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2019 European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Civil Society Prize: Rewarding Excellence in Civil Society Initiatives in the European Union

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 9, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 5, 2019
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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is seeking applications for its 2019 Civil Society Prize to reward innovative initiatives carried out by civil society organisations and/or individuals on the territory of the EU which aim to raise awareness of and fight for gender equality in the EU.

The overall objective of the prize is thus to raise awareness of the contribution that civil society organisations and/or individuals can make to creating a European identity and citizenship in a way that underpins the common values that are the foundation of European integration.

The Theme of the 2019 prize: “More women in Europe’s society and economy“.

The prize has a total value of 50 000 € and will be awarded during the EESC plenary session on 11-12 December 2019.

Eligibility:
a) civil society organisations officially registered within the European Union and acting at European, national, regional or local level
b) EU citizens and EU legally residents.

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Specific objective: to reward innovative initiatives carried out on the territory of the EU which aim to raise awareness of and fight for gender equality in the EU.

Deadline: 6 September 2019 at 10 am CEST

Interested applicants can apply online via given website: https://tinyurl.com/y3oj8qx9

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Jill Langhus
Aug 11
Aug 11

Thanks, Ana! This one sounds great:-)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.