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2020 World Habitat Awards to Foster Innovative Solutions to Global Housing Challenges

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 14, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on March 22, 2020
World Habitat Awards 2020 logo
World Habitat Awards 2020 logo

Entries to the Awards are encouraged from housing projects and programmes that:
1. Demonstrate practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing challenges;
2. Can be transferred or adapted in other countries across the world;
3. Are already being implemented or are completed i.e. not at design stage or in the very early stages of development; and
4. View the term habitat from a broad perspective and bring a range of other benefits. they particularly encourage entries from projects and programmes that are addressing the climate emergency. Other benefits of interest to include: income generation; social inclusion; community and individual empowerment; health benefits; capacity building and or education.

A prize of £10,000 is made to each of the two Gold Award winning projects.
Trophies are also presented to the Gold Award winning projects and travel and accommodation costs are met for one representative of each project to attend the awards ceremony.

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The 2020 World Habitat Awards recognise and highlight innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes from across the world.

Entries to the 2020 competition can be made until 23 March 2020.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 14
Feb 14

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 = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests 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 proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit 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. Yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Anita Shrestha
Feb 15
Feb 15

Thank you for sharing

Jill Langhus
Feb 15
Feb 15

Thanks, Ana!