The Aydın Doğan Foundation believes and works toward the ideal that democracy is an administrative style that cannot be given up, and that a powerful, respected modern society can be created through the efforts of modern generations educated a) to honour universal values and b) to contribute to the solutions of social and economic problems.
To improve the quality of education, support media studies, and promote cultural and social advancement in Turkey.
The foundation works in the following areas:
• Education, including support to schools and dormitories
• Competitions (Aydin Dogan International Cartoon Competition; The Young Communications Award; The Aydin Dogan Awards)