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Yves Rocher Foundation’s Land of Women (Terre des Femmes) Awards - call for Nominations

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 12, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 11, 2019
Fondation Yves Rocher logo
Fondation Yves Rocher logo

The Yves Rocher Foundation, under the auspices of the Institut de France has announced a competition entitled “Land of Women Award” (Prix Terre de Femmes).

This competition is intended to financially support exemplary actions led by women, in favor of the environment.

Three local allocations are awarded each year:
1st Prize € 10,000
2nd Prize € 5,000
3rd Prize € 3,000
Grand Prix Terre de Femmes - an additional prize of € 10,000.

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Any woman having the nationality of one of the countries in which the price is established , namely: France DOM-TOM included, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Portugal, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine.
2. Women who work for the environment in a non-profit structure or in a structure with a commercial purpose with a social and environmental or private purpose.
3. Its action must already be engaged and benefit from concrete achievements.

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Applications must be submitted via given website.

Nomination deadline: 12 September 2019.

More information on how to apply could be found on their website, in both French and English:

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Jill Langhus
Aug 13, 2019
Aug 13, 2019

Thanks, Ana. I wish I knew of more people to share this with...

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 13, 2019
Aug 13, 2019

Friendly reminders:
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