#BeInclusive - Sport for Peace

Deadline :
September 29, 2022 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
45 000 EUR
Partners required:

Funding programme

Erasmus+ is the EU funding programme for education, training, youth and sport for the period 2021-2027. Read more about ERASMUS+ here.

Call overview

This prize category aims to promote the inclusion of refugees, such as in the context of the war in Ukraine.

Call details

To rewards projects using sport as a vehicle to promote peace and European values. This category would particularly target initiatives promoting the inclusion of refugees, such as in the context of the war in Ukraine.

Background

Since 2017 the #BeInclusive EU Sport Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of sport organisations and stakeholders promoting inclusion through sport. These Awards target in particular actions concerning groups with fewer opportunities and in social difficulty, people with disabilities, migrants and refugees, ethnic minorities, etc. These awards also include a gender equality dimension.

Objectives

The #BeInclusive EU sport Awards 2022 aim to reward and give visibility to the best projects that have successfully supported inclusion through sport. Projects can include disadvantaged, marginalized or underprivileged groups such as individuals with difficult social, economic or educational backgrounds, people with a disability, health problems or cultural differences, etc. This #BeInclusive EU sport Awards will also support gender equality. It will also contribute to Peace through the integration of migrants and refugees.

Besides rewarding specific organisations the #BeInclusive EU sport Awards 2022 will also give visibility and support the dissemination of innovative ideas, initiatives and best practices throughout Europe.

Expected results

The awards will feature the following three categories:

  • Promoting Gender Equality in sport “Be Equal”

To reward projects promoting the empowerment and participation of women and girls in sport. This category would celebrate role models who make gender equality a reality by setting an inspiring example. This directly follows the Report of the High Level Group on gender Equality in Sport.

  • Sport for Peace

To reward projects using sport as a vehicle to promote peace and European values. This category would particularly target initiatives promoting the inclusion of refugees, such as in the context of the war in Ukraine.

  • Breaking Barriers in Sport

To reward sport projects that promote inclusion, dialogue and tolerance, emphasizing the benefits of understanding each other and overcoming obstacles to participation. This category would reward initiatives that support disadvantaged groups, such as ethnic minorities, people with disabilities or vulnerable young people, to meet social challenges.

Budget

The total prize budget is 45 000 EUR.

This prize category will award EUR 15 000 with EUR 10 000 to the winner and EUR 2 500 to the two finalists(ranked 2nd and 3rd).

Eligibility

In order to be eligible, the applicants must:

  • be legal entities (natural persons, public or private bodies, including international organisations)
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.: EU Member State (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs)
  • be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:
  • Erasmus+ Programme Countries: EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs))
  • non-EU countries: listed EEA countries and countries associated to the Erasmus+ Programme (associated countries) or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature
  • Individuals are not eligible.

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Deadline :
September 29, 2022 5:00 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
45 000 EUR
Partners required: