Launched by the European Commission Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (DG EAC) the #BeInclusive EU Sport Awards aim to recognise organisations using the power of sport to increase social inclusion for disadvantaged groups.
Who can apply
Organisations established in the Eramus+ programme countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, North Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Turkey);
public or private, commercial or not-for-profit, that have successfully developed sport projects aimed at social inclusion of ethnic minorities, refugees, people with disabilities, youth groups at-risk, or any other group that faces challenging social circumstances.
How to apply
Organisations will have to submit their projects, including text, videos, images or other material indicating the year and country in which the work was produced.
Projects can include young people with a migrant background, ethnic minorities, disadvantaged, marginalized or underprivileged groups, people with a disability, individuals with difficult social backgrounds, etc. Besides rewarding specific organisations, the award will also give visibility and support the dissemination of innovative ideas, initiatives and best practices throughout Europe.
Projects that are still in the development phase and have not yet been completed are not eligible.
Three winners and six 6 runners-up will be announced at a special awards ceremony on 1st December 2020 in Brussels, Belgium, where the projects will be presented to an audience of sport inclusion experts.
The three winners will receive € 10,000 each and the 6 runners-up will receive €2,500 each.
30 June 2020
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