TUSEV launched the Civil Society Monitoring Project 2012 with the financial contributions from Chrest Foundation, Open Society Foundation and German Marshall Fund. The second edition of the Civil Society Monitoring Report will focus on developments in the 2011-2012 period to report on the strength and overall viability of non-profit sector in the country. Furthermore, the report will highlight both advances and setbacks in sectoral development. Following the first edition in 2011, TUSEV will continue with this research initiative on a yearly basis to allow for comparisons over time. This year’s report will provide information on various aspects of civil society such as, government-CSO relations, legal and fiscal environment, financial resources of the non-profit sector, governance of CSOs and international relations. Monitoring Report aims to open up a discussion on the role and impact of the non-profit sector in Turkey with case studies focusing on CSOs participation in Turkey’s new constitution making process, activities and role of the non-profit sector following Van Earthquake (October 2011), role of international donors in supporting Turkish CSO’s and media-CSO relations.