil Society Facility EU-Turkey Intercultural Grant Programme (ICD MUSE)
Project Purpose: To support the intercultural dialogue between EU and Turkey by means of developing city museology and improving cooperation possibilities between city museums in European Union state members (Bologna Industrial Heritage Museum, Lisbon City Museum) and in Turkey (Ahmet Pristina City Archive and Museum - APIKAM).
Applicant: IMM Ahmet Pristina City Archive and Museum - APIKAM,
Partners: IMM Ahmet Pristina City Archive and Museum - APIKAM, Bologna Industrial Heritage Museum, Lisbon City Museum
Duration: 10 months
Total budget: € 142.271,05
Grant Amount: € 113.816,84
IMM’s Contribution: € 28.454,21
Implementing unit: IMM Ahmet Pristina City Archive and Museum - APIKAM
 
39) Innovative Approaches To Giving Better Services For The Victims Of Domestic Violence
Budget Line: EU Lifelong Learning Programme LDV (VETPRO)
Project Purpose: Providing vocational mobility for workers in the field of domestic violence, gaining experience in fighting domestic violence, discovering innovative approaches and implementing legal regulations.
 
Applicant: Izmir Directorate of Ministry of Family and Social Policies
Partners: Wave - Women Against Violence Europe (Hosting Partner), Izmir Directorate of Ministry of Family and Social Policies Councelling Center, Initial Admission and Guest House, Ismet Vural Multi-Purpose Social Service Organisation, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Aliaga Municipality, Karsiyaka Municipality, Buca Municipality, Association for the Protection of Women Rights, Izmir Solidarity Association for Women.
Location: Izmir, Vienna 
Grant Amount: € 27.300
Implementing unit: IMM Department of Social Affairs Women Councelling Center

40) Establishment of a Sewage and Cesspool System in Bayındır District
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency
Project Purpose
Preventing water pollution in Menderes river basin and improving environmental quality of the region
Applicant: Directorate General of Izmir Water and Sewage Administration
Location: Izmir - Bayındır
Total Budget: 421.856,40 TL
Grant Amount: 316.392,3 TL
IMM’s Financial Contribution: 105.464,1 TL 
Implementing unit: IMM Directorate General of Izmir Water and Sewage Administration

41) Agora Excavation House Restoration Project
Budget Line: Izmir Development Agency Tourism and Environment Grant Support Programme
Project Purpose
1. To restore the historical structure of 19th century domestic architecture present at the Agora Excavation Site at the Konak District of Izmir from the perspective of visual perception, and to promote it in architecture and restoration environments
2. To support the development of culture tourism at the City Centre by arranging interior functions of the structure to be restored as Agora Excavation House which will increase the number of finds exhibitable at the archaeology museum at the city centre and shed light on new academic studies drawn from these finds
3. To promote the Agora Excavation Site in archaeology environments in order to draw attention to the contribution the excavation site qualities improvement at the City Centre at the Konak District of Izmir will make to tourism 
4. Organising promotional seminars with the attendance of tourism sector representatives
Applicant: IMM
Location: Istiklal Neighbourhood, Konak District, Izmir.
Duration: 18 months
Dates implemented: 01.07.2010 – 07.01.2012
Total budget: 544.584,63 TL 
Grant amount: 408.438,48 TL 
Implementing unit: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Historical Environment and Cultural Properties Directorate

 42) CIVITAS CATALIST project Activity Fund of the CIVITAS Initiative co-financed by the European Union Exchange Staff Activity
Project purpose
Working visit of expert personnel in bicycle applications to the City of Bremen within the scope of sustainable, green and energy efficient urban transport measures 
Applicant: IMM Transport Planning Directorate
Duration: 04.07.2011-08.07.2011 - 4 days
Total Budget: € 1050 (estimate)
Grant Amount: € 525 (estimate)
Implementing unit:  IMM Transport Planning Directorate
 
43) Organic Waste Recycling Model in Small Family Farming Businesses
Budget line: Agriculture and Rural Development Grant Support Programme
Project Purpose
1. Establishing sustainable systems for the reduction of input costs of current and potential organic farming producers in Menderes, Seferihisar and Urla districts selected as pilot areas,
2. Forming model practices on the utilisation of organic waste producers’ organic waste in Menderes, Seferihisar and Urla districts selected as pilot areas,
3. Extending organic agriculture method in Menderes, Seferihisar and Urla districts selected as pilot areas
Applicant: IMM
Partners: Ege University Faculty of Agriculture Soil Science and Plant Nutrition Department, and Ecologic Agriculture Organisation Association  
Location: Villages of Yenikoy (Menderes District), Orhanli (Seferihisar District), and Yagcilar (Urla District) of Izmir
Duration: 12 months
Dates implemented: 01.07.2010 – 01.07.2011
Total budget: TL 599.500 
Grant amount: TL 449.625 
Implementing unit: IMM Agriculture, Parks and Recreation Department

44) Modeling Seismographic Observations in Izmir, Aliağa and Menemen Districts
Financial Source: TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey - Public Research and Development Projects
Total Budget: 3,8 million TL
Duration: 3 years
Implementing unit: IMM Urban Planning Directorate

45) Support to the Solution of Economic and Social Integration Problems in Istanbul, Izmir, Ankara and Bursa as Major In-Migrant Destinations (Internal Migration Integration Project)
Financial Source: Phare Programme - Turkey
Project purpose
Support to Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and Bursa municipalities to increase institutional capacity to mitigate socio-economic integration and environmental related problems derived from migration, and to rehabilitate and reintegrate street children in the targeted districts.
Applicant: State Planning Organisation 
Partners: Metropolitan Municipalities of Izmir, Istanbul, Ankara and Bursa 
Sector: Economic and Social Cohesion (ESC)
Location: Izmir, Istanbul, Ankara, and Bursa 
Duration: 18 months
Dates implemented: 01.12.2008 – 31.05.2010 
Total budget (Izmir, Istanbul, Ankara, and Bursa): € 12.886.975
Izmir’s portion in the budget: € 3.101.750 
Implementing unit in Izmir: IMM Culture and Social Affairs Department
 
46) Cennetcesme Integrates with the City
Budget line: Social Development Grant Support Programme
Project Purpose
1. Providing social support and investment to human resources within the scope of improving social statuses of Cennetcesme Neighbourhood inhabitants 
2. Developing education and vocational training opportunities of women and adolescents who are placed among disadvantaged groups in order to improve their employability by acquiring qualification  
3. Developing urban awareness of Cennetcesme Neighbourhood inhabitants, showing them ways of access to social services in the City, and contributing to their harmonisation process with the City
4. Contributing to capacity development of related institutions in this field notably those organisations that are /will be operating in the area.
Applicant: IMM 
Partners: Directorate of Karabaglar Public Education Centre 
Location: Cennetcesme Neighbourhood, Karabaglar District, Izmir
Duration: 9 months
Dates implemented: 01.07.2009 - 10.04.2010
Total budget (accrued): TL 156.603,00 
Grant amount: TL 117.452,25
Implementing unit: IMM Urban Transformation Directorate
 
47) A Sustainable Example in Social Development: Organic Agriculture in the (Urla –Seferihisar – Cesme – Karaburun) Peninsula 
Budget line: Social Development Grant Support Programme
Applicant: IMM 
Project Purpose
1. Contributing to development of employment opportunities and income-generating activities in the Peninsula region of the Province of Izmir in a way that will accelerate social development of the region and Izmir; within this scope, dissemination of organic production in agriculture, which is the primary income source of the region, and promotion of rural population’s transition to organic agriculture
2. Improving information and awareness level and orientating of the public, primarily the rural population in the Peninsula region of the Province of Izmir, towards socio-economic development and organic production relations  
3.  Promoting persons who are willing to do environment-friendly production, will be pioneers of it, and are not doing certified production, contributing to improvement of their professional knowledge and skills in a pioneering way and constituting model practices for its dissemination in the Peninsula region of the Province of Izmir
4.  Contributing to sustainable and systematic approach to rural poverty, socio-economic development, and organic agriculture issues by related public institutions, educational, research and civil society organisations, and consumers in the Peninsula region of the Province of Izmir
5.  Contributing to the development of marketing opportunities of current and potential organic agriculture producers, and within this scope, making supply meet demand in the Peninsula region of the Province of Izmir
Partners: Izmir Provincial Directorate for Agriculture, Ege University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Horticulture, and Ecologic Agriculture Organisation Association  
Location: Urla and Seferihisar Districts of the Province of Izmir, City of Izmir
Duration: 9 months
Dates implemented: 01.07.2009 – 10.04.2010
Total budget (accrued): TL 130.818,20 
Grant amount: TL 98.113,65
Implementing unit: IMM Agriculture, Parks and Recreation Department
 
48) Izmir’s Healthy Mothers
Budget line: UNDP MDG Fund
Applicant: Aegean Region Chamber of Industry (EBSO)
Project Purpose 
In line with Millenium Development Goals (MDGs): “Goal 5: Improve maternal health”, this project comprises of actions to raise consciousness and awareness of primarily women in reproductive age and of public about issues on maternal health and health service facilities in Izmir in order to, increase the low utilization rate of reproductive health services due to various factors. 
Consciousness and awareness of primarily women in Izmir aged between 15-49 and the public was raised on maternal health and reproductive health. 
Partners: IMM Esrefpasa Hospital (coordinating unit)
Location: Province of Izmir 
Duration: 8 months
Dates implemented: 30.03.2009 - 30.11.2009
Total budget: $ 22.220
Grant amount: $ 20.000
Implementing unit: IMM Esrefpasa Hospital
 
49) Promoting and Protecting the Human Rights of Women and Girls’ Urbanization through Literacy
Budget line: Sabanci Foundation Grant Program 
Applicant: IMM 
Project Purpose
This project aimed to troubleshoot “literacy” problems, which has been the most important stage in the adaptation of women from in-migrant families to the city. It aimed to teach 1st and 2nd stage literacy courses to 80 women resettled in Uzundere Collective Site and provide preschool training to 30 children between the ages of 4 and 6 from among their children within the scope of supporting urban transformation project carried out by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality with social transformation.  
Location: Kadifekale and Yesildere Neighbourhoods of the District of Konak, Izmir
Duration: 8 months
Dates implemented: 14.01.2008 - 18.08.2008
Total budget: TL 7.000
Implementing unit: IMM Culture and Social Works Department
 
50) Promotion of Roma Culture Through Theatre
Budget line:BG-UE-B2004-22.020401-ELARG
Applicant: Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MoC&T)
Project purpose
To promote the culture of Roma citizens living in Izmir to the people of Izmir by a theatrical play entitled “Once the Whole World Rendered My Homeland” written by Director Haluk Isik
Partners: IMM (applicant), Roma Culture Welfare and Solidarity Association
Location: Izmir
Duration: 9 months
Dates implemented: 01.12. 2006 - 31.08.2007
Total Budget: € 44.836,20 
Grant Amount: € 40.352,58
Implementing unit: Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Culture and Social Affairs Directorate
 
51) Active Labour Market Strategy Project - New Opportunities Programme (2002) Vocational Training Programmes for Technical Support Persons 
Budget line: B7-050 TR/0205.01/002
Project Purpose: Programme intended for equipping young unemployed people with skills and/or enhancing young skilled labour to a better point. 
Applicant: Turkish Employment Organisation (ISKUR)
Partners: Bornova District Municipality, Chamber of Mechanical Engineers Izmir Branch, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Location: Bornova District, Izmir 
Duration: 12 months 
Total Budget: € 242.645,56 
Grant Amount: € 218.363,00
Implementing unit: Bornova Municipality Culture and Social Affairs Directorate

52) Patient and Elderly Care Training Programme for Women
Budget line: B7-050 TR/0205.01/002
Project Purpose
Programme intended for changing the point of view of women towards social life and improving their self-confidence.
Applicant: Turkish Employment Organisation (ISKUR)
Partners: Bornova District Municipality, Ege University Nursing Vocational High School, Ege University Women Problems Research and Practice Centre (EKAM), Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, Zubeyde Hanim Elderly Home.
Location: Bornova District, Izmir 
Duration: 10 months
Total Budget: € 107.879,64
Grant Amount: € 97.088,07
Implementing unit: Bornova Municipality Culture and Social Affairs Directorate
 
53) Integrated Programme for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Selected Industrial Areas in Izmir by 2003 (Automobile, Footwear and Garment Sectors)
Budget line: ILO-IPEC and local contribution

Project Purpose
The aim of the project is to withdraw 1500 children under the age of 15 working in selected industrial areas (auto repair, footwear, and garment) of Izmir from working life and put them back to education, prevent other children from working in these work places, improve working conditions of 2000 working children between the ages of 15 and 18, prevent 500 younger siblings from child labour, provide 1500 families with social services and alternative income sources.  As a result, 3479 children under the age of 15 were withdrawn from work and enrolled in primary school. 1000 children aged 15-18 were withdrawn from the worst forms of child labour and enrolled into the Apprenticeship Training Centres of the Ministry of Education.  The project has reached 6079 children in total.
Applicant: Ministry of Labour and Social Security - Chairmanship of Labour Inspection Board
Partners: Ministry of Labour and Social Security (applicant), Governorship of Izmir, Izmir Labour Inspection Board, Izmir Provincial Directorate for Social Services, Izmir Directorate of Education, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality 
Location: Izmir
Duration: 33 months
Dates implemented: 01.09.2001 – 31.05.2004
 
54) An Integrated Programme for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour in Furniture Sector in Three Selected Provinces (Izmir, Ankara, and Bursa)
Budget line: Action Programme on Child Labour Under Project (TC number) TUR/03/P50/USA
Applicant: Ministry of Labour and Social Security – Chairmanship of Labour Inspection Board 
Project Purpose : To support the elimination of child labour in dangerous industries in Turkey through withdrawal of all children under the age of 15 working in the furniture sector in Izmir, Ankara and Bursa and to improve working conditions of all children between the ages of 15 and 18 working under dangerous conditions in these sectors. 
Partners: Governorship of Izmir, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality

Location: Provinces of Izmir, Ankara and Bursa
Duration: 24 months
Dates implemented: 15.09.2004 – 15.09.2006
USDOL Donor Contribution: USD 2.500.000
Contribution of Germany: USD 500.000
Turkish Government: USD 6.243.000